Palo Alto NIMBY Fight Over Proposed Girls School Expansion PlanNeighbors in Palo Alto are preparing for a fight against the planned renovation and expansion of a private, all-girls middle and high school they fear will flood their quiet community with cars.
Derelict Troop Ferryboat Blocking Commercial Boats At Vallejo MarinaA ship captain says the city of Vallejo has created an obstacle to his business that he literally can’t get past, and he may sue because of it.
UC Regents Hear Proposal For Locked-In Tuition RatesAt Thursday’s UC Regents meeting, the Board was presented with a proposal for “cohort-based tuition” which would “keep tuition flat for students while they are enrolled at UC” according to a memorandum from the Office of the President. 
New Poll Shows Rising Disapproval Rating For Governor Gavin NewsomThere has been a ten point increase in the number of Californians who say they "disapprove" when asked, "Do you approve or disapprove of the way Gavin Newsom is handling his job as governor?"
CHP Searching for Culprits in Big Sur Anti-Tourism VandalismAuthorities searched Thursday for whoever painted Highway 1 with giant-size graffiti attacking the impact of tourism on Big Sur. The CHP said its removal will cost taxpayers around $1,700 and that those responsible will face felony charges.
Oakland Police Union Blasts Recommendation To Fire Officers In Fatal ShootingThe union that represents Oakland police officers issued a statement on Thursday criticizing the Oakland Police Commission's recommendation that five officers involved in the fatal shooting last year of a homeless man with mental issues be fired.