In 1979, San Carlos and Belmont created a joint fire department to reduce the cost fire services. Now, San Carlos has decided to break from the joint Fire Department – claiming it’s less expensive.
In San Carlos, employees doing the same jobs have different pensions depending upon when they were hired, and the city is negotiating even leaner benefits for future city workers.
Half Moon Bay must close the $500,000 budget deficit after voters rejected a one cent sales tax last week. Options include closing parks and cutting police.