There was a buzz of activity today in San Francisco regarding the upcoming furloughs for some employees at the University of California. Senator Leland Yee spoke to a group of U.C. employees and students this morning at 7:00-something A.M. Get his point of view here.
A little later, the same protesters went over to nearby FibroGen, so that prevented Mayor Gavin Newsom from an making appointment he had there today.
The mise-en-scene inside at Mission Bay this morning. Click to expand:
And this was the scene outside, what with a couple hundred U.C. workers milling about.
“I’m UC President Yudof. I get $1 million/yr. I’m not here to save UC.”
Let’s leave the Angel of Death and head back inside to meet University of California President Mark G. Yudof, on the left:
Now let’s hear from Sandra Faber, chair of the astronomy and astrophysics department at UC Santa Cruz. She talked about just paying out $150k in retention bonuses for three valued U.C. employees.
We should find out tomorrow how this all pans out.
To Be Continued…