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Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

March 25, 2014 | 11:08 am

Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

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Faced with budget shortfalls, the Berkeley School District opts to cut cooking and gardening classes.

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No Blue Angels at This Year’s Fleet Week. Savings? About $1 Million

April 9, 2013 | 2:45 pm

No Blue Angels at This Year’s Fleet Week. Savings? About $1 Million

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The Blue Angels will not soar and roar and boom over the Bay Area this October. They will not jet and pirouette, and many fans of the Navy’s demonstration squadron will be sad when Fleet Week rolls around. It’s not that the stunt fliers have lost popularity or been called to the defense of the […]

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State’s Community Colleges Spend Millions on Duplicative Administrators

March 18, 2013 | 10:31 am

State’s Community Colleges Spend Millions on Duplicative Administrators

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by Erica Perez and Kendall Taggart, California Watch The state’s 72 community college districts spend tens of millions of dollars on administrative positions that could be consolidated or shared by districts a short drive away, a California Watch analysis has found. In the wake of huge budget shortfalls, California’s vast community college system has reduced […]

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March 1, 2013 | 8:47 am

Watch Video: President Obama on Sequester Taking Effect

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Washington Post: Leaders meet but fail to reach deal to avert cuts President Obama spoke at the White House after a meeting with congressional leaders on sweeping budget cuts taking effect today. In a statement and in taking questions from reporters, he criticized Republicans for refusing to consider a deficit-cutting solution that includes tax increases […]

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Coalition Rallies to Fight Cuts at San Francisco City College

February 6, 2013 | 11:32 am

Coalition Rallies to Fight Cuts at San Francisco City College

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SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) A group of faculty, staff and students from City College of San Francisco are rallying opposition to budget cuts. At a a meeting Wednesday evening they will encourage community members to join their fight in the school’s struggle to stay accredited, an organizer said. The meeting of the Save CCSF Coalition is […]

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