Pandemic Revenue Falloff Threatens Redwood City Fire StationCommunities across the Bay Area are seeing declining tax revenue due to the pandemic and it's leading to cities being forced to make tough decisions about where to cut spending.
San Mateo County Court Announces Cuts, Layoffs Due To COVID-19 PandemicOfficials with the San Mateo County Superior Court announced on Wednesday employee furloughs, layoffs and service reductions, in response to the coronavirus pandemic and cuts in the new state budget.
Mayor Schaaf Casts Deciding 'No' Vote On Police Defunding, Breaking Oakland Council Late Night DeadlockIn a late night vote Tuesday, the Oakland City Council were deadlocked on whether to slash millions from the police budget with Mayor Libby Schaaf casting the deciding vote, hours after vandals sent her a message loud and clear.
Mayor Schaaf Casts Deciding 'No' Vote On Police Defunding, Breaking Oakland Council Late Night DeadlockIn a late night vote Tuesday, the Oakland City Council were deadlocked on whether to slash millions from the police budget with Mayor Libby Schaaf casting the deciding vote, hours after vandals sent her a message loud and clear.
Walnut Creek City Council Approves Reduced 2020-21 Budget With Job And Funding CutsA 2020-2021 Walnut Creek general fund operating budget of about $79 million, down almost $12 million from last year and more than $12 million less than what was originally anticipated for this coming year before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, was approved late Tuesday night by the Walnut Creek City Council.
State Lawmakers Would Spare K-12 Schools COVID-19 Budget Cuts If Federal Aid Is On The WayIn an unusual move to reach a consensus early, California Assembly and Senate leaders have announced they have agreed on a state budget that would rescind all cuts to K-12 and higher education that Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed.
California Lawmakers Agree To Close $54.3 Billion Budget GapCalifornia’s Legislative leaders on Wednesday rejected billions of dollars in budget cuts to public schools and health care services that Gov. Gavin Newsom had proposed, setting up a fight with the governor over how to close the state’s estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit.
Projected BART Budget Includes More Than $100 Million In CutsWith substantial ridership and sales tax revenue losses due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, BART's current projected fiscal year 2020-2021 budget includes more than $100 million in cuts while avoiding layoffs and furloughs, BART officials said Thursday.
San Ramon Valley Board Of Education Approves Administrator Raises Amid Huge Budget CutsThe San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted to give the district superintendent and other top administrators a raise, even as the district looks to make roughly $8 million in cuts.
Hayward City Personnel To Take Pay Cuts, Forego Raises In Wake Of Coronavirus CrisisSo far, Hayward fire personnel including firefighters and the city manager have agreed to give up planned pay raises.
University of California Imposes Pay Freeze To Deal With COVID-19 Budget ShortfallsThe University of California is imposing a system-wide freeze on salaries of its non-unionized employees due to enormous financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.