Pension cuts, Wells Fargo protests, and the crowded mayoral race
Two new proposals on pension reform in Sacramento could cut up to 40% from California public employee pension benefits. Protestors angry over Wells Fargo's foreclosure policies disrupt the company's annual meeting in San Francisco. The already crowded San Francisco mayoral race is off to a dramatic start, as nine major candidates face off in their first debate.
- Josh Richman, Legal and Political Affairs Reporter, Oakland Tribune
- Mark Calvey, Senior Reporter, San Francisco Business Times
- Rachel Gordon, City Hall reporter, San Francisco Chronicle
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month. In March, KQED Public TV 9 and Public Radio 88.5 FM schedule a special lineup of programs focused on themes and issues related to women.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.