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Report Finds California’s Financial Comeback Mainly Due To Spending Reductions, Not Higher Revenue

The report from Standard & Poor’s found that contrary to popular belief, lower spending has spurred California’s economic recovery, and not higher revenues.

01/28/2015

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California Fails To Track $13 Billion In Mental Health Funds 10 Years After Voters Approved Tax Measure

State and county officials cannot show how billions of dollars collected through a voter-approved tax on millionaires are being spent or whether the related programs have helped people with mental illness as voters intended, a state watchdog commission reported Tuesday.

01/27/2015

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Top 3 Budgeting Tips For Seniors

There are a lot of things to consider when caring for a loved one on a fixed income. Here are some ways to help ease finances…

01/07/2015

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Nearly $82M Awarded To Construct Central Subway In San Francisco

Caltrans awarded nearly $82 million to construct the Central Subway light rail line in San Francisco, representatives said on Wednesday.

11/30/2014

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Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Talks About City’s Numerous Challenges

Libby Schaaf may be the new face of Oakland – but she is certainly facing the same set of problems.

11/07/2014

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California Voters Approve Prop 2, State Rainy Day Fund

California will overhaul its rainy day fund to pay down more debt and provide a bigger buffer against future state budget shortfalls under a measure approved by voters.

11/04/2014

Bring your own food to Levi's Stadium. Cut-up fruit in clear plastic bags, and water in plastic bottles are among many of the things you can bring in.

3 Money-Saving Tricks To Make Games Affordable That The 49ers And Levi’s Stadium Don’t Always Tell You

Enjoying a 49ers game at the new Levi’s Stadium can cost upwards of $100 just for the a single ticket plus $30 or more for parking, and $5.75 for a bottle of water, meaning a family of four could easily drop $600 or more.  We can’t help with the ticket prices, but we’ve found 3 easy ways to seriously save you money on everything else.

08/14/2014

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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

Lake Merritt in Oakland. (CBS)

Alameda County Supervisors Approve $2.8 Billion Budget

That amount represents an increase of $86.7 million, or 3.2 percent, over the current fiscal year, and closes a funding gap of $67.1 million.

06/27/2014

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SF Art’s Commission Chair Budget Does Not Sit Well With City Supervisors

Although it’s been a harmonious year financially at San Francisco City Hall, the supervisors were surprised how much padding found its way into the budget for fancy chairs to furnish the Arts Commission’s new offices at the War Memorial building.

06/26/2014

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