After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.
According to campus officials, all have verified that their families survived the 8.9-magnitude earthquake. Five of the students are from Sendai — among the cities hardest hit by Friday’s massive quake. Sendai has also been a sister city to Riverside since 1957.
UC Riverside Chancellor Timothy P. White was recovering from emergency heart surgery Tuesday, the university announced.