Lawmakers are considering a bill to make sure the historical contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people are accurately portrayed in public schools.
Students graduating this year face the worst labor market ever encountered by a graduating class.
Students and faculty at California State University in East Bay marched to administration offices, then occupied the building in protest.
The Republican assault on the public sector threatens to accelerate the rate at which public employees are being laid off, with especially dire consequences for African Americans and women.
Prospects for redeveloping the Oakland Army Base moved a step forward last week as the City Council voted to extend its negotiating agreement with developers California Capital Group and AMB Corp.
Students at the University of Southern Mississippi were assailed with graphic images last Monday by a pro-life group that styles itself "Missionaries for the Pre-Born."