The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000. The regents said the raises were a first step over the next three years to bring the 10-campus heads up to nationally competitive rates of rival research institutions.
Los Angeles Times, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 11:19 PM
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GlobeSt.com, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:54 AM
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper has missed a key step in his audacious plan to break up California into six states: He failed to gather enough signatures to qualify his initiative for the November 2016 ballot, the Secretary of State's Office reported Friday. The slipup seemed like the punch line to what had mushroomed into a national joke, with TV talking heads and late-night comedians taking potshots at the Golden State's latest political weirdness.
SiliconValley.com, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 11:26 PM
SILVERADO CANYON >> Day three of the Silverado Fire in eastern Orange County ended with the size of the blaze being downgraded from 1,600 acres to 968 acres, and with fire lines now scratched out around 50 percent of the flames. The Sunday evening assessment from the Cleveland National Forest is based on having more firefighters on the ground to better measure the scope of the fire, Orange County Fire Authority spokesman Bob Poole said.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:34 AM
Looking west from Aliso Viejo, the San Joaquin Hills Transportation corridor toll road crosses El Toro Road and snakes up the hill in Laguna Beach toward Newport Beach and Irvine. Looking west from Aliso Viejo, the San Joaquin Hills Transportation corridor toll road crosses El Toro Road and snakes up the hill in Laguna Beach toward Newport Beach and Irvine.
Los Angeles Times, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 11:03 PM