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Questions Raised Over Spending In East Bay School District As Voters Weigh Bond Measure

In less than two weeks, voters in the West Contra Costa County Unified School District will decide on a $270 million bond measure. But the committee tasked with how the district spends tax money is frustrated over a lack of information.


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Marin Voters Approve Most Measures, Hospital Bonds

Voters in Marin County approved nine of 10 measures on the November ballot, including four sales tax measures and a $394 million bond issue for new construction and improvements to Marin General Hospital, according to unofficial final results.


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San Francisco Parks To Get Major Overhaul From Bond Money

The 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Bonds measure was overwhelmingly approved last November.


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San Jose Will Explore Raising Taxes To Improve Roads

The city council is exploring different avenues to come up with funding to fix some of the area’s worst roads.


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California Schools Chief Calls For Statewide Bond Measure

Tom Torlakson said the passage of Proposition 30 is just the first step in getting the state’s education system back on track.


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Prop B $248M Street Repair Plan Launches In San Francisco’s Mission District

The project will spend the first part of Proposition B money, aimed at fixes roadways in San Francisco.


Proposition B Promises More Funds To Fix SF Potholes

The pace of re-paving roads and filling potholes would pick up in San Francisco if voters approve Proposition B on the November ballot. There would also be money for bicycle and pedestrian safety in this $248 million bond measure.


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Seismic Repair Needs Mounting For UC Campuses

The tough economic times have already hit the UC system hard and now, there is an urgent need for funds to help seismically retrofit several campuses.


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Newark Looks To Bond Measure To Improve Aging Schools

Newark school officials are focused on a $65 million bond measure as a way to bring much-needed improvements to its schools.


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$248 Million San Francisco Street Repair Bond Measure Moving Forward

A bond measure to repair and improve city streets in San Francisco moved a step closer to making it on the November ballot on Friday.