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Ed. Note: In 2011, California's legislature passed AB 790, a statewide initiative aimed at addressing the growing number of high school graduates unprepared or under-prepared for either college or a career.
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Vials of moon dust brought back to Earth by the first men on the moon have been found inside a lab warehouse in California after sitting in storage unnoticed for more than 40 years.
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LEGIONS of disembodied brains floating in deep space threaten to undermine our understanding of the universe.
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On a recent Sunday in April, conductor Mary Chun lowered her baton after the final sparkling note of Bonjour M. Gauguin , a new chamber opera produced by Berkeley-based West Edge Opera.
12 hrs ago | Oakland Local
Spanning six major North American cities this year, Clitoral Mass 2013 will kick off Saturday, May 25 in Oakland.
The Center for Investigative Reporting, a Berkeley, Calif.-based nonprofit news center, will consolidate its three different reporting strands under one name as of May 29.
"First of all. Congratulations to all you graduates. It is not an easy or trouble free path that you pursued to arrive at this moment.
On a recent Saturday evening in Berkeley, eight vendors set up tables inside the Firehouse Art Collective's hangar-like event space to sell homemade food items, which ranged from chocolate chip cookies to jars of mustard and jam.
UC Berkeley on Monday plowed under a field planted by activists, the third time in just over a week the university has taken such an action.
A little more than a week before engineers are expected to disclose whether the Bay Bridge's new span can open as planned Labor Day weekend, Gov.
A new study by University of California Berkeley shows minorities suffer more from the effects of climate change because they live in heat-prone neighborhoods where half or more of the land is covered by heat-absorbing hard surfaces.
Whether we're listening to Bach or the blues, our brains are wired to make music-color connections depending on how the melodies make us feel, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.
Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that he does not know if the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will open over Labor Day weekend because of safety concerns.
The City Council in Berkeley, Calif., is expected to raise fees Tuesday on tattoos and homemade cupcakes, among other fun stuff, in an attempt to offset the city's $5.1 million deficit over the next two years.
My lunch companion seemed to be obsessed by thin dough. Showering me with questions, he wanted to know all about yufka, katmer, baklava and borek.
Just months after California voters passed Proposition 30 to stave off education cuts, a push is under way to ensure that the next stream of higher education funding flows out of the ground.