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