Despite Gov.'s Pushback, UC Regents Approve Chancellor's Pay Package
The UC Regents approved salaries on Tuesday for two campus chancellors. There wasn't much fuss over the $245,000 salary and housing package for Jane Close Conoley, the acting chancellor at UC Riverside. But Governor Jerry Brown and two other regents voted against the $487,000 pay package for UC Berkeley's new chancellor, Nicholas Dirks.
Calif. Faces Shortage of Primary Care Doctors
Like much of the rest of the country, California faces a a family doctor shortage. Some expect it could get worse as President Obama's health care law kicks into gear by 2014. Part of the problem is that the state limits the number of slots for family practice residencies.