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(University of San Francisco)

UCSF Projects $28M In Research Fund Losses This Year From Sequester

UCSF is the largest public recipient of National Institutes of Health funding nationwide, but they project a loss of $28 million in funding this year due to the recent sequestration.

03/08/2013

San Francisco City College (CBS)

Assembly Looks To Stabilize Funding For Struggling CCSF

With City College of San Francisco facing reduced enrollment as it struggles to maintain its accreditation status, a state assemblyman has proposed legislation that could help stabilize the school’s funding.

02/28/2013

San Francisco City College (CBS)

CCSF Students Upset Over Cuts As School Tries To Stay Accredited

City College of San Francisco students, staff and administration remain at an impasse after a meeting Monday in which students demanded more input in the school’s changes as it fights to keep its accreditation.

02/25/2013

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Looming Budget Cuts May Cause Long Bay Area Flight Delays

With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close several Bay Area air traffic control towers and flights into major airports like San Francisco’s could face delays of up to 90 minutes.

02/25/2013

Aerial view of the city, San Jose (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose Begins Restoring Street Lamps Turned Off To Save Money

Starting Saturday, the streets of San Jose will be looking much brighter when the city starts reconnecting 900 street lights turned off four years ago to save money.

02/22/2013

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Improving Finances Send Gov. Brown’s Approval Rate Soaring

A new Field Poll finds that Jerry Brown is enjoying his highest job-performance ratings since returning to the governor’s office two years ago.

02/21/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Californians Upbeat Over Future, Budget Plan

A new poll finds that Californians are more optimistic about the future of the state than at any time since before the recession.

01/31/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Optimistic On California Rebound In State Of State Address

Cheering a California rebound, Gov. Jerry Brown says voter-approved tax increases have put the state on sound financial footing but warns lawmakers that they must be tight-fisted with the government purse strings.

01/24/2013

university of california, berkeley

California’s Colleges See More Money In Brown’s Budget

After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities. In return, he wants them to hold down costs, expand online learning and stop raising tuition, which has increased sharply in recent years.

01/11/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Proposes Rosier Budget, More Spending

Riding a wave of new tax revenue, Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing a state spending plan that eliminates the massive deficits of recent years and provides nearly $5 billion more in spending over the previous year.

01/10/2013

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