Due to the state Supreme Court ruling that legislators can cut redevelopment funds, Oakland’s Mayor Quan may be handing out dozens of pink slips and cutting salaries.
City spokeswoman Karen Boyd said the notices will go to employees in every city department except for employees in the police and fire departments, whose contracts bar them from being laid off.
SACRAMENTO (KCBS)— Governor Jerry Brown met with reporters Tuesday to review his first year in office and look ahead to what’s next. The governor said it’s exhilarating and exciting to be running the state again […]
A projected $3 billion budget deficit now facing California this fiscal year will almost certainly trigger cuts in December at school districts throughout the state.
Peninsula congresswoman Jackie Speier plans to spend the next five days limiting herself to eating on a budget of $4.50 per day—which she says is the budget of a typical food stamps recipient.
The state budget ax is hitting courts across California, and now the public will be feeling the effects of staffing and service cuts at the San Mateo County Superior Court.
An interview with UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau on the challenges the university has faced with budget cuts over the last few years.
Layoffs and budget cuts have hurt the department in their efforts to get the deadly weapons off the streets and out of the hand of criminals.
State Supreme Court Chief Justice,Tani Cantil-Sakauye, says justice can still be served in California, even though three years of budget cuts are making it hard on the system.
As a result of police officer layoffs, anonymous noise complaints, burglar alarms and non-injury car crashes will now fall under the category of ‘non-response.’