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S.F. health care obligations a ticking time bomb
San Francisco Chronicle

The numbers grow larger, but the problem is the same. San Francisco faces runaway health obligations for its city workers, a financial burden that must be fixed or else layoffs, growing deficits and higher taxes will surely follow.

A report from City Controller Ben Rosenfield puts the future health care bill for city workers and retirees at $4.36 billion.