UC Berkeley campusMore than 108,000 potential students were accepted to the UC system. Also a record - the number freshmen from California accepted for the fall term.

Story by Randol White.

(Photo: A photo of the UC Berkeley campus - John Morgan / Flickr / via CapRadio)







AnimalShelter 800x600Several bills meant to protect domestic and wild animals are moving forward in the California Legislature.

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo credit: Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio)








1920px California Department of Motor Vehicles HeadquartersCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom has announced changes to the beleaguered state Department of Motor Vehicles aimed at reducing wait times and making it more efficient.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: California Department of Motor Vehicles Headquarters - Coolcaesar [CC BY-SA 4.0])






071618KaiserEsp pThe state is withholding dollars from counties until they hire more providers, but counties say they need more resources to meet state standards.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo by Sammy Caiola/Capital Public Radio)


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