With Booming State Economy, Gov. Brown Plans $1.4 Billion Boost To K-12 SpendingGov. Brown released a budget plan last week that would boost state spending per student to $10,591 in the next fiscal year, compared to $8,564 per student in 2007.
July Numbers Show Employment Growing Slowly But Surely In The Golden StateIn the Bay Area, San Mateo County had the lowest percent of unemployed residents in July.
San Francisco Unemployment Hits Record Low Of 3.8 Percent; State Jobless Rate DropsThe Employment Development Department released updated figures Friday showing that unemployment is down statewide and at a record low in the City of San Francisco.
Gov. Brown Signs Budget That Reshapes K-12 SpendingGov. Jerry Brown has signed a state spending plan for the coming fiscal year that makes budget-busting deficits a distant memory and funnels billions of additional dollars to K-12 schools.
Iowa Governor Trying To Lure California Businesses To Hawkeye StateFirst it was Rick Perry of Texas, now Iowa's Governor is coming to California to lure businesses to set up shop in the Hawkeye state.
San Jose CEO Agrees With Newsom, ‘Invest in K-12 Information Technology’A San Jose tech CEO agrees with Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom's state economic revitilization plan and wants improvements in K-12 access to information technology.
S&P: California's Fiscal Problems Different From GreeceCalifornia and Greece might share enviable weather and postcard-worthy beaches, but their fiscal problems aren't the same.
California Borrowing Billions To Pay For UnemploymentWith one in every eight workers unemployed and empty state coffers, California is borrowing billions of dollars from the federal government to pay unemployment insurance.