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Janet Napolitano

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  • Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC

    Janet Napolitano, Homeland Security chief, to head UC
    Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually...
  • Fire truck ran over Asiana plane crash victim, S.F. police say

    Fire truck ran over Asiana plane crash victim, S.F. police say
    San Francisco police confirmed Friday that a fire truck responding to the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash hit one of the 16-year-old victims, but emphasized that coroner's officials had yet to determine her cause of death. Gordon Shyy, public...
  • Suspect arrested in alleged sexual assault of Topanga mall worker

    Suspect arrested in alleged sexual assault of Topanga mall worker
    A Lancaster man has been arrested in the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman after she left work at the Westfield Topanga Mall on July 4, L.A. police said Friday. Kioki Ray Snowden, 19, was taken into custody Thursday and his bail was set...
  • Obama lauds Janet Napolitano as she leaves Cabinet to run UC system

    Obama lauds Janet Napolitano as she leaves Cabinet to run UC system
    President Obama on Friday thanked Janet Napolitano for her four years of service as Homeland Security secretary and credited her with helping make the country safer before wishing her well in her new role as president of the University of California...
  • Asiana: Bay Area TV station apologizes for racist pilot names

    Bay Area television station KTVU incorrectly reported the names of the pilots flying the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214 using racially insensitive monikers. The segment on Friday at noon that referred to two of the pilots as "Captain Sum Ting...
  • Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board

    Garcetti picks former rival Kevin James for public works board
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named former rival Kevin James, who placed third in the March 5 primary election, to serve on the powerful Board of Public Works. James, a Republican radio host who campaigned aggressively for Garcetti in the...
  • UCLA 'Dreamers' express dismay at choice of Napolitano to head UC

    UCLA 'Dreamers' express dismay at choice of Napolitano to head UC
    Seth Ronquillo is a fourth-year film and linguistics major at UCLA. He is co-chair of IDEAs, a group for students in the country illegally. Like many immigrant rights activists, he holds Janet Napolitano responsible for the increasing number of...
  • Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches

    Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood. It was 2010 and word...
  • Woman with 'visions' found Menifee boy's body, officials say

    Woman with 'visions' found Menifee boy's body, officials say
    Authorities confirmed Friday that the volunteer citizen who located the body of a missing Menifee boy was Pam Ragland, a woman who says she found the child using her "intuition." The Riverside County Sheriff's Department received a call just before 1 a....
  • Critics question how next UC president was chosen

    Critics question how next UC president was chosen
    The nomination of Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, to be UC president has elicited many positive comments about how her managerial and political skills can help the university system. But some...
  • Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system

    Regents approve Napolitano as president of UC system
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The UC regents on Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system during a sometimes rowdy meeting marked by a protest from students and others who contend Napolitano...