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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

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Feds Approve Of First Leg Of California High-Speed Rail

Federal officials have given their approval to start construction on the first phase of California’s high-speed rail system.

09/19/2012

BART station (CBS)

BART To San Jose Extension Receives Millions In Construction Funding

Passenger service is now expected to start in 2017, a year earlier than previously scheduled.

08/28/2012

49ers new stadium

49ers, Santa Clara County Reach Deal Over Disputed $30M In Stadium Funds

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.

08/10/2012

49ers new stadium

Bill Authored To Reallocate Lost Funding For 49ers Stadium

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.

07/31/2012

SJFD

San Jose Fire Department Hiring 27 Firefighters With $8.6M Federal Grant

The San Jose Fire Department has obtained an $8.6 million federal grant, and with it fire officials plan to hire 27 new firefighters.

07/13/2012

CA high speed rail

Melissa Griffin: California High-Speed Rail Funding Approved

On Friday the State Senate endorsed an $8 billion dollar package for high speed rail. Not everyone is excited about it.

07/09/2012

49ers New Stadium

49ers Gain Early Legal Victory In Fight Over Stadium Funding

At issue is $30 million in tax dollars which were slated for the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara.

07/04/2012

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