| Jan 5, 2014
| 12:58 PM
WASHINGTON — University of California President Janet Napolitano, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, said Sunday that she opposed offering clemency to Edward Snowden, putting herself at odds with a movement that has gained...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Dora B. Schriro, a respected lawyer who has spent most of her career running prisons in New York City, Arizona and Missouri and who has never served as a police officer, was named Monday as state police commissioner.
Schriro was the only candidate...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 7:38 PM
USC President C. L. Max Nikias was the 13th-highest compensated private university president in 2011, making nearly $1.4 million in total pay, while former UC President Mark G. Yudof was the eighth-best paid public education executive, according to an...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:16 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The leaders of California's three public higher education systems Wednesday pledged more cooperation, particularly in transferring students, while Gov. Jerry Brown urged them to develop more innovative collaborations.
In a rare...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Reaction was broad and swift Thursday to the announcement by UC president Janet Napolitano that she would allocate $5 million in university funds to help the system's estimated 900 students who entered the country illegally.
The issue of how to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The surprise selection of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process.
Supporters of a more open method say that better decisions are made when three or four...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Broadway musical "Annie" is enjoying another revival on Broadway. The show opened during the Carter administration when America was in need of some optimism. "The sun'll come out tomorrow," sang Annie, and with the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:14 PM
Janet Napolitano begins her new job as University of California president Monday, promising to "listen and learn" about the many issues facing the sprawling 10-campus university system.
Napolitano, who recently resigned as U.S. secretary of Homeland...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
There's a secret lurking behind all that weeping and wailing over those across-the-board cuts in federal spending now going into effect -- and beginning to filter through the economy:
The emphasis in the news continues to be on the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
UC student leaders had their first meeting Tuesday with new UC system President Janet Napolitano and emerged saying they were “cautiously optimistic” that she would address their concerns, including those affecting students who were brought...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:18 PM
News stories about Janet Yellen’s nomination to head the Federal Reserve have all stated one obvious fact: If confirmed, she will be the first woman to hold that position. But there’s an even more significant barrier Yellen is breaching. She&...