Articles Tagged With ‘Budget’




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Cambria CSD running out of cash

The Cambria Community Services District could run out of operating cash in about three months, District General Manager Jerry Gruber said. [Tribune] The district’s financial troubles center around its emergency water supply project, which costs approximately $13 million, including state... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s disappearing budget surplus

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Less than six months after the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors awarded extra pay to all employees after staff claimed a $30 million budget surplus, the county is running in a deficit. The county is... (Continue reading)

SLO County proposes $494.8 million budget

San Luis Obispo County administrators proposed a $494.8 million budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. The proposed 2013-2014 budget represents a $3.9 million increase from the 2012-2013 budget and currently contains a $2.2 million... (Continue reading)

SLO council plans slight increase in CAPSLO funding

San Luis Obispo’s city council plans to slightly increase its funding to Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) for the upcoming fiscal year, despite recent reports of the nonprofit mismanaging accounts and donations belonging to the homeless. At... (Continue reading)

California’s untapped $285.5 million

California auditors discovered an additional $119 million in untapped monies bringing the total to $286.5 million that lawmakers were unaware of while cutting government funded services and programs, California Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration announced on Friday. [LATimes] The review of... (Continue reading)

Oceano district doesn’t get it

OPINION By JULIE TACKER If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?  If the Brown Act is not followed and no one is there to observe it, was... (Continue reading)

Capps on the Republican budget

STATEMENT By CONGRESSWOMAN LOIS CAPPS The House Republican budget is a disappointing, but not too surprising proposal. Instead of reforming programs that protect our most vulnerable, their plan would end or dismantle critical investments in our children, families, and seniors... (Continue reading)

SLO management to take a pay cut

San Luis Obispo City Council voted 3-2 to approve an upper level employee proposed pay cut on  Tuesday night. The move is slated to save the city $807,000 annually. Councilwoman Kathy Smith and Councilman Dan Carpenter voted against the proposed... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College slashes budget

Cuesta College Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted to slash the budget by $2.9 million for the upcoming academic year, resulting in salary reductions, permanent assignment reductions, reduced workloads and position eliminations for approximately 120 employees. As of July 1,... (Continue reading)

Feds pouring money into California Homeland Security

Amid the slashing of state and school budgets, the federal government is pouring Homeland Security dollars into California at record rates. [SFGate] In 2010, California received $268 million worth of security spending, about 16 percent of the nearly $1.7 billion... (Continue reading)



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