| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:50 AM
SACRAMENTO -- University of California regents approved a new leader for UC Riverside on Thursday, but not before Gov. Jerry Brown expressed concerns about high compensation for the incoming chancellor.
Kim Wilcox, a former official at Michigan State...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.”
In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Adding their voices to a debate that also has engaged media organizations, UCLA’s undergraduate student government recently approved a resolution that condemned the use of the term “illegal” when describing immigrants in the U.S....
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The University of California has leased an Oakland residence for incoming system president Janet Napolitano for $9,950 a month, officials said Monday. Napolitano, the former U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, will be...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The high-profile and surprising choice of former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to head the UC system has fueled criticism over the secret selection process, echoing debates around the country about how higher-education leaders are...
| 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...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- An envelope laced with the lethal poison Ricin and addressed to a U.S. senator was found at a Maryland mail processing facility, officials said Tuesday.
The envelope, intended for the office of Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), was discovered...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:06 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Presiding over her first regents meeting, new UC system President Janet Napolitano proposed Wednesday that tuition be frozen again next year and that a new focus should be placed on boosting the number of community college students who...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama's pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security moved a step closer to confirmation Wednesday, advancing to the full Senate after a swift committee vote.
At a time when many top presidential appointments have been...
| 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...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:19 PM
SAN DIEGO — Kathy Gomez estimates that U.S. Border Patrol agents catch 75% of the migrants who try to run through the strawberry fields at her farm near the border with Tijuana. Farther east, Miguel Diaz thinks the number hits 90% at his junkyard...