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California Cities Vote to Reduce Pension Benefits




    If you're concerned about high pension costs in California, some progress was made in seven of the state's cities on election day.

    Ed Mendel, the journalist who most closely follows this issue, has this helpful roundup.

    The only defeat for a local ballot measure aimed at reducing taxpayer costs of pensions? San Francisco, where Public Defender Jeff Adachi (pictured) led a high-profile campaign.