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Morning Splash: Quan Budget Under Fire; CA Tax Revenue Surges; $1400 SmartMeter Refund

May 5, 2011 | 7:56 am

Morning Splash: Quan Budget Under Fire; CA Tax Revenue Surges; $1400 SmartMeter Refund

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Oakland mayor’s budget under fire before unveiling (SF Chronicle) Oakland Mayor Jean Quan will personally present her budget to the City Council tonight, but it’s already coming under criticism. Police and firefighter union leaders say Quan’s budget, which was released online Friday, includes proposals they’ve never heard about even though they would require union approval. […]

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Morning Splash: Budget Talks Collapse; Oakland’s Russo May Be Named Alameda City Manager

March 30, 2011 | 7:53 am

Morning Splash: Budget Talks Collapse; Oakland’s Russo May Be Named Alameda City Manager

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Governor calls off budget talks with GOP (Sacramento Bee) After weeks of turbulent negotiations, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday he has called off talks with legislative Republicans, muddying California’s path toward a budget solution. The Democratic governor portrayed Republicans as obstructionist and said they refused to allow voters to decide whether the state should extend […]

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Oakland Tribune: City Attorney Russo Finalist for Alameda City Manager

February 25, 2011 | 9:43 am

Oakland Tribune: City Attorney Russo Finalist for Alameda City Manager

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First Police Chief Anthony Batts tried to fly the Oakland coop, now it appears City Attorney John Russo has also been job-hunting…. From the Oakland Tribune: Oakland City Attorney John Russo is one of three finalists for the Alameda city manager position, sources confirmed Thursday. Russo has been batting away rumors for weeks that he […]

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