UC Berkeley Drops Charges against some students

(via ucregentlive):

UC Berkeley Drops Charges against some students
May 5, 2010

After months of pushing charges against students involved in a campus demonstration last fall, more than 30 students who were arrested on December 11 will no longer face charges. But there are remaining protestors who are subject to being charged and in response, student groups at Berkeley have been holding protest including a hunger strike demanding the drop of charges against these students as well as in protest against the recently passes Arizona immigration law

http://bayarea.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/u-c-berkeley-drops-charges-against-some-students/

http://www.dailycal.org/article/109392/hunger_strike_continues_as_protest_enters_its_four

2. Judges rules California can take $2B from local funds

May 5, 2010

The governor won the right to raid local redevelopment funds to help pay off the state’s budget deficit on Tuesday this week. These funds which are generally used to promote public works project and rehabilitate downtowns are to be used for education.

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jjiTR2ZqYOCNMZGPlV3Tr4Y3e1EwD9FG7KDO1

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