In a two-hour workshop Tuesday devoted to the city’s proposed $47 million budget, the City Council added requests for $75,000 to hire a consultant to review historic homes, $5,000 for a citizens’ emergency response training program and an unspecified amount to ongoing bike and pedestrian path improvements. City Manager John Pietig reported that the upcoming […]
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Solving a Fiscal Crisis By Alan N. Boinus, Special to the Independent In an effort to balance the budget and bring fiscal stability to California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrats in the Legislature approved a budget over continued intransigence from Republicans and the desire of Democrats to raise revenue rather than cut services. […]