Melrose Elementary School in Oakland (School website)

Oakland Puts Brakes On Plan To Close Schools

Oakland Unified School District officials said they are on better financial footing, but not out of the woods yet.



Oakland Unified Releases List Of Schools Facing Closure

The Oakland Unified School District released a list of schools they would like to close in the first step toward a multi-million dollar consolidation plan.


Vallejo Fire truck

Vallejo Considers Consolidating Police And Fire Departments

With fewer police and firefighters in Vallejo, a city councilwoman has raised the possibility that public safety services be consolidated with other cities or the county.


South Bay Schools Consider Consolidation

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KCBS)- Last week, the Santa Clara County Grand Jury proposed mass consolidation of many South Bay school districts. But at least one congressman is not thrilled with that proposal.