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UC Graduation Rates Improved As State Funding Diminished

Graduation rates throughout the University of California system have risen significantly over the past 20 years despite cuts in state funding, a university official said Wednesday.

05/16/2013

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VTA Receives Major Funding To Improve South Bay Congestion

The more than $150 million in funding will be used for carpool lanes and expanding Interstate 880 between San Jose and Milpitas.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/19/2011

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San Francisco Mayor Contemplates Hike In Local Sales Tax

Is the sales tax headed higher in San Francisco? Perhaps.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/27/2011

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Santa Clara Expected To Slash More Jobs

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors was poised to trim more jobs Tuesday because of state and federal budget cuts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/25/2011

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More Layoffs at San Jose Redevelopment Agency

The city’s shrunken redevelopment agency has laid off another 14 employees because of state funding cuts, Mayor Chuck Reed said Thursday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/23/2010