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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.
Millennials responsible for coining the term FOMO - fear of missing out - are probably familiar with social isolation.
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.
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.
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.
An elderly woman suffering from dementia went missing late Thursday night, and police are asking the public to be on the lookout for her.
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 .
Researchers in California have measured the elastic properties of atomically thin heterostructures made from molybdenite and tungstenite for the first time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RATHER than searching for aliens phoning home, scientists are looking for signs of the homes themselves.
Monitoring copper and iron in living brain tissue and a Berkeley mechanical engineering undergrad's incredible and altruistic start-up.
Scientists say seven microscopic particles collected by NASA's comet-chasing spacecraft, Stardust, appear to have originated outside our solar system.
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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