California Forum

Foon Rhee

Why ‘Dreamers’ at UC should feel very lucky

President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to deport many more undocumented immigrants. Because of the UC Center for Undocumented Student Legal Services, UC students are probably the most legally protected of any undocumented young people in America.

Editorials

As President Obama exits, how do we judge his legacy?

He can claim many successes, kept most of his campaign promises and leaves office with his highest approval ratings in four years. But many Americans were not quite as hopeful as he believed, or as ready to change as much as he imagined. As his presidency ends, the country is changed, but also divided. And President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to roll back many of Obama’s key initiatives.

Videos

Death row inmate Lawrence Bittaker said he's getting afraid of death

Death row inmate Lawrence Bittaker, who in 1979 killed five teenage girls with accomplice Roy Norris, said he's getting afraid of death, and laments his "totally wasted life" during an interview in his cell.
Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Death row inmate Lawrence Bittaker said he's getting afraid of death 1:56

Death row inmate Lawrence Bittaker said he's getting afraid of death

Watch artist Stephanie Taylor draw the fire alarm bell in Dutch Flat 0:33

Watch artist Stephanie Taylor draw the fire alarm bell in Dutch Flat

Obama: It's time for the U.S. and Cuba to leave the past behind 1:34

Obama: It's time for the U.S. and Cuba to leave the past behind

Josiah's hat hangs on a lamppost, asking that we remember him 2:42

Josiah's hat hangs on a lamppost, asking that we remember him