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Sean Elsbernd

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Pension Reform Measure Headed Towards Ballot

Widespread support for a charter amendment to overhaul San Francisco’s public employee pension system has not deterred the public defender from collecting signatures to put a competing measure on the November ballot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/25/2011

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Board To Vote On Weekend Service Reduction

The Caltrain Board will vote next week to determine the level of train service between San Francisco and Santa Clara Counties.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/16/2011

San Francisco City Hall (www.sfgov.org)

San Francisco Mayor Seeks Allies On Pension Reform

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee met behind closed doors with the Board of Supervisors Tuesday to discuss pension reform, an unusual visit one supervisor said carries lots of positive symbolism.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/09/2011

(CBS)

Caltrain CEO Highest Paid Transit Boss In California

Caltrain’s chief executive is the highest-paid transit boss in California, while the rail line said it is struggling to stay financially afloat.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011

(CBS)

Summit Held To Discuss Caltrain’s $30 Million Deficit

Caltrain needs a sustainable and permanent source of funding, according to the consensus of elected and transportation officials who gathered at Stanford University Friday to address the transit agency’s $30 million deficit.

CBS San Francisco–01/21/2011

San Francisco City Hall (www.sfgov.org)

San Francisco Pension Deficit Deepens

San Francisco’s pension fund for retired city workers is even worse off than projected. The city will have to contribute around $600 million next year to pay for pension costs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/12/2011

San Francisco Muni

Muni Drivers’ Salaries Now Subject To Bargaining

City voters unhappy with public transit took their anger out their frustration with Muni at the ballot box, approving a measure that eliminates salary guarantees for drivers and train operators.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/03/2010

Prescription drug containers at pharmacy (AP)

San Francisco Supervisors Prescribe Solution For Drug Pollution

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors Committee has endorsed legislation that would force drug manufacturers to help the public safely dispose of unwanted medications.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/19/2010

San Francisco Muni Metro light rail train car at Folsom Street station (AP)

Campaign 2010: A Closer Look At “Fix Muni Now”

Almost 75,000 people in San Francisco signed the initiative petition that put Proposition G on the ballot, which is a sign of dissatisfaction with Muni in general and Muni operators in particular.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/14/2010

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