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State auditor blasts University of California over tuition policy

The University of California did not sufficiently reduce its costs before turning to out-of-state and international students to increase revenues, the state auditor concluded in a new report released Tuesday....

March 29, 2016

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Proposed pension limits will lead to UC’s decline

Despite decades of declining state funding and rising enrollments, the University of California has continued to deliver the highest quality of education for Californians. It was not the genius of its overpaid senior administrators that made this possible. It was the quality of its faculty that has maintained UC’s reputation as the best public university in the world....

February 18, 2016

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California public universities consider tuition hikes you can count on

The tuition freeze at California’s public universities is set this fall to stretch into its fifth year. But nothing lasts forever....

February 14, 2016

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How much more budget wizardry will we demand of UC?

It’s unclear in the short term where the University of California is magically going to put 5,000 more in-state undergraduates and 2,000 more graduate students....

November 19, 2015

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Food pantries for hungry students spread at California colleges [Video]

Freedom Allison arrived at Sacramento State in late August for the start of fall semester with two weeks to go until her next food assistance benefit from the state’s CalFresh program....

October 26, 2015

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UC system is shortchanging low-wage contract workers

As the Assembly convened hearings on how best to prevent the University of California from sticking its students with another tuition hike, several students spoke about the growing number of UC students who are not able to afford food....

September 30, 2015

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Two halves of California have wide gap in health costs

When it comes to health care costs, it’s clear: Where you live matters. And in California, the gap is especially sharp between the north and south....

September 27, 2015

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UC Davis chancellor lays out growth vision under ‘21st century’ plan

UC Davis plans to build graduate programs in downtown Sacramento and a new veterinary hospital on its main campus as part of its “University of the 21st Century” plan, which includes an estimated $2 billion in construction projects, university officials announced Tuesday....

September 22, 2015

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Another View: Outsourcing public services may deliver steep bill to taxpayers

Accountability for taxpayer dollars is an unassailable goal. Unfortunately, The Sacramento Bee is supporting outsourcing of public services and opposing common-sense bills that will protect taxpayers and improve public services (“Bills that should never become law”; Editorials, Sept. 17)....

September 21, 2015

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Floral and Fauna, assisted suicide, income inequality

Re “Public safety is paramount on river parkway” (Editorials, Sept. 18): In The Bee’s editorial the board failed to mention one of the most important aspects of our beloved American River Parkway, which is the flora and fauna....

September 20, 2015

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