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Marin County pension contributions to rise

The board that oversees the pension investments of a large chunk of Marin County’s public employees decided Tuesday to cut a key investment return assumption, resulting in member agencies and employees paying more to finance the program. The nine-member board of the Marin County Employees Retirement Association, known as MCERA, …

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US stocks mixed as retailers slump and tech companies rise

U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday afternoon as retailers and media companies decline but technology and industrial companies rise. Women’s clothing retailer J. Jill is tumbling after it slashed its forecast for the third quarter. AT&T is falling after it said it expects to lose DirecTV subscribers, while cable company …

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Rents rise across Bay Area

Rents continued to rise across the Bay Area in September, with San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco all registering year-over-year increases, according to a new report. It offers little relief to hard-pressed renters. In San Jose, the median cost of rents rose 2.5 percent year-over-year to $2,050 for a one-bedroom …

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Santa Rosa on the rise here in California | Opinion

Adjust your California maps: The little dot marking Santa Rosa needs to be bigger. Dramatic changes in housing, aging, transportation, and criminal justice are altering the Golden State’s geography, and no place in California stands to benefit more than Santa Rosa. The Sonoma County seat seems poised to become the …

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