Think California can get out of this budget crisis with “no new taxes?” Look at the California State University system and think again. Facing a staggering drop in state funding, the CSU board of trustees are about to vote on a 20 percent increase in student fees.

That’s on top of the 10 percent fee hike the trustees approved in May. The overall increase for students would be 32 percent for the 2009-10 school year.

Read the full editorial in the San Francisco Chronicle.