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California Budget Shortfall

Governor To Announce New State Spending Plans After Huge Budget Shortfall

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 07.14.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's sputtering economic recovery is putting a heavier-than-expected drag on state tax revenue, leading Gov. Jerry ...

San Francisco School Board Approves Hundreds Of Teacher Layoffs

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.29.2012 | San Francisco

In a vote held on Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Education approved layoffs for 485 teachers, administrators and other staff members employed by ...

California's Dire Budget Situation May Trigger Draconian Cuts

AP | By JUDY LIN | Posted 01.16.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California faces $2 billion in automatic spending cuts at the first of the year that will reduce funding for public schools, hig...