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Fog still hangs over University of California finances

In 2013, upset over the University of California’s lack of fiscal transparency, state lawmakers passed a bill requiring UC to provide a thorough accounting of its funding and an explanation of exactly how those funds were spent....

April 17, 2015

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Computer fiasco confirms fears about UC mismanagement

Here we go again: The University of California system has added its name to the long list of state agencies that have had costly debacles when upgrading computers. And UC’s debacle is one of the worst....

March 10, 2015

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Op-Ed

Progress on the UC funding debate?

With state budget hearings upon us, where does the hostage crisis that began with UC regents threatening to hike student tuition by as much as 28 percent absent piles of additional state money stand today?...

March 5, 2015

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UC leaders oblivious to pay-tuition link

During Janet Napolitano’s first year as president of the University of California, one of her main focuses has been on shoring up the finances of a UC system coming off years of recession-driven state budget cuts — cuts that led to huge tuition hikes. When the books don’t balance, UC regents pass the pain on to the student body....

September 29, 2014

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Strike plans to proceed Wednesday at UCSD hospitals

An injunction granted Tuesday in Sacramento Superior Court will not prevent a one-day strike Wednesday at five University of California hospitals, including UC San Diego facilities in Hillcrest and La Jolla....

November 19, 2013

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Strike looming, UC hospitals delay procedures

UC San Diego Health System has rescheduled hundreds of elective surgeries in preparation for a strike Wednesday. The one-day strike is threatened by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, which represents more than 21,000 technical and service workers at University of California medical facilities statewide....

November 18, 2013

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HOSPITAL STRIKE SPURS SURGERY CANCELLATIONS

UC San Diego Health System said it will cancel about 90 percent of the elective surgeries scheduled at its Hillcrest and La Jolla hospitals when technical workers hold a two-day strike next week....

May 18, 2013

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MediaOp-Ed

The UC system’s modesty problem

The growing controversy over the UC’s new logo follows recent comments from Gov. Jerry Brown that called for more “modesty” from the University of California. Webster’s dictionary defines modesty as “that lowly temper that accompanies a moderate estimation of one’s own worth and importance.”...

December 12, 2012

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MediaNews

Gov. Brown urges UC leaders to rethink education

SAN FRANCISCO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called on the University of California to contain costs, embrace online learning and rethink how it does business, even though voters approved new taxes to help fund education....

November 15, 2012

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