| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Which is the frying pan and which is the fire? Janet Napolitano resigned as head of Homeland Security to head the University of California. At DHS, keeping the U.S. safe meant she was sometimes under attack. UC, of course, is its own kind of minefield....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:12 PM
The White House on Tuesday announced detailed guidance for colleges on how to deal with sexual assaults, winning praise from advocates of victims and some higher education officials, but renewing concerns from others about protections for the rights of...
| May 3, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy.
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:39 PM
University of California President Janet Napolitano struck a rare blow for rational education practice this week by pushing back strongly against the craze for online learning courses. Online education isn't a panacea, she said; it's not for everyone, it'...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 8:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Immigration activists have sharply criticized President Obama for a rising volume of deportations, labeling him the "deporter in chief" and staging large protests that have harmed his standing with some Latinos, a key group of voters...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Students at UC Irvine say they are excited about having President Obama speak at their commencement this year after the news was announced Thursday.
“I feel it to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Alex Liao, an international studies...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:05 PM
University of California schools are two for two in persuading the first couple to speak at graduations.
As his wife did several years ago, President Obama agreed Thursday to give the commencement speech at a UC campus, officials announced. The first...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:36 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that would have required her to challenge the state's term limits measure.
The Republican had left open the option of running this year,...