The University of California system regents voted Wednesday to freeze tuition and student fees as long as a tax measure on the November ballot passes.
Otherwise, all bets are off for how to make up a massive funding deficit.
The decision, however, was not made lightly. Regents’ opinions varied, students protested the potential consequences while wearing zombie costumes and Gov. Jerry Brown even stopped by the San Francisco meeting to urge support of his tax measure. Read More
Contrary to what a construction sign said on state Highway 1 on Sunday and Monday morning, zombies did not wreak havoc in San Francisco last weekend.The sign was the target of hackers who apparently cracked open a lock on a control box, keyed in a password and typed in “Zombies Plunder SF” in place of what should have been a ramp-closure notice for the Presidio Parkway road project.Molly Graham, a spokeswoman for the Caltrans project, was not amused. Read More
Halloween isn't the only time zombies walk the earth. Judging by the latest Politizoid episode, it appears the political zombies have been running things on Capitol Hill for quite a while. Take a look (but don't cover your eyes on election day, you gotta do something about these monsters):
Perhaps government is more like a zombie than a parasite. Especially given that about $1 billion in taxpayer money goes to 250,000 deceased individuals (according to a review of reports by the Government Accountability Office, inspectors general, and Congress itself). How, might you ask? According to Sen. Tom Coburn’s, R-Okla., office: Read More
Let’s get one thing straight: George Romero, the “Night of the Living Dead” director whose nightmarish vision of zombies rising from the grave to prey on the living has spawned countless imitations, never wanted to abandon the franchise that is his most celebrated legacy. Read More