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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

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

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