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Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland Faces Sweeping Cuts Due To Massive Budget Deficit

It was revealed that sizeable across-the-board cuts in city departments were expected, as Oakland grapples with a projected $46 million deficit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/12/2011

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Peninsula, Silicon Valley Voters Asked To Help Fund Education

The proposed parcel tax increases range from $49 annually in Los Gatos to $193 in Los Altos.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/11/2011

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan

Phil Matier: Oakland Parcel Tax Proposal Stalled By Dissenting Council

There has been a setback in Oakland Mayor Jean Quan’s efforts to put a parcel tax before voters this summer.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/06/2011

(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

Alameda School Parcel Tax Appears Headed For Victory

A closely watched property tax to help cash-strapped schools in the East Bay city of Alameda appeared headed for victory Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

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3 Bay Area Cities Voting On Parcel Taxes To Fund Schools

Alameda residents are voting on a new local property tax that school officials say is needed to avert teacher layoffs and campus closures on the island city.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland Residents To Vote On New Parcel Tax Measure

The Oakland City Council has voted to place a parcel tax measure on the June ballot that would raise $11 million a year for the next five years to help reduce the city’s $46 million budget shortfall.

KPIX 5–03/08/2011

(AP)

Contra Costa Fire Chief: Stations Will Close Without Parcel Tax

The top brass at the Contra Costa Fire Protection District say a parcel tax may be the only thing preventing a dire financial situation from getting worse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/22/2010

(AP)

Contra Costa Fire Stations In Danger Of Being Shut Down

Up to eight fire stations in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District could be closing if a parcel tax isn’t approved next year by voters.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/24/2010

(AP)

Contra Costa Fire District Officials Consider Parcel Tax

Some major fire districts in the East Bay are looking beyond the elections Tuesday and thinking about a parcel tax in June.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/01/2010

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Santa Clara County Voters Consider School Bonds, Parcel Taxes

Voters around Santa Clara County will be considering seven school-related measures – four bonds and three parcel taxes – in the Nov. 2 election.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010

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