San Jose State Reverses Plans To Cut Courses, Delays ConstructionSan 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.
San Jose State Faces Huge Budget Shortfall; Fewer Classes PlannedThe university realized a month ago they will spend $4 million more than they have in the budget.
Antioch Voters Approve Half-Cent Sales Tax To Fight Crime, BlightVoters 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.
No Air Show For Fleet Week In San Francisco After Federal Budget CutsFleet 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.
Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent OfficeThe 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.
San Jose Fire Chief McDonald Leaving For Las VegasFire 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.
Sequestration Cuts Put Permanent Silicon Valley U.S. Patent Office On HoldAccording 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.
SFO Passengers Facing Delays Over Air Traffic Controller CutsSome 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.
CCSF Students Want Help From City Hall To Fight CutsStudents 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.
Sequestration To Have Limited Immediate Impact On CaliforniaFederal 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.
Looming Budget Cuts May Cause Long Bay Area Flight Delays With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close several Bay Area air traffic control towers and flights into major airports like San Francisco’s could face delays of up to 90 minutes.
Federal Budget Sequester Could Cut $88M From California SchoolsThe White House has been warning of dire consequences for California if automatic “sequester” cuts in federal spending take effect, as scheduled, on Friday, March 1st.