By the numbers: California governor’s race

The race for California governor is heated, and polling very closely. The UC Berkeley Vis Lab and the UC Berkeley Knight Digital Media Center takes a look at campaign contributions to Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman.

Mission High students spearhead rally

Three hundred students and teachers marched out of Mission High School early today, leading the charge to a rally at 24th and Mission Streets. They were joined by other schools along the way, ending in a 600-strong chanting throng. The group was later joined by other protestors and marched down Mission Street and on to Civic Center for a rally with students and public education supporters from across the city.

Mission students, teachers march for public education

Students, parents and teachers flooded Mission Street this afternoon, protesting budget cuts to California’s public education system. The crowd of at least two thousand people stretched three blocks as it swept through the neighborhood on its way to Civic Center where protesters from across the city converged for a rally.