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  • In widely opposed move, UC regents set to hike tuition up to 5% yearly

    A key UC regents committee on Wednesday moved to raise tuition as much as 5% in each of the next five years after a debate that pitted the state's most powerful political leaders against administrators of the system. The full board of regents is...
  • Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'

    Expected California Supreme Court nominee Leondra Kruger a 'mind blower'
    Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday that he would nominate Leondra R. Kruger, a federal government lawyer, to the California Supreme Court. Kruger, 38, who grew up in Pasadena, was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2002 but has not practiced...
  • Many want more money; UC should get in line

    Many want more money; UC should get in line
    First of all, Californians think that raising university tuition again is a really bad idea. A non-starter. Second, although the University of California is crying for more state money, it needs to get in line. Join the crowd of folks with their hands...
  • Leondra R. Kruger appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to state Supreme Court

    Leondra R. Kruger, a "quiet toiler" who became a rising legal star and top Obama administration lawyer, was appointed Monday to the California Supreme Court. In choosing Kruger, Gov. Jerry Brown once again picked an unconventional candidate without...
  • Gov. Brown's forced austerity for UC hurts students

    To the editor: Thank you for George Skelton's article on the conflict between Gov. Jerry Brown and University of California President Janet Napolitano over funding the UC system. Skelton hits the right note when he argues that both are holding students...
  • New sergeants-at-arms chief started at California Senate in '70s

    When Debbie Manning makes a request, California's most powerful politicians usually obey. As a sergeant-at-arms for the California Senate for three decades, Manning has often been sent to round up tardy lawmakers from their Capitol offices and escort...
  • Hit-and-runs between cars and bikes on the rise in L.A.

    Hit-and-runs between cars and bikes on the rise in L.A.
    Paul Livingston pressed his left arm to the pavement of Santa Monica Boulevard and slowly dragged his mangled body out of the street and onto the curb. A car had just slammed into him at a red light in Beverly Hills, throwing him from his bike. As...
  • California Gov. Jerry Brown cutting down on number of speeches

    California Gov. Jerry Brown has a reputation for being frugal with taxpayer money, but now he is also cutting back on the number of speeches he gives. Brown’s aides said Monday that when he takes the oath of office Jan. 5 for his fourth term,...
  • A more mature Gov. Brown has less to say in speeches, plenty to do

    Maybe it's because he is a contrarian. But Gov. Jerry Brown doesn't go for conventional celebrating. Also, he now believes, why give two speeches when one will do just fine? Brown announced Monday that he'll combine his fourth-term inaugural address...
  • Kashkari airs new 60-second ad during World Series

    GOP gubernatorial Neel Kashkari probably just saw his largest audience of the campaign Tuesday night,  when he aired a 60-second ad during the sixth game of the World Series. It’s unclear how broad the ad buy was during the game between the San...
  • Kashkari works up a sweat, but is fighting long odds in governor race

    Kashkari works up a sweat, but is fighting long odds in governor race
    SAN DIEGO — After GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari wrapped up his pitch to about two dozen young conservatives on the patio of a wing-and-beer joint, attorney Kerry Schlossberg had a question. The 29-year-old said she found the...