Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB15 on Tuesday that would increase state funding, redirect funds from a scholarship program, and charge a higher rate to out-of-state students.
The $5,472 annual tuition at Cal State’s 23 campuses is set by the Board of Trustees and hasn’t changed in three years – but there are other expenses hiking up costs.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday called for deeper spending cuts for health and welfare spending and a shortened work week for state employees in his revised plan to reduce the state’s $16 billion deficit.
A community group is joining together to fight proposed water and power rate hikes in Los Angeles.
Republican state lawmakers say Gov. Jerry Brown does not need tax extensions to fill California’s remaining deficit.
Park rangers on Saturday will lead hikes in Malibu Creek State Park, to the site where TV’s “M*A*S*H” was shot.