San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed that $6.7 million go towards maintenance on Muni rather than a pilot program for free passes for low-income youth.
A new type of savings account is helping low-income families triple their savings with a 3-to-1 match of every dollar they invest, up to $500. The only catch: all the money, up to $2,000 total, must be used for their child’s education expenses.
Many residents oppose the plan, calling for county officials to spend on other programs.
Federal officials have given their approval to start construction on the first phase of California’s high-speed rail system.
Passenger service is now expected to start in 2017, a year earlier than previously scheduled.
The San Francisco 49ers appear to have reached a deal over $30 million in voter-approved funding for their new stadium in Santa Clara that was unexpectedly yanked by county officials in June.
The battle over $30 million in funding for the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara has taken a new twist as a state legislator has authored a bill that would reallocate funds to the project.
The San Jose Fire Department has obtained an $8.6 million federal grant, and with it fire officials plan to hire 27 new firefighters.
On Friday the State Senate endorsed an $8 billion dollar package for high speed rail. Not everyone is excited about it.
At issue is $30 million in tax dollars which were slated for the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara.