Google Pulls Back The Reigns On Corporate SpendingGoogle (GOOG) reports its second quarter earnings on Thursday, and while its first quarter report revealed a slight decline in its expenses from the fourth quarter, costs were well up from a year earlier, approaching three billion dollars.
Federal Budget Sequester Could Cut $88M From California SchoolsThe White House has been warning of dire consequences for California if automatic “sequester” cuts in federal spending take effect, as scheduled, on Friday, March 1st.
Pelosi: Don't Tie Spending Cuts To Debt Ceiling DealStruggling for the upper hand in the next round of debt talks, Republicans and Democrats this weekend drew lines in the sand they said they’d never cross when it comes to the U.S. debt limit.
Hundreds Of SF City College Students Protest Program ConsolidationHundreds of San Francisco City College students took part in a protest Thursday over the consideration of a cost-cutting plan that would consolidate the school's nine diversity departments.
Field Poll Shows Concern Over State Spending Cuts, Tax PlanThe latest Field Poll shows there’s not a lot of enthusiasm for the state budget signed by Governor Jerry Brown and that there are concerns over the reliance on taxes that may not materialize as well as automatic spending cuts.
Gov. Brown Looks For Tax Hikes To Close $16 Billion Budget GapCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing more than $8 billion in cuts to close a widening California budget deficit but also says public schools will receive more money if voters approve his tax-hike initiative in November.
Hundreds Oppose Cuts At Oakland Budget MeetingIt was standing room only at Tuesday night's Oakland city council meeting with hundreds of city workers and community members protesting Mayor Jean Quan's plan to cut a $58 million deficit.