Currents

? A man who received a cancerous kidney during a transplant in 2008 is suing the doctor as well as UC San Diego Health Systems, who allegedly assured him the kidney came from a healthy person.

? UCSD was listed in the second-ever volume of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges earlier this month.

? Pradeep Khosla, UCSD’s chancellor-designate, is expected to be confirmed by the UC Board of Regents at the May 16 meeting.

? A woman who was paragliding over Black’s Beach died after she apparently lost control and crashed into a cliff on Saturday. She was pronounced dead at a hospital.

? The Los Angeles Times reported that U-T San Diego was involved in talks to buy the Orange County Register.

? San Diego City Council voted unanimously last week to rename a two-block street leading to the LGBT center in Hillcrest after Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk. 

? A woman in a wheelchair was killed by a car driving on Old Highway 80 on Friday night in the Flinn Springs area.

? Governor Jerry Brown’s revised state budget, expected to be released May 14, will reveal details of a higher-than-expected $16 billion budget shortfall.

? The state assembly passed a bill last week that would prevent employers from requiring that employees give out their Facebook passwords for monitoring. 

? A California high school student has been charged with attempting to feed her two-week-old baby rat poison.

? Jeffrey Henley, chairman of software giant Oracle, has pledged a $50 million gift to the engineering school at UC Santa Barbara.

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