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Peralta Board of Trustees Brief: Board elections, public comment, facilities updates, and budget cuts

Satch Alvarez, Staff Writer December 22, 2023
PCCD's governing board held its final regular meeting of the year on Dec. 12. The four hour meeting covered detailed updates to facilities projects and budget cuts, as well as the swearing in of a new student trustee and the election of a new board president.
First reading of proposed budget raises serious concerns among major stakeholders and trustees

First reading of proposed budget raises serious concerns among ‘major stakeholders’ and trustees

PCCD Trustees set to vote on budget tonight
Lylah Schmedel-Permanna and Ivan Saravia September 26, 2023

Tonight, trustees at the Peralta Community College District (PCCD) will vote on the district’s 2023-24 budget, which does not have the support of the district’s Participatory Governance Council,...

Peralta governing board’s first hybrid meeting covers class cuts, AUSD relocations and a proposed revision to the Budget Allocation Model

Peralta governing board’s first hybrid meeting covers class cuts, AUSD relocations and a proposed revision to the Budget Allocation Model

Peralta Community College District’s Board of Trustees held their first hybrid meeting on April 12, shifting away from the virtual format implemented at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Shiloh Johnston, Staff Writer April 25, 2022

The district’s governing board convened on April 12 for their bi-weekly Board of Trustees meeting.The meeting was partially held in-person, with trustees Kevin Jenkins, Bill Withrow, Dyana Delfín...

Valentine’s Day on a friendly budget during COVID

Valentine’s Day on a friendly budget during COVID

Misha Berman, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Valentine’s Day this year will be different than any other Valentine’s Day because of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing. According to the Alameda County Government page, people are only...

Downtown Berkeley Sliver Pizzeria offers only vegetarian pizzas with a rotating daily menu.

Berkeley’s Sliver for students on a budget

Farhad Golriz, Staff Writer October 20, 2019

The only thing that can beat the smell of pizza fresh out of the oven is the taste of pizza fresh out of the oven. One of the many restaurants available to Berkeley City College students is Sliver...

FCMAT weighs heavy as first Peralta Trustee meeting focuses on fiscal budget

FCMAT weighs heavy as first Peralta Trustee meeting focuses on fiscal budget

Michelle Snider, Editor in Chief September 17, 2019

Citing staff mistrust, lack of communication, favoritism and an environment ripe for fraud, the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team (FCMAT) report loomed over the first Peralta Community College...

District admonished over multiple budget oversights

admin February 8, 2018

The Peralta district administration is wrangling with massive, years-old discrepancies in the district’s spending deficit, financial reserve, and student debts to the district. In their Dec. 5 resolution,...

BROKEN — Sudden ‘budget freeze’ shocks Laney

admin April 21, 2016

Laney College is facing a budget crisis. Dr. Patricia Stanley, interim president of Laney College, sent out a memorandum on March 28 detailing an expenditure reduction plan.  In February, Laney began...

Budget cuts force free tutoring shutdown

admin April 21, 2016

HARD LESSONS: A MULTI-PART SERIES ON TUTORING PROGRAMS AT THE PERALTA COLLEGES In Part 2 of our continuing coverage, we look at the reasoning behind the shutdown of BCC’s free English tutoring program....

ASLC officials debate budget for equipment

admin October 15, 2015

Proposed tech purchases elicit concern The Associated Students of Laney College (ASLC) is going all out to gear up for the fall semester. On Oct. 13, the ASLC met to discuss their budget for their school...

Budgets, stipends discussed for ASLC

admin November 7, 2013

Josefina Baltodano, the interim vice-president of student services, brought news of potential stipends for student volunteers, to the Associated Students of Laney College (ASLC) meeting Thursday, Oct....

ASLC discusses plans for budget disclosure, Halloween celebration

admin October 24, 2013

Budgets and Halloween baskets were the order of the day when the ASLC met for its regular meeting Oct. 17. The ASLC announced that its budget, which runs into thousands of dollars, would be revised and...

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