University of California

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University of California Announces Minimum Wage Increase To $15/Hour By 2017

The minimum wage for University of California employees and contract workers will increase to $15 an hour by fall 2017.

07/22/2015

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges Investigation

A consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.

06/30/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Camera Found Inside Women’s Dorm Bathroom At UC Berkeley

A recording device was discovered in a restroom of a University of California at Berkeley dormitory last week, according to police.

05/14/2015

UC Berkeley

No UC Tuition Hikes For Next 2 Years As Part Of Governor Brown’s Revised Budget

This comes after months of negotiations and lobbying by President Napolitano for more funding from the state, to avoid tuition hikes of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.

05/14/2015

Newborn babies lay in their beds at the St. Elisabeth and St. Barbara hospital in Halle, eastern Germany, on January 2, 2012. (WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Prospect Of DNA-Edited Designer Babies Has UC Scientists Rethinking Their Own Discovery

When scientists at the University of California, Berkeley came up with a way to edit DNA, the genetic blueprint of all living things, they had no idea one day they might regret it.

05/11/2015

A telescope at Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton. (CBS)

Lick Observatory Astronomers Discover ‘Supersized Earths’ Surrounding Relatively Nearby Star

Astronomers at the Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton have discovered three planets described as “supersized Earths” orbiting a star 54 light years away.

04/28/2015

A general view of California Memorial Stadium during a game between the California Golden Bears and the Northwestern Wildcats on August 31, 2013 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Dismisses Coach, Recruiter Arrested In Oakland Prostitution Sting

The University of California at Berkeley said Friday that it has dismissed an assistant football coach who was arrested in Oakland last week for allegedly soliciting an undercover officer during a prostitution sting.

04/24/2015

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Study Finds Drinking Sugary Beverages For Two Weeks Can Boost Heart Disease Risk Factors

In as little as two weeks, young men and women who drank beverages with high fructose corn syrup showed increased risk factors for cardiovascular disease, according to a study from researchers at the University of California at Davis.

04/23/2015

Food Generic (CBS)

UC Researchers Find Overnight Fasting Could Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Researchers with the University of California researchers have released a study that suggests overnight fasting could reduce the risk of breast cancer among women.

04/21/2015

A general view of California Memorial Stadium during a game between the California Golden Bears and the Northwestern Wildcats on August 31, 2013 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Cal Football Recruiter Arrested In Oakland Prostitution Sting

A top recruiter for the California football team has been placed on leave, after authorities said he was arrested in a prostitution sting last week.

04/20/2015

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