Four districts are facing major financial troubles, among the almost 200 listed in a new state report.
More than a half-billion dollars in cuts have been proposed to the state’s court system, potentially making it harder to pay a traffic fine or get a divorce.
Gov. Brown’s proposed budget cuts to the court system will likely go through, which is cause for an emergency meeting by the state Supreme Court.
Next 10, a nonpartisan policy organization based in San Francisco, has released the 2012 version of their California Budget Challenge, an online tool that lets users understand the serious choices facing the state and determine where they stand on a series of spending and revenue policy options.
The University of California, San Francisco is launching a first-of-its-kind campaign to ask private donors to make up money lost to state budget cuts.
Thanks to efforts by a local non-profit group, the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park will remain open for the next three years.
A teacher at a Pinole elementary school has gone on a hunger strike over possible education cuts. As he gives up food, his students are also giving up some of their favorite things.
Officials say a deal has been reached to save Benicia State Historic Park, one of 70 California parks scheduled for closure due to budget cuts.
San Jose’s Mayor Reed is pleased his most recent budget report shows a surplus, but admits cuts to services are partly the reason for being in the black.
A recently completed skate park – the largest in the state – will no longer have to close down, thanks to last minute support from parents and the City of San Jose.