Downtown San Jose Coffee Cart To Be Staffed By Homeless Receives Foundation FundingA mobile coffee cart staffed by the homeless is just one idea getting a jolt of funding in San Jose. It’s one of 13 projects aimed at making downtown San Jose more user friendly.
Uber May Be Going Public Soon As Tech Giant Reportedly Seeks $1B Credit LineUber is reportedly making financial moves that signal an eventual public offering of the ridesharing company.
No UC Tuition Hikes For Next 2 Years As Part Of Governor Brown’s Revised BudgetThis comes after months of negotiations and lobbying by President Napolitano for more funding from the state, to avoid tuition hikes of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.
Voter-Approved $48 Million Announced To Be Dedicated To San Francisco Muni ImprovementsSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced $48 million in new voter-approved funding for the city’s transit system on Monday. The money will go toward improvements for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the hiring of 244 people.
BART May Ask Taxpayers For The Billions It Needs To Keep Trains RunningBART needs billions of dollars just to keep the trains running in the future, and the transit agency may end up asking the public to foot the bill.
Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In CotatiMarin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
Salesforce Heavily Funds Reinstated SFPD Cadet Academy; Targets Diverse Youth San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city's high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.
Oakland-BART Bike Station Opens; Cyclists Can Stash Their Rides For FreeYou can now stow your bike free for a day at a new BART Bike Station in the Uptown neighborhood at 19th and Broadway streets.
Racial Divide In California's State Parks Could Squander Future FundingOne of the best parts of living in the Golden State is the ability to enjoy over 1.6 million acres of mountains, beaches and valleys protected by state parks. But a new report finds park visitors do not reflect the state's changing and diverse demographics, making the future of park funding uncertain.
Bay Area Venture Capitalists Look To Cash In On Booming Cannabis IndustryHundreds of investment firms are looking to get in on the ground floor of what is being called the fastest growing investment opportunity in the country.
California Breaks Ground On High-Speed Rail Project; Doubts Remain Over 1st-In-Nation SystemCalifornia's high-speed rail project became the first in the nation to break ground on Tuesday, aiming to whisk travelers at 200 mph between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours.
San Francisco Police Make Progress On Backlog Of Untested Rape KitsMore than 750 cases of sexual assaults reported between 2003 and 2013 that were sitting in the police department's evidence storage rooms have now been submitted to a crime lab for analysis according to SFPD.
'Bay Lights' Organization Needs To Raise $4M To Keep Art Project Illuminated Over San Francisco BayThe organization that created a nightly light show illuminating the Bay Bridge said Thursday it needs to raise $4 million by the end of the year to make the public art project permanent.
Doctors Medical Center In San Pablo Gets $3M Funding After Governor Brown Signs BillGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill to give $3 million to Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo, which has faced closure in recent months due to its ongoing financial problems.
Santa Rosa Secures Funding To Build Bicycle-Pedestrian Bridge The city of Santa Rosa won't have to worry about people running across railroad tracks near the Coddingtown Mall area. Regional transportation planners are giving the city an $8.2 million grant to build a bicycle-pedestrian bridge.