California To Have $10 Billion Budget Surplus By 2017, Analyst SaysCalifornia's independent legislative analyst is offering a rosier financial forecast for the state than in the last several years.
East SJ School District Fights To Avoid Consolidations, LayoffsThe 12,000 student Alum Rock Union Elementary School District is facing a $10 million budget deficit this year, meaning they could face school consolidations, teacher layoffs and program cuts.
Gov. Brown Proposes Rosier Budget, More Spending Riding a wave of new tax revenue, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a state spending plan that eliminates the massive deficits of recent years and provides nearly $5 billion more in spending over the previous year.
Property Owners To Pay Fee To Bail Out Cash-Strapped California Fire Agency On Monday over 825,000 property owners, mostly in California’s rural areas near forests, started receiving a $150 annual fee by the state in order to help offset Cal Fire's budget deficit.
Proposed Bill Limits Raises For Cal State University AdministratorsState Senator Leland Yee's proposed bill says colleges and universities shouldn’t give administrators pay raises while students struggle with fees and tuition increases.
Revised Pension Numbers Shrink San Jose's Budget DeficitYou could call it an early Christmas present for San Jose, in the form of a budget deficit reduction from $80 million to about $25 million.
Many Oakland Services Closed Monday In Effort To Balance Budget DeficitOakland administrators are reminding residents that most non-essential city services will be suspended on Monday.
CBS 5 Poll: Nearly Half Of Californians Think Tea Party Is 'Bad For America'Nearly half of all Californians think the Tea Party political movement is bad for the nation, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll designed to gauge voter attitudes about the latest federal budget deal struck on Capitol Hill.
New Oakland City Administrator Has Her Work Cut Out For HerThere won’t be a honeymoon period for Oakland's new city administrator, who faces a $58 million deficit that is expected to grow next year.
San Jose City Council Imposes Contract On 4 UnionsAs San Jose's fiscal situation remains bleak, the city council has imposed 10 percent wage and benefit cuts on four unions.
San Jose Budget Plan Details Deep CutsA 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.
SF Mayor Lee Releases First Part Of BudgetSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee released Monday the first part of his proposed budget for fiscal year 2011-2012.