P.M. BRIEFING 5.14.15 (POLITICIANS POSING WITH MASCOTS WEEK)

Hayward Assemblymember Bill Quirk in the captain's chair with four Klingons.LEGISLATURE | Jerry Brown’s new budget plan freezes UC tuition, offers new tax credit for poor (Sacramento Bee) Proposals should greatly appease Democrats in the LegislatureAmnesty for traffic fines, court fees in Brown's budget (Capitol Weekly) A fantastic progressive proposalOAKLAND | Oakland district, teachers reach … Continue reading P.M. BRIEFING 5.14.15 (POLITICIANS POSING WITH MASCOTS WEEK)

With Some Of The Most Outdated Libraries In The State, Hayward May Look To Voters To Fund $50M Project

Mockup of the proposed 58,000 sq. ft. Downtown Hayward library.HAYWARD CITY COUNCIL | Hayward’s public libraries are some of the most outdated in the entire state, according to a staff report this week, and the City Council believes residents are willing to pay out of pocket next year for a new main library.The estimated cost … Continue reading With Some Of The Most Outdated Libraries In The State, Hayward May Look To Voters To Fund $50M Project

Laid Off Solyndra Employees Get A Temporary Boost

Nov. 21, 2011 | Roughly 1,000 out-of-work former Solyndra employees in Fremont are now eligible for additional health care and unemployment benefits awarded Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor.Labor Secretary Hilda Solis approved triggering the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Solyndra employees after the solar tech firm went belly up Aug. 31. The bankruptcy of … Continue reading Laid Off Solyndra Employees Get A Temporary Boost