Streets

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Budget Cuts Mean Oakland Police Recovering Fewer Guns Off The Streets

Layoffs and budget cuts have hurt the department in their efforts to get the deadly weapons off the streets and out of the hand of criminals.

09/03/2011

Storm drain (Wikipedia)

Vallejo Police Report A Rash Of Storm Drain Thefts

The grates over storm drains have been disappearing in Vallejo at a rapid pace, leaving several dangerous gaping holes next to street curbs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/04/2011

pothole

San Jose Roads Skewered In New Report

Another causality of San Jose’s ongoing yearly budget shortfalls is road maintenance, and a newly released report shows how bad things have gotten.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/11/2011

pothole

Oakland Public Works Crews Begin Pothole-Fixing Blitz

Oakland Public Works Agency employees this week began their annual “pothole blitz” to repair some of the city’s most pockmarked streets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

A neighborhood in San Jose (City of San Jose)

Beautification Project Well Received In San Jose

Downtown San Jose is getting high marks for cleanliness, meaning that a street beautification campaign is paying off.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/05/2011

pothole

San Jose Working To Reverse Bad Road Rating

Following a report by a national transportation research group that found San Jose has the worst roads in the U.S., the city council held a study session Tuesday on how to come up with funds for badly-needed street repairs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/13/2010

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