San Jose State University has reversed plans to eliminate courses in the upcoming spring semester due to budget cuts. While the classes slated for removal are back in the catalog, some building improvements will be delayed.
The university realized a month ago they will spend $4 million more than they have in the budget.
Voters appear to have overwhelmingly approved a half-cent sales tax that is expected to bring in more than $4.3 million annually and help Antioch out of its current financial crisis, according to unofficial election results.
Fleet Week is still happening in San Francisco next week, but it will be a much quieter affair and there will be no air show or ship parade—both of which were canceled because of federal budget cuts.
The federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.
Fire Chief William McDonald announced on Thursday that he will leave San Jose after three years of service, amid a contentious relationship with City Hall and layoffs, to become the chief in Las Vegas.
According to a report published Monday in the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the General Services Administration advised prospective landlords in late May that the process might be delayed, for an undetermined length of time, because of the sequester-related budget cuts to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Some fliers headed to Los Angeles International Airport, and other destinations were met with long delays on the first day of staffing cuts for air traffic controllers because of government spending reductions.
Students at two City College of San Francisco campuses walked out of classes Thursday to protest a broad array of budget cuts as the school faces the possible loss of its accreditation.
Federal spending cuts are expected to dampen California’s economic recovery at a time when a housing rebound and job growth are gaining traction. But the immediate effect may not prove detrimental to the state’s economy.