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  • Gavin Newsom comes 'out of the closet' for pot legalization

     
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom said he supports the legalization of marijuana in California. In a New York Times article about the fading stigma of the drug in the Golden State, Newsom told the New York Times' Adam Nagourney, "These laws......
  • Maligned UC logo shelved; 'time to move on,' official says

     
    By suspending further use of its much-maligned new logo, University of California officials hope to get beyond the controversy. "While I believe the design element in question would win wide acceptance over time, it also is important that we listen......
  • Gavin Newsom chimes in with dismay at new UC logo

     
    Disapproval of the new University of California logo has rocketed around the state and the Internet, and now it's seeping into the halls of the Capitol....
  • California Democrats weigh in on Prop. 8 decision

     
    California Democrats were quick to weigh in Friday on the Supreme Court's announcement that it will rule for the first time on same-sex marriage by deciding the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the California voter initiative that limited marriage to...
  • Supreme Court's Prop. 8 case: Big stakes for California

     
    Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, the plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 case, have been waiting years to get married....
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss UC Berkeley chancellor pay raise

     
    The UC Board of Regents on Tuesday approved a $50,000 -- or 11.4% -- pay raise to the incoming UC Berkeley chancellor despite strong opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown. The Times higher education reporter Larry Gordon will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to...
  • Supreme Court should allow gay marriage, California politicians say

     
    Many of the states’ top political leaders, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, issued a flurry of statements urging the Supreme Court to strike down California's gay marriage ban. The high court Friday said it...
  • New UC Berkeley chief to get pay raise despite Brown's opposition

     
    Despite strong opposition from Gov. Jerry Brown, the UC regents on Tuesday gave the new chancellor of UC Berkeley a $50,000-–or 11.4%--pay raise over the current campus head and said the extra money would come from private donations, not state...
  • Cal State trustees delay vote on fee hike

     
    With Gov. Jerry Brown expected to make the first appearance of his term at a Cal State University Board of Trustees meeting, the board has opted to delay a vote on a proposal that would have raised a fees on......
  • Cal State set to shelve plans for incentive fees to graduate faster

     
    California State University trustees will shelve a controversial plan to impose incentive fees to encourage students to graduate faster, officials said Tuesday....
  • No love lost between Jerry Brown and Gavin Newsom

     
    Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has not exactly been a huge help to Gov. Jerry Brown lately, as Brown tries to persuade voters to approve $6 billion in temporary tax hikes on next week's ballot. In at least two different interviews......