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California governor rejects race, gender college admissions

SACRAMENTO (Reuters) – California Governor Jerry Brown on Saturday vetoed legislation that would have allowed California universities to consider race and gender in student admissions, even though Brown said he agreed with its goal. The measure was the latest attempt to scale back, or repeal, so-called Proposition 209 approved by…

Governor vetoes bill seeking companies’ WWII roles

Schwarzenegger vetoes bill requiring high-speed rail bidders to disclose Holocaust role Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday vetoed a bill requiring companies seeking high-speed rail contracts with California to disclose any role they played during the Holocaust. Under the measure, companies vying for a piece of California’s $45 billion high-speed rail…