San Francisco Budget Proposes Eliminating Fees, Fines Burdening Low Income ResidentsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Treasurer José Cisneros hope to help the city’s low income residents by eliminating fees that disproportionately affect them in their new budget, the city announced Wednesday.
Historic Petaluma Creamery Delivers $844K Payment Toward Delinquent Wastewater Fines, FeesThe city has threatened to evoke Petaluma Creamery’s wastewater discharge permit and gave the company two weeks before the city shuts off access to the sewer system due to outstanding fines and fees.
Foothills Park So Crowded Since Opening To Public Lawmakers May Impose Entrance FeesThe Palo Alto City Council is set to consider imposing entrance fees in response to large crowds that have filled the Foothills Park to capacity since it opened to the public.
Contra Costa Enacts Developer Fees To Help Pay For East County Fire ServicesIn a move to help a cash-strapped fire district cope with protecting a fast-growing area, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved updated facility fees to help the district pay for new future facilities.
CSU, UC Students Want Some Fees Refunded Since COVID-19 Shut Down Campus LifeWhen colleges stopped in-person classes, students had to switch to online learning. That cut out much of the campus life that students were enjoying and had paid for in advance. Now some are demanding their money back.
Charles Schwab Drops Online Trading Commission Fees As Industry Battles Over Cost To InvestCharles Schwab is dropping commissions for online trading of U.S. stocks and exchange-traded funds, the latest slash in an industry battle that's drastically cut the cost of investing.
San Francisco Shopping Bag Fees Going Up By 15 CentsThe price of bags provided by retail stores in San Francisco will soon go up by 15 cents after the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance raising the price Tuesday.
Regulators Say LendingClub Failed To Properly Disclose FeesA federal lawsuit was filed against LendingClub in California.
San Francisco Eliminates Burdensome Fees For People Convicted Of CrimesThe San Francisco Sheriff's Department says people convicted of crimes will no longer have to pay fees for electronic monitoring, or community service.
Governor Brown Pushes For New Bill To Fix RoadsAs California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday pushed for his new bill that would raise gas taxes and vehicle registration fees to fix the state's broken roads, some Bay Area lawmakers were asking why they should rush to pass it.
Californians Pass Prop 52 To Extend Hospital Fees To Fund Medi-Cal ServicesVoters in California approved Proposition 52 to extend Medi-Cal hospital fees beyond January 1, 2018.
Contra Costa Co. Suspends Fees On Families With Kids In Juvenile HallThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to impose a moratorium on fees charged to parents and guardians of children incarcerated or monitored in the juvenile justice system.
No More Free Ride - Sin City Hotels, Casinos To Charge For ParkingThe Las Vegas Strip’s largest hotel-casino operator has officially started charging for parking.
Uber Charging Passengers If Driver Waits Over 2 MinutesUber is testing out new policies meant to encourage passengers to be more prompt when requesting rides.
Park Fee Proposal For Sonoma County Beaches Moves To Coastal CommissionA battle is coming to a head between beach goers and Sonoma County over proposed new fees the county wants to charge people to park at four beaches.