Nanette Asimov

higher education reporter at the SF Chronicle

Nanette Asimov on KCRW

The deadline to apply for any University of California school was last Sunday.

UC admission rates have plummeted, so what should anxious students and parents do?

The deadline to apply for any University of California school was last Sunday.

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Among a certain set, Joan Didion stands as California’s purest homegrown literary voice. But Didion left the state long ago and her most seminal works are decades old.

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