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$13 Minimum Wage For University Of California Employees Goes Into EffectThe University of California’s plan to raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide took effect Thursday, the first of three incremental raises expected to bring wages to at least $15 an hour by 2017.
UC Davis Treating Dozens Of Pets Badly Burned In Valley Fire, Butte Fire Free Of Charge; Seeks DonationsThe UC Davis veterinary clinic has received more than 40 cats, along with four horses, two pigs, two chickens, a dog and a goat. The animals will be up for adoption once they recover.
Critics Call University Of California's Proposed Intolerance Policy CensorshipThe University of California's first draft of system-wide principles defining intolerance is drawing protests from free-speech advocates who call it censorship and Jewish organizations that say it doesn't go far enough to protect against anti-Semitism.
Former Cal Football Player Sues University Over Head InjuriesA former player on the Cal Bears football team is suing the university over concussions he sustained on the field.
University of California Announces Minimum Wage Increase To $15/Hour By 2017The minimum wage for University of California employees and contract workers will increase to $15 an hour by fall 2017.
Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges InvestigationA consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.
Camera Found Inside Women's Dorm Bathroom At UC BerkeleyA recording device was discovered in a restroom of a University of California at Berkeley dormitory last week, according to police.
No UC Tuition Hikes For Next 2 Years As Part Of Governor Brown’s Revised BudgetThis 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.
Prospect Of DNA-Edited Designer Babies Has UC Scientists Rethinking Their Own DiscoveryWhen 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.
Lick Observatory Astronomers Discover ‘Supersized Earths’ Surrounding Relatively Nearby StarAstronomers at the Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton have discovered three planets described as “supersized Earths” orbiting a star 54 light years away.
UC Berkeley Dismisses Coach, Recruiter Arrested In Oakland Prostitution StingThe 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.
UC Study Finds Drinking Sugary Beverages For Two Weeks Can Boost Heart Disease Risk FactorsIn 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.