BART Placing $3.5 Billion Bond To Fix System On November BallotAfter years of focusing on system expansion, the BART Board of Directors is looking to completely rebuild the agency’s aging infrastructure and voted unanimously Thursday to place a $3.5 billion bond on the November ballot to fund the effort.
Questions Raised Over Spending In East Bay School District As Voters Weigh Bond MeasureIn 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.
Marin Voters Approve Most Measures, Hospital BondsVoters 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.
San Francisco Parks To Get Major Overhaul From Bond MoneyThe 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Bonds measure was overwhelmingly approved last November.
San Jose Will Explore Raising Taxes To Improve RoadsThe city council is exploring different avenues to come up with funding to fix some of the area's worst roads.
California Schools Chief Calls For Statewide Bond MeasureTom Torlakson said the passage of Proposition 30 is just the first step in getting the state's education system back on track.
Prop B $248M Street Repair Plan Launches In San Francisco's Mission DistrictThe 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 PotholesThe 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.
Seismic Repair Needs Mounting For UC CampusesThe 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.
Newark Looks To Bond Measure To Improve Aging SchoolsNewark school officials are focused on a $65 million bond measure as a way to bring much-needed improvements to its schools.
$248 Million San Francisco Street Repair Bond Measure Moving ForwardA bond measure to repair and improve city streets in San Francisco moved a step closer to making it on the November ballot on Friday.