Students may soon face another round of tuition increases to help pay for ballooning pension and health care costs.
Metrolink fares will jump seven percent on July 1. Officials say the increases are a last resort to avoid service cuts as the agency looks to fill a $13 million funding gap triggered by additional labor costs and the rising cost of diesel fuel.
University of California students could face significantly higher tuition if the state doesn’t increase funding and voters reject the governor’s tax initiative, school administrators said Tuesday.
Officials at Santa Monica College on Wednesday denied spreading fertilizer and leaving on the sprinklers to prevent protesters from gathering on campus.
Los Angeles residents may soon have to pay more for both water and power. The Department of Water and Power is seeking to raise electric rates by 10.5 percent, while water rates could spike 4.9 percent.
California Governor Jerry Brown Wednesday announced that he had struck a deal to get his tax hike plan on the ballot in November.
The nation’s largest low-cost airline is boosting its ticket prices once again. Southwest, which flies to and from LAX, Bob Hope, Ontario and John Wayne airports, raised prices on most domestic flights by $10 Thursday.
The California State University board of trustees is set to consider capping raises given to newly hired campus presidents after an outcry over a $100,000 raise given to a new president last year.
The Department of Water and Power is raising water rates for Los Angeles customers to help cover costs associated with meeting new federal environmental requirements.
Cal State University trustees approved a tuition hike Wednesday despite a violent student protest.
The University of California regents Thursday will discuss plans to impose a massive tuition increase.
The committee may take as much as another month before a vote to recommend the rate increase.
The California State University system’s Board of Trustees Tuesday voted to approve a 12 percent tuition hike for the upcoming fall semester.
Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner wants to capitalize on what she calls “very high” levels of support for targeting the highest tax brackets in the state.
Parents are joining teachers in their week-long series of protests, demanding that state lawmakers make sure public schools are adequately funded.