Federal funds

Phil Matier: Oakland City Council Approves Surveillance CenterThe decision to accept $2.2 million in federal dollars for the Domain Awareness Center was met with plenty of resistance, as protesters shouted “shame, shame” following the approval.
Bay Area Homeless Vets To Get Helping Hand With Housing The Bay Area is receiving 280 vouchers to get homeless veterans permanent housing.
High-Speed Rail Leaders Voice Guarded Optimism At SF ConferenceThe California project is seen as one that will lay the groundwork for future high-speed rail projects across the country.
Roads Getting Repaved In California Despite Economic DownturnRoads throughout California are being repaved at a rapid rate, but that could end if Congress does not renew a transportation bill this month.
Contra Costa Fire District Receives Major Federal GrantThe financially-strapped Contra Costa Fire Protection District has received a major grant from a federal agency.
California High-Speed Rail Could Cash In On Florida DecisionA decision by Florida Governor Rick Scott to cancel plans for high-speed rail in the state could spell good news for California’s high-speed rail project.
CA a Finalist for Race to the Top Funds