Janet Napolitano

Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich appears in lecture and performance with other Bay Area luminaries in an event produced by UC Berkeley students. (John Pyle/Invision/AP)
Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich appears in lecture and performance with other Bay Area luminaries in an event produced by UC Berkeley students. (John Pyle/Invision/AP)
The New York state Wage Board recommended a higher minimum wage for the fast food industry during a meeting Wednesday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

The push for a higher minimum wage gained momentum on both sides…

The New York state Wage Board recommended a higher minimum wage for the fast food industry during a meeting Wednesday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Damian Dovarganes/AP PhotoCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris

California tells colleges to quickly respond to sex assaults

California law enforcement and education leaders on Wednesday directed colleges to quickly…

Damian Dovarganes/AP PhotoCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris
Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoUniversity of California president Janet Napolitano speaks while giving a briefing on the progress she and Gov. Jerry Brown have made in ironing out their differences over UC's budget during a UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco

Janet Napolitano apologizes for disparaging student protest

University of California President Janet Napolitano apologized Thursday for calling chants by…

Jeff Chiu/AP PhotoUniversity of California president Janet Napolitano speaks while giving a briefing on the progress she and Gov. Jerry Brown have made in ironing out their differences over UC's budget during a UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco
AP Photo/Jeff ChiuGov. Jerry Brown

Brown, university president to give briefing on budget talks

Gov. Jerry Brown and University of California President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday…

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuGov. Jerry Brown

UC regents shelve policy tying coach bonuses to academics

The University of California's governing board has decided to table a policy…

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Students try to block UC regents from tuition vote

Student protesters tried to block members of the University of California's governing…

AP Photo/The U-T San Diego
AP Photo/The U-T San Diego

UC tuition hike tentatively approved in California

A proposed tuition hike was tentatively approved Wednesday by a committee of…

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University of California weighs tuition hike plan

Tuition at the University of California's 10 campuses would increase by as…

AP Photo/Ben Margot
Carlos Avila Gonzalez

UCSF chancellor stepping down

The chancellor of the University of California, San Francisco is stepping down…

Carlos Avila Gonzalez
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Tuition freeze proposed for University of California undergrads

The new president of the University of California proposed freezing the cost…

Marquicio Pagola/Contributor
Noah Berger/AP file photoUC President Janet Napolitano proposed a tuition freeze during a Board of Regents meeting today.

UC President Janet Napolitano proposes tuition freeze at regents meeting

At her first University of California Board of Regents meeting as UC…

Noah Berger/AP file photoUC President Janet Napolitano proposed a tuition freeze during a Board of Regents meeting today.
MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERCCSF is engaged in a legal battle with the ACCJC for accreditation.

UC confirms Napolitano as new president amid student protests over immigration history

Amid protests from students, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland…

MIKE KOOZMIN/THE S.F. EXAMINERCCSF is engaged in a legal battle with the ACCJC for accreditation.
J. Scott Applewhite/APHomeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform.

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says immigration bill would boost security

WASHINGTON — Sweeping immigration legislation would improve U.S. security by helping authorities…

J. Scott Applewhite/APHomeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform.

Janet Napolitano's calendar troubles

Catching government officials in minor verbal miscues is certainly a stock in…

Another close call for TSA

More headaches for Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. A former Transportation Security…

Conservatives to Napolitano: Resign

A group of conservative leaders, including one Republican member of the House,…