February 10, 2017 Lamorinda Sunrise Rotary Speaker—Columnist Dan Borenstein! Please join us—7:00 am breakfast meeting, Lafayette Park Hotel, Lafayette, CA.
Dan Borenstein is an award-winning columnist and editorial writer for the Bay Area News Group, which includes the East Bay Times and San Jose Mercury News.
He has worked for the Times and its affiliated newspapers since 1980, including previous assignments as political editor, Sacramento Bureau Editor, projects editor and assistant metro editor.
A Bay Area native, he holds undergraduate degrees in journalism and political science and master’s degrees in public policy and journalism, all from the University of California, Berkeley.
His weekly column often focuses on public finance issues, including columns during the past seven years on government employee pensions. Those columns have helped shaped public policy at the local and state levels.
Dan Borenstein is regarded by many as one of the most knowledgeable journalists in California when it comes to public pensions. His pension columns have won the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism Award for commentary and Freedom of Information Award for column writing, and the California Newspaper Publishers Association awards for column writing and public service.”