Budget Deficit

Budget forecast shows some good news in Oceanside

OCEANSIDE — A budget forecast shared at the City Council meeting on Wednesday, included the good news that the city’s general fund is projected to see a $4.2 million increase due to higher property tax, sales tax, and other increased revenues.

State budget cuts force changes in North County courts

VISTA — A $14 million state budget cut announced last week is forcing the closure of some San Diego County courtrooms, including the early Friday closure of business offices and ultimately the layoffs of at least 250 court employees.