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San Jose's Watered-Down Pension Deal

Today at 9:00am

San Jose City Council passed a new pension deal with police and firefighter unions this week, essentially gutting the pension reform measure that San Jose voters passed overwhelmingly in 2012.

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The California Report Magazine

What Lurks Below

Today at 4:30pm
Repeats at 6:30 and 11:00pm

This week, on The California Report, we journey underwater. Join The California Report to count fish in Monterey’s kelp forest, explore tide pools with the next generation of marine scientists and go behind the scenes of Seafood Watch.

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Fresh Air

Michael Keaton

Today at 1:00pm

In the film Birdman, Michael Keaton played an actor who played a superhero trying to reinvent himself by starring in a Broadway play. Fresh Air talks with Keaton about his films, and growing up the youngest in a large catholic family in Pennsylvania.

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