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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.

'Ray And Joan' Chronicles Complex Life Of Kroc's Philanthropic Wife

McDonald's began in a scrappy working class town east of LA, but businessman Ray Kroc turned it into a billion dollar global enterprise. And it's Kroc's 3rd wife Joan who donated much of the Kroc fortune after his death. It's a story that KCRW's Lisa Napoli tells in the book "Ray And Joan: The Man Who Made The McDonald's Fortune And The Woman Who Gave It All Away." She told our John Sepulvado the couple actually had a decade long affair before finally wedding in 1969.

Senator Feinstein Working with Congress to Protect Undocumented Immigrants

Senator Dianne Feinstein says she is quote "extraordinarily concerned" about the initial steps President-elect Donald Trump has made toward undocumented immigrants in this country. And she's especially worried about calls for mass deportations.