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.
SF City College Will Continue To Offer Classes For Seniors, People With DisabilitiesMayor London Breed and the Board of Supervisors announced a new plan to continue classes for seniors at City College of San Francisco, which were at risk of being eliminated due to budget cuts.
Oakland Kids Speak Up As School Board, Superintendent Explain Budget Cut PlansSuperintendent Kyla Johnson Trammell explained the cuts are painful, but necessary. The Board of Education faced the wrath of the students who will be hit hardest by the cuts.
Oakland Unified School District Faces Up To $30M In Budget CutsSchool closures, program cuts and a teacher strike are all possibilities as the Oakland Unified School District faces a deficit of up to $30 million.
Backlash Over San Jose Unified's Plan To Tear Down Leland High, Bret HarteA proposal to tear down Leland High and Bret Harte Middle School in San Jose has caused a backlash among some students, parents and neighbors.