Nearly all of the 72 people arrested during this week’s protests over funding for higher education at the state Capitol have been released.
California Highway Patrol officers arrested dozens of protesters who refused to leave the state Capitol Monday night after repeated warnings, capping off a day of protests over cuts to higher education.
An interview with Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom on how local officials are handling the Occupy protests, higher education and the ongoing state budget deficit.
The state’s revenue projections are not likely to meet expectations, meaning millions more in cuts for higher education.
A national effort to take back higher education was launched on Tuesday, marking the 57th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education.
Rallies were held statewide to protest Governor Jerry Brown’s proposed budget, which would cut $1.4 billion from higher education.