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San Jose's Pension Cuts Land in Court

A lawsuit challenges Measure B, the city's voter-approved plan to make changes to retirement benefits it previously agreed to in negotiations.

San Jose Gets $200,000 NEA Grant for Downtown Arts District

San Jose is getting a federal grant to create an arts and culture district downtown.

Bill Would Allow 'Gig Economy' Workers to Organize

A bill to allow workers in the so-called "gig economy" to organize has passed its first committee hurdle in the State Assembly.

New Proposal Would Make Community College Free in San Francisco

The idea of free community college tuition is gaining steam across California. The latest salvo is an attempt by a San Francisco supervisor to put a measure on the ballot to increase transfer taxes on luxury homes and use those funds for community colleges.