Funding

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Supervisor Claims SF Was ‘F-ing Played’ By America’s Cup Organizers

The America’s Cup Organizing committee is millions short in coming up with private funds to cover the costs of covering the yachting race. Now a San Francisco supervisor has said city officials were “f-ing played” by race organizers and he’s “f-ing ashamed” of the likelihood that the city will spend millions in public funds on the event.

02/19/2013

The SMART Train would provide service between Larkspur and Cloverdale. (Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit)

SMART Rail Wins Funding For Extension To Sonoma County Airport

Riders on the commuter rail line being built through Sonoma and Marin counties will be able to catch a train all the way to the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport, transportation officials said.

01/25/2013

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

Despite Budget Increase, CSU Sees Nearly $250 Million Funding Gap

California State University officials say they need nearly $250 million more in state funding for the next academic year than Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget calls for.

01/22/2013

(CBS)

Funding For Business Startups Declines

A new study shows that funding for business startups declined in 2012, the first time that’s happened in three years, as venture capitalists spent less money on fewer deals.

01/18/2013

university of california, berkeley

UC: No Tuition Hike Needed Under Brown’s Budget

University of California leaders say the 10-campus system can avoid raising undergraduate tuition this fall if UC gets the funding increase proposed in Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.

01/17/2013

California State Parks

Audit Confirms California Parks Underreported Funding For 19 Years

A new audit confirms that staff at the California Department of Parks and Recreation intentionally under-reported the amount of money in its accounts for at least 19 years.

12/21/2012

(CBS)

Phil Matier: East Bay School District Wins ‘Race To The Top’ Grant

The New Haven Unified School District in Union City was one of the nationwide winners of a Race to the Top grant.

12/12/2012

San Francisco Muni bus, 9 San Bruno

Plan To Offer Free Youth Rides On SF Muni Dealt Another Blow

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.

11/19/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: ‘Triple Boost’ Helps Low-Income Families Save For Education

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.

10/12/2012

Prison bars, generic, crime

$160M Approved For New San Mateo County Jail

Many residents oppose the plan, calling for county officials to spend on other programs.

09/26/2012

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