The Oakland Housing Authority began accepting online applications for its low-income housing waiting list on Monday, a process the city carries out every three years.
A plan approved by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MTA) that turns taxi medallions into revenue-producing machines for the MTA is causing an uproar among cab drivers.
It will be a longer wait for classes, higher tuition and fees for students and even the possibility of layoffs and turning some students away for community colleges across the state.
Furlough Fridays and lighter staffing have meant there is usually a line just to get into the building of the city’s Department of Motor Vehicles office, and wait times typically run almost an hour and a half.
Monday was the first day of instruction at De Anza College. However, many students were turned away from class. It was a simple mathematical equation: there were more students than the number of available parking spaces, desks and chairs on campus.