Tuesday Must Read: Oakland Lowers Layoff Estimate; Richmond Wins Second Lab Campus

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1. Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and City Administrator Deanna Santana lowered the number of proposed city layoffs to 105 full-time employees after conducting a major reorganization of City Hall in the wake of the state’s decision to kill redevelopment, the Trib and Chron report. Quan and Santana also are proposing to slash funding to Children’s Fairyland and Oakland Zoo as part of $28 million in budget cuts. However, it will be up to the city council to make the final decision on the number of layoffs and on what cuts to make.

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