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3 hrs ago | Business Wire
Overall, women hold 10.9 percent of the highest-paid executive positions and board seats in the state's 400 largest public companies-a 1 percent increase over last year, according to the UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders.
Are you smarter than a 7th grade civics student?
Do undocumented immigrants contribute to the economy?
8 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine
She and a few of her McDonald's coworkers stood on the steps of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum and rallied to ask that President Barack Obama sign an executive order to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour from $7.25.
12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Lisamaria Martinez makes her way into the Union City BART station Nov. 18, 2013, in Union City.
After climbing out of their nests, hatchling loggerhead sea turtles make their way to the sea.
Berkeley residents who live in buildings with more than one unit will not be allowed to smoke inside beginning in May 2014.
Stage IV colorectal cancer was not part of the game plan that brought Michael Robertson from Fresno, Calif., to the White House.
If you are looking for evidence that democratic decision-making is breaking down everywhere, not just in Washington, but even-god forbid-in formerly progressive Berkeley, you need look no further than two excellent pieces which appeared this week in local media.
Robotics engineers have been increasingly turning to nature for inspiration recently, and a team from the University of California, Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University has looked to the antennae of cockroaches for developing a system that uses locomotion as a means of controlling the position of a passive sensor, according to their report in The ... (more)
Severe economic segregation also is making it much more difficult for low-income residents to climb the financial ladder.
A general view inside California Memorial Stadium prior to the start of an NCAA football game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and California Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium on September 14, 2013 in Berkeley, California.
Documentarian Frederick Wiseman, who's been making films for more than 50 years, tells stories by watching.
If you want to traffic in stereotypes, Elie Green, Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal - the founders of Doc Green's, which makes healing cannabis ointments and lotions - look pretty much like what you might imagine when you hear, "Berkeley-based medical marijuana collective."
Cellist Maya Beiser. The Israeli musician performs in "Linked Verse," a fusion of sound and image that blends Japanese and Western styles of music.
Giving Santa Claus and his reindeer a military fighter jet escort on Christmas Eve amounts to manipulative military marketing aimed at defenseless young minds, a Berkeley, Calif., child psychologist says.
The Berkeley City Council has voted to approve a redistricting plan that includes a district that will be comprised mostly of college students.
It's not often one has reason to quote the Wall Street Journal, pointing to it as evidence that what you are doing is having an effect.
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 07 at 12:54PM PST