The Board of Trustees for Cuesta College approved a budget reduction plan Wednesday night that includes more than a dozen layoffs and furlough days. The 2012-2013 budget proposal also asked 50 full and part time employees to take pay cuts.
It's been a long road for Cuesta College and... more »
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena plans to lay off as many as 250 workers by the end of March to deal with a tight federal budget. JPL executive Richard O'Toole tells the Pasadena Star-News that the layoffs will keep current projects going through the rest of... more »
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has introduced a senate bill in Los Angeles, that would allow school districts some flexibility in how they lay off teachers. The governor calls it a proposal to ensure that all California students have access to high-quality teachers and the education that they deserve.
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The Lucia Mar Unified School District votes to start sending out preliminary pink slips beginning March 15th.
During a meeting Tuesday night, the board decided that more than 70 potential layoff notices need to be handed out. The cash-strapped district is short five million dollars.
Last year, more than... more »
Santa Barbara County leaders will hear from various department heads at today's Board of Supervisors meeting as they present a worst-case scenario for budget cuts.
The county is facing a $40 million budget deficit and has asked department leaders to cut a combined $52 million. That's equal to 392... more »
Santa Barbara County leaders are meeting tomorrow to sort out a nightmare budget situation as they look to fill a $40 million deficit.
That's about 20 percent of the county's $200 million budget. County officials blame the majority of the deficit on rising costs. In total, they're asking department... more »
$40 million. That's how much red ink Santa Barbara County leaders are dealing with and massive layoffs are possible.
The county's deficit makes up about 20 percent of the its 200 million dollar budget. County officials blame the majority of the deficit on rising costs. In total, they're asking... more »
A bleak budget picture for Santa Barbara County will be discussed in raw detail Tuesday. The county is facing a nearly $40 million budget shortfall for its 2010-2011 fiscal year. Overall, county departments need to cut around $52 million, which works out to 392 jobs.
The greatest impacts could... more »
Fourteen positions will be eliminated at libraries throughout San Luis Obispo County, beginning next year.
Not only will they face cuts in personnel, but library hours may also be reduced.
The county said it's trying to work this out, especially since the number of people using the libraries... more »