This comes after the Los Angeles City Council voted this week to shut down pot clubs in the city.
Friday the 13th was a business closure day in Oakland – agreed upon by city employees to help balance the city’s budget.
Firefighters in Eastern Contra Costa County are expressing concern about the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Specifically, they fear the closure of a number of the area’s fire stations on Sunday leaves the community particularly vulnerable during a dangerous time.
The East Contra Costa Fire District will close half of its stations and lose 15 of its firefighters next month on the heels of last week’s failed ballot Measure S, the district’s fire chief said Wednesday.
State Senators Joe Simitian and Noreen Evans unveiled a budget plan Tuesday to prevent 70 state parks from closing in July.
Thanks to efforts by a local non-profit group, the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park will remain open for the next three years.
An interview with Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Anthony Smith on the improving situation for his district despite budget problems in the city and state.
Republican lawmakers have failed to override Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of a bill that would have allowed local governments to take over the operations of state parks that are set to close because of budget cuts.
Sears will be closing more than a hundred Sears and Kmart stores across the country after struggling during the holiday shopping season.
A group of angry parents has served recall notices to several board members of the Oakland Unified School District.