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Oakland Police arrive at a demonstration. (CBS)

Oakland Gets Big Share Of $20M Police Hiring Grant From Feds

California is receiving nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers. Of that, Oakland will get a $4.5 million, the highest amount awarded in the country.

09/17/2013

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SF Fire Department Loses $7.8M Grant For New Fireboat Over Delays In Purchase

The San Francisco Fire Department has lost a $7.8 million federal grant for the first new fireboat in 50 years because it didn’t spend the money in time.

05/15/2013

San Jose Fire Department truck

San Jose Fire Department Welcomes 33 New Recruits

The San Jose Fire Department welcomed 33 new recruits Friday, one of its largest recruitment classes ever.

10/27/2012

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East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training Grant

The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.

09/21/2012

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Contra Costa County Receives Federal Grant To Keep Inmates From Returning

Contra Costa County has received a $750,000 federal grant to help paroled low-level offenders successfully re-enter the community and avoid returning to jail or prison.

08/30/2012

A San Francisco Muni Bus

San Francisco Upgrading Muni Bus Fleet With $21M Grant

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to upgrade its aging bus fleet with the help of more than $21 million in federal grants, city officials announced Monday.

07/24/2012

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San Jose Fire Department Hiring 27 Firefighters With $8.6M Federal Grant

The San Jose Fire Department has obtained an $8.6 million federal grant, and with it fire officials plan to hire 27 new firefighters.

07/13/2012

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Hayward Police Get $3.6M In Federal Grant Money

The U.S. Justice Department is giving a $3.6 million financial boost to an East Bay police force.

06/26/2012

BART station (CBS)

BART’s South Bay Extension Gets $900M Boost From Feds

The BART Silicon Valley/Berryessa Extension has actually been in the works for years, but the federal grant means the project will move forward in a matter of weeks.

03/12/2012

Hayward Tree Planting

Hayward Neighborhood To Receive Millions In Federal Money

An economically-depressed area in South Hayward will start the New Year on a promising note, with a federal neighborhood initiative pumping millions of dollars into school and community resources.

12/26/2011

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