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Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff Shows Off $100K Drone System

The Alameda County Sheriff’s department showed off its new drone among a swath of high-tech equipment Wednesday in Dublin.

12/03/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

Funds Diverted From Other Caltrans Projects To Make Up For New Bay Bridge Span Deficit

The new Bay Bridge eastern span will likely end up at least $35 million in the red, and officials are shifting money from other completed Caltrans bridge projects to make up the difference.

11/03/2014

The Koret Foundation website. (CBS)

Widow Of Koret Foundation Founder Says Charity Misusing Assets; Defendants Counter Sue

A San Francisco charitable foundation well-known for its philanthropy in the Bay Area and Israel is at the center of a brewing legal battle over its governance and grant-making.

10/08/2014

The UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty Startups

The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.

09/17/2014

(CBS)

San Jose Family Looks To Raise Money For Teen’s Funeral

The family of 16-year-old Manuel Urzua is hoping to raise $5,000 by Friday, to hold a service for the slain teen.

07/03/2013

Furloughed California Workers

California Worker Furloughs Increase State’s Long-Term Costs

The state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.

03/14/2013

(CBS)

California Students Fail To Claim Millions In Financial Aid

Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.

03/01/2013

Samuel P Taylor State Park

Audit Reveals That California Does Not Track Costs Of Operating Parks

A new audit finds that the state Department of Parks and Recreation does not know how much it costs to operate each of California’s 270 state parks, beaches and recreational areas.

02/14/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by Russell Coutts (#5) and Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill (#4)  in action during the match race final of the America's Cup World Series on August 26, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF Still Millions Short In America’s Cup Fundraising Effort

San Francisco officials are racing to raise tens of millions dollars from private donors to pay for security, transportation and the other costs of hosting the America’s Cup yachting championship later this year.

02/12/2013

(photo credit: Thinkstock)

California Schools Misappropriated Millions Of Dollars Intended For Low-Income Student Meals

State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.

02/06/2013

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