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San Jose City Hall

San Jose’s Pension Costs Interfering With Essential City Services

Rising pension costs are decimating essential city services, according to a grand jury report issued Wednesday.

06/14/2012

Fire truck at Station 84. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Contra Costa Firefighters Avoid Layoffs

Contra Costa firefighters have managed to avoid layoffs while producing $6 million worth of savings for the county through a contract agreement.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/24/2011

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Palo Alto To Study Merging Two Fire Stations

The city wants to change mandatory staffing levels and merge Station 2 and Station 5 to cut costs and improve efficiency.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/03/2011

Palo Alto Firefighters' Initiative Takes Heat

PALO ALTO, Calif. (KCBS)- Budget problems in the city of Palo Alto could lead to a showdown with firefighters on Monday. The City Council takes up a firefighter-backed measure that could prevent fire crews from being […]

07/12/2010

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