BART May Ask Taxpayers For The Billions It Needs To Keep Trains RunningBART needs billions of dollars just to keep the trains running in the future, and the transit agency may end up asking the public to foot the bill.
$7.5 Billion Water Bond For Drought Relief Leads Among Likely VotersA new Field Poll finds slightly more than half of likely voters approve of a $7.5 billion water bond on the November ballot.
Cash-Strapped Oakland Wants Out Of Costly Bond Deal With Goldman Sachs Oakland is currently paying $4 million a year in interest to Goldman Sachs for bonds at a locked-in rate that has them overpaying by millions compared current rates. City officials have said that needs to change.
Richmond Defendant’s Release On Book Reports OverturnedAn appeals court has overturned a judge’s decision to release a defendant in a Richmond sting operation on the condition that he write book reports.
Richmond Man Freed On Bond But Must Write Book ReportsA man charged in an undercover sting operation in Richmond that ended in gunfire has been ordered released on bond on the condition that he read and write book reports.
Phil Matier: Rebuilding Children’s Hospital of OaklandChildren's Hospital of Oakland is launching a campaign to rebuild and retrofit its facilities. When the hospital tried to renovate in 2008 it was disastrous, which has leaders looking at this work as not so much rebuilding this northern California icon, but also some redemption for the ’08 mess, complete with an image reboot.
Contra Costa College Seeks Bond To Upgrade Aging CampusContra Costa College may ask voters in El Cerrito, Richmond and San Pablo to fund seismic upgrades and improvements in disability access.