State assembly panel votes to reject Brown’s Cal Grant plan

A state Assembly subcommittee voted Wednesday to reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to reduce the number of students eligible for Cal Grants, days after thousands rallied at the state Capitol in Sacramento to support higher education. The Assembly Budget Subcommittee on Education voted 4-0 against Brown’s proposal, which includes raising minimum
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State to consider bond funding for Campbell Hall reconstruction

A public works board meeting Thursday will determine the fate of the majority of the funding for the demolition and reconstruction of UC Berkeley’s Campbell Hall. The State Public Works Board will vote on whether to authorize the sale of $65.2 million in state bonds for the building, which will
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