CA High Speed Rail Project Will Likely Exceed $68 Billion Budget, Miss 2022 DeadlineCalifornia's ambitious Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail project will likely miss its 2022 deadline and go over its $68 billion budget, a newspaper analysis concluded.
7 Alternatives To Lululemon Yoga Pants That Won't Bust Your BudgetYoga pants may be a staple of your wardrobe on and off the mat, but you don't have to pay exorbitant prices to be comfortable in downward facing dog.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Signs Budget Without Cuts, Money For 400 More Police OfficersSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and members of the Board of Supervisors gathered at City Hall Wednesday for the signing of a no-cut budget that will allow for expansion of many city departments during the city’s fiscal year 2015-2016 and 2016-2017.
State Lawmakers To Vote On $117.5 Billion Budget That Boosts Social Spending, Tempting Showdown With BrownCalifornia’s social service programs suffered deep cuts in the last recession, and now Democrats who control both houses of the Legislature want to increase spending on them as the state rebounds.
BART Approves Budget For Longer, More Frequent Trains On East Bay LinesBART's Board of Directors passed a new $1.6 billion budget Thursday that promises longer and more frequent trains for riders of two East Bay lines beginning in September.
San Quentin's Death Row Is Running Out Of RoomSan Quentin’s Death Row is home to some of the state’s most notorious criminals, but the prison may be running out of room for them, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to ask for millions of dollars to pay for more cells.
No UC Tuition Hikes For Next 2 Years As Part Of Governor Brown’s Revised BudgetThis comes after months of negotiations and lobbying by President Napolitano for more funding from the state, to avoid tuition hikes of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.
Gov. Brown Expected To Push For More Funds For Public SchoolsLawmakers expect Gov. Jerry Brown to suggest spending more tax dollars on public schools and community colleges while asking for more money to be set aside for a rainy day when he releases his updated budget this week.
BART Could See More Breakdowns On Tracks, Needs More Than $4 Billion To Upgrade InfrastructureBART officials said the 10-inches of rail broke on a newer section of tracks, and the rails like the cars badly need to be replaced.
Body Cameras For All San Francisco Police Officers Proposed; 250 More Officers To Be HiredThe budget proposal from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee would also allow the city to 250 new police officers over the next two years.
Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In CotatiMarin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
Racial Divide In California's State Parks Could Squander Future FundingOne of the best parts of living in the Golden State is the ability to enjoy over 1.6 million acres of mountains, beaches and valleys protected by state parks. But a new report finds park visitors do not reflect the state's changing and diverse demographics, making the future of park funding uncertain.