Quan: Oakland In Strongest Financial Position In A DecadeOakland Mayor Jean Quan said Monday that a new report indicates that her city’s fiscal position is the strongest it’s been in a decade.
Watchdog Group Sues For Details About Prop. 30 OpponentsCalifornia officials have filed a lawsuit in hopes of revealing who is behind $11 million in out-of-state contributions to defeat Proposition 30, the tax increase proposal backed by California Governor Jerry Brown.
San Francisco City College Makes Moves To Close Budget GapCity College of San Francisco trustees voted Thursday to close a small childcare facility in Bernal Heights and reduce hours at three others in a move to close a major budget gap and save the school’s accreditation.
CSU Monterey Bay Professor's Support Of Prop. 30 Sparks LawsuitAn anti-tax group is suing California State University, Monterey Bay over an email sent by a professor urging students to support Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative
Gov. Brown Pushes College Students To Support Tax HikeGov. Jerry Brown is warning college students to support his tax increase on the November ballot or face larger tuition bills in the future.
San Francisco City College Getting Trustee To Oversee FinancesThe City College of San Francisco will soon get a special trustee to oversee the troubled school’s finances as it seeks to keep its accreditation.
Cash-Strapped San Jose School District Shuffling Students, Cutting TeachersLower enrollment is forcing a 23-campus San Jose school district to eliminate 18 teaching positions.
Donors Who Helped Save Henry Coe Park Want Money Back From StateThe State of California is refusing to refund a group that pledged to keep a Bay Area park open, despite an investigation revealing the State Parks Department was sitting on millions in hidden funds.
Deep California Budget Cuts Force Litigants To Pay For Court ReportersCivil cases could be getting more expensive across the state. Budget cuts are forcing many litigants, including in Santa Clara County, to pay for their own court reporters.
New Homes For California Veterans Sit Empty As Taxpayers Foot BillCalifornia veterans are desperate for housing. But two brand new facilities are sitting empty, with taxpayers footing the bill.
Field Poll Shows Narrow Majority Support Gov. Brown’s Tax InitiativeNew polling found a slim majority of California voters favor tax-hike initiative the governor placed on the November ballot.
CSU Committee Approves Tuition Hike If Gov's Tax Plan Fails A California State University committee has approved a plan to raise tuition by five percent if Gov. Jerry Brown's tax initiative doesn't pass in November.
Gov. Brown Signs Sweeping Pension Reform Bill Into LawGov. Jerry Brown has signed into law sweeping pension changes that will save California taxpayers billions of dollars in the future.
Phil Matier: Gov. Brown Says He's Reducing Dysfunction Of State GovernmentKCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier parses through whether Jerry Brown is doing a better job than his predecessors.
Moody’s Says California Pension Reform A Positive StepMoody’s is calling California’s pension reform plan a positive development for the state and local governments.