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27 min ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

Around & About Theater: 'Penthesilea' Free Outdoors at John Hinkel...

Around & About Theater: 'Penthesilea' Free Outdoors at John Hinkel Park Amphitheater; Kurt Weill at Masquers Playhouse; Oscar Wilde at Marin Shakespeare -The Amazons descend on the Trojan War to help the beleaguered city, capture Achilles ... whom their tough female chieftan, Penthesilea, becomes enamored of-and Achilles seems to reciprocate.

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4 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Governor Who Oversaw Soaring Unemployment Will Teach Class on Job Creation

This has to be one of the funniest higher education developments since the announcement that Paul Krugman would be paid $225,000 to do research at City University of New York's income inequality initiative: Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm will teach a course on job creation at the University of California-Berkeley.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Medical Daily

Could Spotify's 'Serendipity,' An Online Map That...

Millennials responsible for coining the term FOMO - fear of missing out - are probably familiar with social isolation.

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New Scientist

Shortcuts to an infant-like view on the world

Catch a baby's gaze. Can you imagine what it sees? We were all babies once, but none of us recall how the world appeared in those first few years of life.

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Inside Bay Area

Questions swirl after patient, diverted to Berkeley hospital, dies

A man died after being transported by ambulance from Hercules to Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley this week, raising questions about whether the decision earlier this month to stop ambulance transports to Doctors Medical Center San Pablo played a role.

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Wall Street Journal

Hurricanes Also Wash Away Income Growth

Tropical storms may pass over an area in less than a day but the economic impact on the ravaged areas can last for two decades.

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Inside Bay Area

Berkeley: Police search for missing woman

An elderly woman suffering from dementia went missing late Thursday night, and police are asking the public to be on the lookout for her.

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National Public Radio

When It Comes To Economic Recovery, Location Is A Factor

Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs .

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Business Wire

Freeman Freeman & Smiley Continues Growth in Los Angeles with Addition of H. Jacob Lager

Lager joins Freeman Freeman & Smiley from Zuber, Lawler & Del Duca. Lager 's practice is concentrated in domestic tax, international taxation, and trust and estate matters.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nanotechweb.org

Nanoindentation technique measures 2D elastic modulus

Researchers in California have measured the elastic properties of atomically thin heterostructures made from molybdenite and tungstenite for the first time.

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The Fresno Bee

Senate sends Jerry Brown bill on private beach dispute

In this Feb. 10, 2014, file photo, Julie Graves, left, of Albany, Calif., and Chris Adams, second from left, of Berkeley, Calif., hold up signs in support of a beach access bill that Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill introduced near Martin's Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

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Deseret News

You know you're a happy parent ifa

A research paper from the Psychological Bulletin found that parents tend to be more stressed out and unhappy in modern America because of financial woes, lack of sleep and even general marriage troubles.

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Wall Street Journal

Sexual-Assault Victims Get Campus 'Advocates'

BERKELEY, Calif.-In the spring of 2012, as a freshman at the University of California campus here, Sofie Karasek says she was molested by a fellow student during a school-sponsored trip off campus.

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The Times of India

10 best business schools in the world

We recently polled 10,000 readers on the world's best business schools, and for the second year in a row, they came back with a clear favorite: Harvard University.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: City sees boom in new construction

Seventy-five years ago, on Aug. 21, 1939, "an upward swing in apartment house construction and work on several major structure projects within the city helped to swell Berkeley building operations during the last fiscal year to an astonishing total of $3,939,236," the Berkeley Daily Gazette reported.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Scientist

Spot ET's waste heat for chance to find alien life

RATHER than searching for aliens phoning home, scientists are looking for signs of the homes themselves.

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California Golden Blogs

Golden Scholars: A Berkeley undergrad's start-up for STEM diversity and imaging metal in your head

Monitoring copper and iron in living brain tissue and a Berkeley mechanical engineering undergrad's incredible and altruistic start-up.

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Canada.com

Microscopic particles returned from space might be alien visitors

Scientists say seven microscopic particles collected by NASA's comet-chasing spacecraft, Stardust, appear to have originated outside our solar system.

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California Golden Blogs

Malia Obama favoring UC Berkeley over Stanford

Could the Bears have a First Daughter in our midst? USA Today reports the recruiting story of the summer : Malia Obama is looking toward the West Coast to spend her college years.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany: Memorial service set for former Mayor Bill Cain

A memorial service will be held Aug. 24 for former Mayor Bill Cain, who suffered a fatal heart attack on Aug. 2. He was 67. Cain spent four years on the City Council and six on the school board.

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