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The UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty Startups

The proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.

09/17/2014

(CBS)

San Jose Family Looks To Raise Money For Teen’s Funeral

The family of 16-year-old Manuel Urzua is hoping to raise $5,000 by Friday, to hold a service for the slain teen.

07/03/2013

Furloughed California Workers

California Worker Furloughs Increase State’s Long-Term Costs

The state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.

03/14/2013

(CBS)

California Students Fail To Claim Millions In Financial Aid

Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.

03/01/2013

Samuel P Taylor State Park

Audit Reveals That California Does Not Track Costs Of Operating Parks

A new audit finds that the state Department of Parks and Recreation does not know how much it costs to operate each of California’s 270 state parks, beaches and recreational areas.

02/14/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by Russell Coutts (#5) and Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill (#4)  in action during the match race final of the America's Cup World Series on August 26, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF Still Millions Short In America’s Cup Fundraising Effort

San Francisco officials are racing to raise tens of millions dollars from private donors to pay for security, transportation and the other costs of hosting the America’s Cup yachting championship later this year.

02/12/2013

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California Schools Misappropriated Millions Of Dollars Intended For Low-Income Student Meals

State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.

02/06/2013

Henry Coe State Park in Santa Clara County (CBS)

Park Officials Conspired At Highest Levels To Hide $20M From State

The state attorney general’s office says officials at the highest level of the California Department of Parks and Recreation helped keep millions of dollars secret for more than a decade.

01/04/2013

California State Parks

Audit Confirms California Parks Underreported Funding For 19 Years

A new audit confirms that staff at the California Department of Parks and Recreation intentionally under-reported the amount of money in its accounts for at least 19 years.

12/21/2012

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Quentin Inmates Give $36K To Bay Area Crime Victims’ Groups

Inmates at San Quentin State Prison Tuesday were giving away $36,000 they have earned to five Bay Area crime victims’ service groups, a prison spokesman said.

11/27/2012

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