COVID Cuts: Oakland Announces $29M In Immediate Spending Cuts; Police, Fire Not SparedOfficials in Oakland announced the city is implementing nearly $30 million in immediate spending cuts, as the city projects a budget deficit brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic to soar.
United Warns 36,000 Employees Of Potential Furloughs This Fall Due To COVID-19 SlumpUnited Airlines, which has a major hub at San Francisco International Airport, is warning nearly half of its frontline workforce that they could be furloughed this fall.
San Jose Leaders Propose Sweeping Public Safety Cuts To Close Gaping Budget HoleWith San Jose's income streams being ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, city leaders are considering shaving more than $10 million off public safety in next year's budget, seriously impacting the police and fire departments.
PBS CEO: Trump Budget Will Shut Down Rural StationsThe head of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is telling Congress that some public television and radio stations would close if Congress eliminates federal funding.
Vector Control Cuts In Marin And Sonoma Counties Prompt Zika Virus ConcernsWith mosquito season approaching and concerns growing about the Zika virus, residents in Marin and Sonoma counties are finding out a tax they shot down is coming back to bite them.
DreamWorks Closing Redwood City Studio, Cutting Jobs & Reducing Movie PlansKnown for "Shrek" & "Kung Fu Panda," PDI DreamWorks is set to reduce operations...
eBay To Cut 2,400 Jobs In 1st Quarter Ahead Of PayPal SpinoffEBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure and boost profit ahead of a planned separation of its business.
Levi Strauss Cutting 800 Jobs Levi Strauss & Co. is planning to eliminate about 800 jobs as part of restructuring efforts over the next 12 to 18 months.
Lockheed Martin Cutting 4,000 Jobs, Shutting 4 Sunnyvale BuildingsLockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs and shutting four Sunnyvale buildings as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.
San Jose State Faces Huge Budget Shortfall; Fewer Classes PlannedThe university realized a month ago they will spend $4 million more than they have in the budget.
Disney Shutting Down LucasArts, Cutting 150 JobsMultiple online outlets are reporting that Disney is shutting down the Bay video game division of LucasFilm and laying off a number of Bay Area employees.
FAA To Close 11 California Control TowersEleven air traffic control towers at small airports throughout California are on the Federal Aviation Administration’s list of nationwide facilities to be closed next month due to spending cuts.
Governor Brown Offers Preview For Next State BudgetAt a UC Regents meeting, Governor Brown said more cuts can be expected despite voters approving his tax measure, Proposition 30, in November.
Contra Costa Fire Officials Prepare For Station ClosuresAs many as 8-10 stations could close over the next few years after Measure Q failed in the November election.
Sunnyvale's AMD To Cut Nearly 1,800 JobsChipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has said it will cut nearly 1,800 jobs, about 15 percent of its workforce, by the end of the year in order to reduce spending in the face of dwindling sales.