California's Special Elections May Be Overdue For An Overhaul
Californians around the state are voting in special elections Tuesday to fill three vacant seats in the California State Senate. But these elections aren't very "special" anymore. There's a lot of them and they're costly -- and there's a growing chorus of critics calling to get rid of them.
Calif. Community Colleges Partner With Historically Black Colleges
California's community colleges will sign an agreement on Tuesday with nine historically black colleges and universities. The HBCUs, including Tuskeegee University, will guarantee transfers to California community college students if certain academic requirements are met.
With Less Oil Tax Revenue, Kern County Weighs Privatizing Libraries
Public libraries in Kern County could soon be operated by a private company. Declining oil and gas revenue is savaging the budget. The privatization discussion could soon extend to other county services. Tuesday afternoon, supervisors will consider another proposal to make exploring such options an official county priority.