A proposed budget released Tuesday by San Jose City Manager Debra Figone calls for cuts in police and firefighter positions and a reduction in services to close a $115 million deficit.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee released Monday the first part of his proposed budget for fiscal year 2011-2012.
Tuesday wasn’t shaping up to be a happy day at San Jose City Hall. Hundreds of workers – representing about 10% of the workforce – would be told they stand to be out of jobs by July.
It was revealed that sizeable across-the-board cuts in city departments were expected, as Oakland grapples with a projected $46 million deficit.
Gov. Jerry Brown kept up his push for a special election on the state budget Saturday in a quick tour through the territory of Republican lawmakers, who have repeatedly rebuffed him on the method he has chosen to close California’s remaining $15.4 billion budget deficit.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said city workers will be the hardest hit if his pension reform plan is approved.
The investors who won the contract to buy 24 state office buildings have sued the state.
Labor negotiations have become less contentious between unions and the city of San Jose as both sides try to negotiate a new deal.
Caltrain is now looking to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for a possible solution to its financial woes.
A more than $200 million budget deficit has many Santa Clara County departments grasping for ways to help bridge the gap.