Wednesday Must Reads: East Bay MUD Approves Huge Rate Hikes; Oakland Teachers Reach Tentative Deal for Pay Raises

Stories you shouldn’t miss:

1. East Bay MUD board members approved huge rate hikes on water and sewer services, saying that the public agency needs the money to pay for maintenance and repair costs, the CoCo Times reports. The board raised water rates by 9.75 percent effective July 1, with another rate hike of 9.5 percent kicking in later this year. The board also raised sewer service rates by 8 percent this year and 9 percent next year.

18,639FansLike
0FollowersFollow
67,429FollowersFollow

Newsletter sign-up

eLert sign-up

Oakland
scattered clouds
59.7 ° F
62 °
57 °
51 %
1.2mph
40 %
Fri
60 °
Sat
60 °
Sun
55 °
Mon
54 °
Tue
53 °