SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court ruled Wednesday that Sacramento County's pension system must hand over information about who receives benefits and how much they get. The ruling upheld a lower court decision in a lawsuit filed by The Sacramento Bee.

A three-judge panel of the Third District Court of Appeals said the Sacramento County Employees Retirement System must disclose the names of its members and how much they receive in benefits.

However, it does not have to turn over other data about retirees, such as addresses, telephone numbers or Social Security numbers.

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