Rafael's parents urged him to make a different life for himself than they lived as farm workers in the Central Valley. He overcame many odds and got himself accepted to a university only to find yet another challenge.
Rising costs have exacerbated California's student housing crisis. The state is responding with plans for more on-campus dorms, and a new bill could make it easier for colleges to expand housing. Some campuses turned to short-term solutions.
Each year, many students apply to the University of California but didn't take all the high school classes required for admission. A new program will give them the chance to still get a spot in the system.
A first-of-its-kind dual enrollment program in California’s third-largest school district will guarantee admission to a historically Black college, giving students in the Central Valley a pathway to experience an HBCU. Plus, could Fresno be the site of California's first HBCU?
A former San Jose State baseball coach found to have sexually and racially harassed his players was put on leave from Plumas Unified School District where he is being investigated for "potential misconduct" since joining the district in 2018.