Stories that you shouldn’t miss:
1. The Richmond City Council joined the boycott against Arizona over it’s extreme anti-immigration law, the CoCo Times reports. Richmond follows the cities of Oakland and San Francisco in the boycott. The only question is: When is Berkeley going to sign on? Berkeley is usually out in front on national political issues such as this one.
2. UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu is scheduled to appear before a US Senate Committee, concerning his nomination to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Chron reports. The liberal professor has come under heavy attack from Republicans, and although the Judiciary Committee likely will confirm his nomination, conservatives in the full Senate may mount a filibuster.