| Nov 9, 2011
| 8:16 AM
You ain't nothin' but a hound dog, cryin' (and lookin' bored in lectures) all the time. On Tuesday, November 15, listen to something that's a little bit more rock'n'roll. George Lipsitz, Professor in Black Studies at the University of California at...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:06 PM
It sounds like a game of "Hungry, Hungry Senators"! Last year, the California State Senate dropped $111,000 on food - more than the salary of one senator.
"This is not the time to have the California Legislature spending money to have Haagen-Daaz ice...
| May 26, 2011
The California State Assembly passed a bill that would allow counties to refuse to participate in the Homeland Security Department's controversial Secure Communities program. The program cross checks fingeprints from people who are arrested for crimes...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 7:53 AM
SAN DIEGO - A proposed California bill expanding a 10-year ban on semi-automatic firearms with interchangeable magazines is gaining momentum following mass shootings in Colorado and Wisconsin.
The State Attorney General Kamala D. Harrisand State Senate...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 8:13 PM
BOULDER, Colorado -- Steps taken to thwart a public marijuana smoking event Friday at the University of Colorado appear to have worked. Protesters who gathered at a quad on the campus for the customary 4:20 light-up time dispersed without an apparent...
| Jun 21, 2009
Herschel Rosenthal, a veteran of the California Legislature who was a political pragmatist but an unbending loyalist to the state's Democratic establishment, has died, one of his children said Saturday.
Rosenthal was 91. He passed away Friday at a...
| Oct 17, 2009
Robert G. Beverly, a Republican who served in the state Legislature for nearly 30 years and may be best known for consumer-protection legislation that led to California's lemon laws, has died. He was 84.
Beverly, who also was a lawyer, died Wednesday...
| Sep 27, 2009
The campus protests of the 1960s happened long enough ago that the images filter through in black-and-white, the tint of television newsreels and newspaper photographs back in the day:
Mario Savio, ushering in the Free Speech Movement from atop a...
| Jul 14, 2009
These are desperate days in the California statehouse.
Lawmakers are floundering as they attempt to halt a financial meltdown. Their popularity has plunged even lower than usual.
Now the 120 women and men of the California Legislature face another...
| Aug 21, 2008
Today's question: What's the future of the personal automobile? Previously, White and Taylor discussed calls to build more nuclear power plants, T. Boone Pickens' alternative-energy plan and offshore drilling.
More electric, less driving Point: V. John...
| Nov 29, 2007
Today, Ali and Rothstein discuss ways to educate students who aren't fluent in English. Previously, they debated devoting resources to closing the achievement gap, the No Child Left Behind Act and reasons for lagging minority performance. Tomorrow, they'...