Pension Costs

San Jose City Hall

State Auditor Report Finds San Jose Likely Overstated Future Pension Costs

The California State Auditor has released a new report showing San Jose officials likely overstated future pension costs by millions of dollars, with the higher figures used in the lead-up to June’s controversial pension reform measure.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pensions Emerge As Key Issue In State Budget Talks

A partisan split over how to change California’s massively underfunded pension systems is playing an increasingly prominent role in the debate over Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to fix the state’s woeful budget.

CBS San Francisco–03/06/2011

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.

Quan Meets With Oakland PD’s Rank And File

Jean Quan said she was looking to improve what’s been a tense relationship between elected officials and law enforcement over the last year.