According to the San Jose Mercury News, the City Council must trim 14% from next year's budget. "Plans that are likely to be controversial include cutting library hours to 52 a week from 65 and closing the library for two weeks a year...."
Californians Voice Objections to Patriot Act
A Washington Times article by Audrey Hudson mentions that "nearly half of the 92 city- and county-passed resolutions (condemning the Patriot Act) come from Vermont and California college towns."
Another Plug for Oakland Public Library
Pamie.com made Library Link of the Day.