Wildfires Taint West Coast Vineyards With Taste of SmokeSmoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation's most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage.
Sen. Feinstein's Husband Named In UC Admissions ScandalU.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, was named Thursday by the state auditor’s office as one of the regents involved in admissions scandal where UC wrongly admitted dozens of wealthy, mostly white students as favors to well-connected people.
Suspect in Violent Robbery of Cal Student ChargedThe University of California Berkeley Police Department (UCPD) announced Wednesday that the suspect in a violent robbery of a Cal Student back in early September was charged with possibly two felonies.
State Audit: University Of California Wrongly Admitted Wealthy Students; 42 UC Berkeley Admissions Red FlaggedIn the wake of the national college admission scandal, a California state audit released Tuesday has found that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as “favors to donors, family, and friends.”
University of California's Top Doctor Says School Reopening Will Take Another YearThe University of California's executive vice president and head of UC Health had a sobering message for the system's leaders this week: School won't go back to normal for at least another year.
Pac-12 Programs Differ on Reporting Student-Athlete CasesWhile the Pac-12 will soon be able to rapidly test athletes, hopes that a fall football season might be salvaged remain premature.
Judge Ruling Eliminates SAT, ACT Standardized Tests From UC Admissions ProcessA judge in Alameda County has found that, because of coronavirus, the SAT standardized test discriminates against people with disabilities. That means the test is out the University of California.
SCU Lightning Complex Update: 'Fire To Fight Fire' In Henry Coe State Park; Gusty Winds, Low Humidity Challenge CrewsWhile improving weather conditions helped firefighters expand the containment of the massive SCU Lightning Complex fires to 35 percent overnight, a change in the weather forecast for later Thursday could create new challenges.
UC Berkeley Freshmen Start College Under Surreal COVID RestrictionsStudents at UC Berkeley attended all classes online Wednesday for the first day of the new academic year under COVID-19 restrictions.
SCU Lightning Complex: Containment Grows To 25 Percent; Lick Observatory Spared; Evacuation Orders LiftedTaking advantage of improving weather conditions, hundreds of firefighters along the SCU Lightning Complex battle lines stretching through several San Francisco Bay Area counties gained ground overnight on the second largest wildfire in California history.
SCU Lightning Complex: Wildfire Spares Historic Lick Observatory Atop Mt. Hamilton Thanks To Brave Team WorkUniversity of California's Lick Observatory has survived more than 100 years atop Mt. Hamilton but raging wildfires had the astronomy research facility under siege.
Man Robbed, Killed At UCSF Medical Clinic; Suspect ArrestedA suspect was arrested Wednesday in the robbery and murder of a man at a medical clinic at the University of California, San Francisco, campus police reported.
Flu Shots Will Be Required at All UC Campuses by NovemberAll UC students and workers will be required to get a flu shot this fall following an executive order from UC president Janet Napolitano issued Friday.
Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Requiring Foreign Online Students To Leave CountryFacing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students to transfer or leave the country if their schools held classes entirely online because of the pandemic.
California Will Sue Trump Administration Over International Student Visa PolicyThe state of California filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday over a policy that would bar international students from staying in the United States unless they were scheduled to take in-person classes.