The Skinny

Bowing to popular demand, sort of, we put together a special print edition of Capitol Weekly focusing on open-enrollment, that month-long period when government workers decide whether to change health-care plans. If you’re not a state employee, don’t have health care coverage and wouldn’t be interested in shopping around even if you did, you can skip all the pithy info and go directly to Big Daddy. But for everybody else, and that’s almost everybody, check out the issue, which includes a wealth of information happily swiped from CalPERS and distilled by our vast, underworked staff. And as a special bonus, we’ve printed 20,000 copies, so wrap all the fish you want  …  The Skinny usually devolves into harmless chatter, and rightly, too. But since this is our first printed Skinny in eight months, we thought take we’d plug a couple of things. We plan an all-day, post-mortem on the 2012 elections on Nov. 8 featuring an array of political junkies. Like the one we did in 2010, it will be informal, include a box lunch and have plenty of time for Q&A. Joining us in the deed is the University of California, the California Channel and the Leadership California Institute, among others. Details to come …  And Capitol Weekly’s Top 100 list, the product of careful analytical research, will be out later this month. You’ve been warned …

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