San Francisco Weighs How To Help Homeless With Mental Health IssuesCritics say throwing more money at San Francisco's homeless problem won't solve it.
California Teachers Struggle As School Administrators Get Generous PensionsAs California public schools face layoffs and budget cuts, some school administrators are retiring with huge pensions.
Trump's $4.1 Trillion Budget: More For Military, Less For The PoorPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade.
UC Regents Approve Cap On Nonresident UndergraduatesThe University of California Board of Regents approved its first ever enrollment cap on nonresident undergraduates, heeding calls from the public to reserve more spots at its campuses for students from around the state.
Protesters Call For Rollback Of UC Tuition Hike Outside Regents MeetingProtests heated up outside a meeting of the University of California regents Wednesday morning as officials gathered to discuss budget concerns raised by a recent audit.
Some Question How Prop 56 Tobacco Tax Funds Being UsedWhen it comes to spending the tobacco tax approved on the state ballot last November, Governor Jerry Brown seems to have a somewhat creative interpretation of what voters approved.
Gov. Brown Wants More For Schools In Revised Spending PlanCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking more spending on schools and child care. He announced Thursday a revised outlook for the budget year that starts July 1.
Oakland Plan To Divert Soda Tax To Fill Budget Shortfall Has Residents UpsetMayor Schaaf says Oakland is facing a $32 million budget shortfall and wants to fill the gap by diverting $6 million of soda tax.
PBS CEO: Trump Budget Will Shut Down Rural StationsThe head of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is telling Congress that some public television and radio stations would close if Congress eliminates federal funding.
BART Board Declines To Study 25-Cent Minimum Fare IncreaseThe BART Board of Directors decided this morning not to study increasing the minimum fare by 25 cents in an effort to balance the 2018 fiscal year budget and offset a projected 10-year budget deficit.
GOP: Trump Budget Plan Cuts Both Too Deeply And Not EnoughSeveral congressional Republicans are panning the emerging outlines of President Donald Trump's first budget, complaining that he's cutting too much from already lean department accounts while leaving untouched the massive benefit programs blamed for the nation's deficits.
Storm-Lashed California Roads, Dams Could Cost $1B To FixThe bill to repair California's crumbling roads, dams and other critical infrastructure hammered by an onslaught of storms this winter could top $1 billion.