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.
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.
The San Jose Fire Department welcomed 33 new recruits Friday, one of its largest recruitment classes ever.
The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.
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.
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.
The San Jose Fire Department has obtained an $8.6 million federal grant, and with it fire officials plan to hire 27 new firefighters.
The U.S. Justice Department is giving a $3.6 million financial boost to an East Bay police force.
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.
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.