Oakland Among Several U.S. Cities To Create COVID-19 Resiliency Funds To Help Black BusinessesThe Oakland African-American Chamber of Commerce raised $1 million to help struggling businesses weather the pandemic and expects to award some 150 grants, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000.
Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Expedited Funds For COVID-19 ResponseCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday day signed an executive order that allows for the immediate use of funds to support the state's continuing response to protect the public's health amid the coronavirus crisis.
Gov. Newsom Requests Up To $20 Million Be Made Available For Coronavirus FightCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday requested that the legislature make up to $20 million available from the Disaster Response Emergency Operations Account to help fund the state government response to the growing spread of coronavirus.
Storm-Lashed California Roads, Dams Could Cost $1B To FixThe bill to repair California's crumbling roads, dams and other critical infrastructure hammered by an onslaught of storms this winter could top $1 billion.
California Funds The Nation's First Inmate Sex Reassignment SurgeryShiloh Heavenly Quine, a 57-year-old convicted killer serving a life sentence in California, has become the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
Sold Out Oakland Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Ghost Ship Victims A sold out benefit concert at the Fox Theater raised funds for the families of the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
LendingClub Shares Plunge As Feds Open Probe Over Funding ConcernsShares of LendingClub are plunging after the U.S. Dept. of Justice opened an investigation and the company raised fresh concerns about funding.
Funding Request For New Jail In San Jose ClearedThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to support an application to request state money to fund a new jail facility in San Jose.
Former Pleasanton Little League President Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling $20KPolice arrested the former president of the Pleasanton American Little League Thursday on suspicion of embezzling more than $20,000 during his presidency.
Alameda County Sheriff Shows Off $100K Drone SystemThe Alameda County Sheriff’s department showed off its new drone among a swath of high-tech equipment Wednesday in Dublin.
Funds Diverted From Other Caltrans Projects To Make Up For New Bay Bridge Span DeficitThe new Bay Bridge eastern span will likely end up at least $35 million in the red, and officials are shifting money from other completed Caltrans bridge projects to make up the difference.
Widow Of Koret Foundation Founder Says Charity Misusing Assets; Defendants Counter SueA San Francisco charitable foundation well-known for its philanthropy in the Bay Area and Israel is at the center of a brewing legal battle over its governance and grant-making.
University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty StartupsThe proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.
San Jose Family Looks To Raise Money For Teen’s FuneralThe family of 16-year-old Manuel Urzua is hoping to raise $5,000 by Friday, to hold a service for the slain teen.
California Worker Furloughs Increase State's Long-Term CostsThe state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.