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Lawmakers seek to fund transportation programs with increased tolls

Lawmakers seek to fund transportation programs with increased tolls

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Crossing the Bay Bridge will soon cost as much as buying three double-doubles at In-N-Out. As of the week of Sept. 16, lawmakers have decided to put an option on the next local election’s ballot in order to raise the toll on the Bay Bridge to $9 and to $8 for the other Bay Area bridges. The ...

State lawmakers tackle teacher shortage

State lawmakers tackle teacher shortage

Alexander Derhacobian, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

A widespread teacher shortage in the Bay Area has led to oversized classrooms and inadequate education for bilingual and special education students. However, a state legislator has proposed a radical bill to the California State Assembly that aims to solve this severe problem.   On Jan. 17, Ass...

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