Dream Act Students Apply for First Cal Grants
Students across California are anxiously waiting to hear how much money they'll get for college next year -- and for the first time, that includes undocumented students, who are eligible to apply for state-funded financial aid under California's Dream Act. Far more students turned in their applications by this week's deadline than had been expected.
Retirement Systems, Cities Move to Divest Gun Stocks
Next week, San Francisco's employee retirement system will consider divesting its holdings from gun companies. It's part of a growing movement by pension funds and municipalities around California to dump their gun stocks.
County Impact of Medi-Cal Expansion Unclear
For decades, California's counties have been charged with providing health care to poor uninsured people. Now the state must decide whether to expand coverage under the new federal health care overhaul -- and county officials are worried they may be stuck with part of the bill.