Jim Beall

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Bay Area Community College Students Want Schools To Offer 4-Year Degrees

About 300 college students from San Jose boarded buses Monday and traveled to Sacramento to urge lawmakers to favor a bill allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees, a spokesman said.


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San Jose’s Annual Pride Festivities Focused On Health

San Jose’s Pride Celebration 2012, titled “Equality for Everyone,” will kick off the 37th annual event on Friday with a news conference highlighting this year’s health-focused theme.



South Bay Lawmaker Concerned About Tax Revenues

There is a concern that tax revenues will not meet expectations from state officials.


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San Jose, Oakland Want Representation On Transportation Agency

Assembly Bill 57, authored by Assemblyman Jim Beall, would give San Jose and Oakland seats on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.