OUSD is the only school district in Northern California to receive such a grant, from the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration.
The $30.5 million in federal funds is helping to bring new life to the Alice Griffith housing development near Candlestick Park.
Nearly two dozen San Jose firefighters who were laid off last year are back on the job, and a ceremony was held Thursday to mark their return.
The California Housing Finance Agency has received a $3.2 million federal grant to provide financial counseling for homeowners who face possible foreclosure.
Stanford has revived a program aimed at increasing the number of minority students seeking admission to its medical school. That number had essentially fallen flat over the last 20 years.
Some unsolved homicide and sexual assault cases in Napa County are about to get more attention, as the county has received a federal grant to fund a Cold Case Unit.
As part of a nationwide effort to boost the use of broadband services, Mayor Gavin Newsom and the U.S. Department of Commerce on Tuesday announced a $7.9 million stimulus grant to improve San Franciscans’ access to technology.