A vehicle carrying six disabled adults and two caretakers flipped onto its side Friday night on the northbound 405 Freeway in Mission Hills, but no one was seriously injured, authorities said.
Aided by weaker winds and cooling temperatures, firefighters reported progress Friday in taming a brush blaze that had ravaged about 6,900 acres northeast of wine country in Northern California’s Napa Valley.
Dozens of activists in Los Angeles held a protest rally Friday evening in response to a fatal stabbing in Fresno of a victim they described as a transgender woman.
A day after UC moved to raise the minimum wages of its lowest-paid workers, the university’s governing board on Thursday awarded 3% salary increases to 15 of its most highly paid executives.
The campaign to significantly increase the minimum wage shifted from local government to the state Wednesday, with UC President Janet Napolitano announcing that several thousand workers would have their salaries increased to $15 an hour by 2017.
Nearly two years ago, President Obama proposed a federal system to rate the nation's colleges and universities, one that would provide families with an objective and unified tool to compare schools and for taxpayers to determine whether the massive investments in scholarships and other government...
Saying their crowded campus needs to expand, UC Merced leaders Tuesday presented plans to construct new classrooms, dorms and labs over the next five to seven years — and to enroll nearly 4,000 more students.
It began with one university's courtship of another's faculty star — the kind of talent poaching that has become commonplace in American academia.