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CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 10

Gut and amend going nowhere UC Davis chancellor guilty of ego San Diego Republicans run from Trump Bill considers campaign contribution limits on BOE members Stockton mayor chairs first meeting post arrest  Good morning and happy Hump Day. In anticipation

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UC mounted PR blitz to counter harsh state audit

UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi was suspended by UC President Janet Napolitano in April soon after the Sacramento Bee discovered that UC Davis had paid at least $175,000 to consultants to try to remove online references to a 2011 incident in

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – May 3

Is the end close for UC Davis’ Katehi? Baugh vs. Rohrabacher? Trump vs. Clinton? Personal income tax projections for April are $1 billion off the mark. Democrats think Brown is ready to spend.   Good morning! The end appears to

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Defiant UC Davis chancellor’s days likely numbered

It’s growing difficult to imagine circumstances in which UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi — once considered a high-performing star who brought new resources and attention to her campus — will return to work from her present 90-day paid leave.

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Two more lawmakers demand resignation of UC Davis chancellor

Two state lawmakers took to Twitter on Thursday and joined the growing chorus of Democratic legislators who are calling for the resignation of UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi after a series of unflattering stories by The Sacramento Bee. On Wednesday, The

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University of California embraces open access for research

The state’s premiere higher education system has embraced open access publishing. This week, the University of California issued a new open access policy that gives anyone in the world free access to scholarly articles authored by UC employees. That means clinical

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Honors belie years of gloom-and-doom talk about UC system

For at least seven years, we’ve heard University of California officials and Democratic lawmakers describe budget “cuts” at UC as being so devastating they threatened the system’s elite reputation. I recall hearing surrogates for Jerry Brown say in 2010 that

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Protest settlement sprays taxpayers

Oct. 1, 2012 By Katy Grimes Instead of being held accountable for bad behavior and rule-breaking during an Occupy protest on the campus of UC Davis last November, a group of college students are going to be rewarded, and receive

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Jail For UC Davis Embezzler 2

JUNE 6, 2011 By K. LLOYD BILLINGSLEY Former UC Davis official Jennifer Beeman was sentenced on Thursday to 180 days in jail and five years probation. Beeman must also pay back $10,525 she embezzled from a campus program she headed,

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