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Prison Inmates

Study Finds California Now Spending More On Prisons Than Colleges

According to a report from non-profit watchdog California Common Sense, the state now spends more on prisons than universities.

09/07/2012

Protesters wearing zombie makeup disrupt a UC Regents budget committee meeting in San Francisco, July 18, 2012. (CBS)

UC Tuition Freeze Hinges On Brown’s California Tax Initiative

The University of California Regents on Wednesday voted to endorse the governor’s tax plan, and contingent on its passing, to freeze next year’s undergraduate tuition costs, as well as put into place fee increases for professional programs system-wide.

07/18/2012

Police monitor activity outside Gill Tract in Albany after putting up barricades, May 9, 2012. (CBS)

Albany City Council Approves Controversial Gill Tract Development

The controversial University Village Mixed Use Project would include a senior housing complex, mixed retail center and Whole Foods Market.

07/10/2012

UC Berkeley

No Tuition Hike For UC Students

The president of the University of California will not request a hike in tuition.

06/28/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Plan Would Freeze UC, CSU Fees If Voters Pass Tax Hike

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have come up with a plan to freeze tuition rates at California’s public universities if voters approve a tax hike in November.

06/25/2012

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Faces Mounting Pension Costs

The UC system is scrambling to shore up its pension fund as it prepares for a wave of retirements and tackles a roughly $10 billion unfunded liability.

06/18/2012

Protesters interrupt a University of California Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento. (CBS)

Protesters Disrupt UC Regents Meeting In Sacramento

Protesters have disrupted a University of California board meeting where officials are discussing a tuition increase to help close its budget shortfall.

05/16/2012

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Considers 6% Tuition Hike

University of California students could face significantly higher tuition if the state doesn’t increase funding and voters don’t approve the governor’s tax initiative.

05/08/2012

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Sees Jump In Out-Of-State Student Admissions

The University of California is reporting a big jump in the percentage of out-of-state students who have been admitted for undergraduate study.

04/17/2012

Ron Paul

Ron Paul Plans Town Hall At UC Berkeley, Other California Schools

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will visit three California public universities this week.

04/03/2012

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