Protesters gathered to demand affordable education and protest the cuts. Over 50 people were arrested.
A report from Sacramento (Video and Written Report) http://zunguzungu.wordpress.com/2012/03/06/yesterdays-capitol-subjectivity-or-wtf/
Thousands of people marched on the capital, with a thousand different stories for why. And if it was a protest against many things, by people of many different ideological persuasions, you could also sum up what we were all united in favor of in one word: universal public education.