Posted by Jim, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Jun 2, 2012 at 2:03 pm
>Are you being sarcastic?
Of course I am, but with a point to be made: We cannot have it all, like we used to think we could in California. Despite all evidence to the contrary, our political leaders, from city council to guv, have yet to realize that hard choices are necessary.
For example, do you want high speed rail, or vigorous universities? For those who say, "both", you will get neither.
Posted by m, a resident of the Meadow Park neighborhood, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:38 pm
This is really scary. Not only do the UC's cost 8 times (I mean that 10 times) what they cost 15 years ago, but there are less spots to go around.
The effect is huge. Cant someone tell Sacramento that the reason California is great is because it is an educational power house. If the schools and the UC's go it will just be like anyone else - stanford being and excellent private college.
AND FOLKS your real estate value will tank. If you cant get into UC's from Paly or Gunn, for the average student - then you are better off elsewhere!