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RPEA Chapter 9 Surf City- Santa Cruz has been serving retired public employees since 1958.

We are retired California public employees working together to maintain and improve the quality of the lives of our members by protecting and improving our retirement and medical benefits.


What's New

ALERT!! CalPERS Data Breach
At the CalPERS Board meeting on June 21st, the CalPERS board reported that hackers stole the names, social security numbers, birth dates and other confidential information of roughly 769,000 retirees and beneficiaries, taking advantage of a vulnerability in a CalPERS contracted vendor's cybersecurity system. The link above will connect you directly to the RPEA state website where you and others are able to get more information as well as responses to frequently asked questions about this very concerning issue.

California is extending the tax filing deadline for Californians impacted by December and January winter storms to October 16, 2023 – aligning with the IRS. This includes Monterey, San Bonito, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties.

Our next in-person meeting will be in December. More details will be in November newsletter.

Did you see our recent ad in local papers?

Surf-City Santa Cruz RPEA Chapter 9 has been serving retired public employees in Santa Cruz County for more than 50 years. The purpose of this Chapter is to

Promote the betterment and welfare of all retired state, classified school and contracting agency employees, who are receiving benefits from the California Public Employees Retirement system (CalPERS); and

Foster acquaintances, cooperation, harmony and economic well being among its members and thus assist in enjoyment of a healthy, active, interesting and useful life throughout their retirement; and

Promote the welfare of said chapter members in all ways compatible with the public interest, including but not limited to the support of legislation deemed beneficial, and resistance to legislation deemed detrimental to the interest of said Chapter members.