ALAMEDA, Calif. — It has been more than six years since San Diego dropped its disclosure bombshell about failing to tell investors of the city’s pension ­underfunding.

The city accepted the ­resulting Securities and Exchange Commission sanctions, and only returned to the public bond market 20 months ago after a more than five-year hiatus. But it is still battling in court with the city’s pension system about its pension funding obligations.

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