From politics to potato salad, even a trip to Mars, you can raise money for just about any product with crowdfunding, but those products don’t always make it into the hands of backers.
A mobile coffee cart staffed by the homeless is just one idea getting a jolt of funding in San Jose. It’s one of 13 projects aimed at making downtown San Jose more user friendly.
Uber is reportedly making financial moves that signal an eventual public offering of the ridesharing company.
This comes after months of negotiations and lobbying by President Napolitano for more funding from the state, to avoid tuition hikes of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced $48 million in new voter-approved funding for the city’s transit system on Monday. The money will go toward improvements for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the hiring of 244 people.
BART needs billions of dollars just to keep the trains running in the future, and the transit agency may end up asking the public to foot the bill.
Marin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city’s high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.
You can now stow your bike free for a day at a new BART Bike Station in the Uptown neighborhood at 19th and Broadway streets.
One of the best parts of living in the Golden State is the ability to enjoy over 1.6 million acres of mountains, beaches and valleys protected by state parks. But a new report finds park visitors do not reflect the state’s changing and diverse demographics, making the future of park funding uncertain.