Santa Teresa foothills parcel bought for open space

The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority has acquired a 52-acre spread of scenic land near the Santa Teresa foothills for future generations to enjoy. The agency paid for the parcel with a combination of general and Measure Q funds, he added.... Read More

Measure K extension passes in Vallejo

Officials with the Greater Vallejo Recreation District are breathing a bit easier this week as Vallejo voters appear to have narrowly approved extending a city-wide parcel tax. First approved in 2012, Measure K levies a $48 per parcel tax on most Vallejo homes generating $2 million annually for the GVRD budget. The measure required two-thirds approval to pass. Election results announced recently indicate that it met that threshold with 67.9 percent of the mail-in ballots cast.... Read More

Voters approve Measure B

With a comfortable margin, voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District approved the Measure B parcel tax measure on Tuesday, preventing budget cuts and preserving school programs that relied on support from local tax money.... Read More

Hayward Unified voters OK parcel tax

Voters on Tuesday approved a 12-year $88 parcel tax for Hayward Unified schools. Almost 70.37 percent of the 11,634 Hayward area residents who voted, or 8,135 people, said yes to Measure A.... Read More