Muni Gets $3.6M Federal Grant For Bus, Facility UpgradesThanks to a $3.6-million federal grant, San Francisco Municipal Railway buses and facilities will be getting a much-needed facelift, plus a leg up on future electrification of all buses in the system, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced today.
$2.2M Fed Grant Awarded To Help Homeless Youth In Santa Cruz CountyHomeless youth in Santa Cruz County are about to get a much-needed hand up from the feds. The county is just one of 10 communities in the nation to qualify for a new grant program – a $2.2 million U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development grant.
Oakland Gets Big Share Of $20M Police Hiring Grant From FedsCalifornia is receiving nearly $20 million in federal grants to help hire more than 100 new law enforcement officers. Of that, Oakland will get a $4.5 million, the highest amount awarded in the country.
SF Fire Department Loses $7.8M Grant For New Fireboat Over Delays In PurchaseThe San Francisco Fire Department has lost a $7.8 million federal grant for the first new fireboat in 50 years because it didn’t spend the money in time.
San Jose Fire Department Welcomes 33 New RecruitsThe San Jose Fire Department welcomed 33 new recruits Friday, one of its largest recruitment classes ever.
East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training GrantThe nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.
Contra Costa County Receives Federal Grant To Keep Inmates From ReturningContra Costa County has received a $750,000 federal grant to help paroled low-level offenders successfully re-enter the community and avoid returning to jail or prison.
San Francisco Upgrading Muni Bus Fleet With $21M GrantThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to upgrade its aging bus fleet with the help of more than $21 million in federal grants, city officials announced Monday.
San Jose Fire Department Hiring 27 Firefighters With $8.6M Federal GrantThe San Jose Fire Department has obtained an $8.6 million federal grant, and with it fire officials plan to hire 27 new firefighters.
Hayward Police Get $3.6M In Federal Grant MoneyThe U.S. Justice Department is giving a $3.6 million financial boost to an East Bay police force.
BART's South Bay Extension Gets $900M Boost From FedsThe BART Silicon Valley/Berryessa Extension has actually been in the works for years, but the federal grant means the project will move forward in a matter of weeks.
Hayward Neighborhood To Receive Millions In Federal Money An economically-depressed area in South Hayward will start the New Year on a promising note, with a federal neighborhood initiative pumping millions of dollars into school and community resources.
Oakland Unified Gets Grant To Improve Student HealthOUSD is the only school district in Northern California to receive such a grant, from the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration.
Federal Grant To Revitalize San Francisco Housing ProjectThe $30.5 million in federal funds is helping to bring new life to the Alice Griffith housing development near Candlestick Park.
Laid Off San Jose Firefighters Back At Work Nearly two dozen San Jose firefighters who were laid off last year are back on the job, and a ceremony was held Thursday to mark their return.