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1 hr ago | The Times of Israel

In wake of war, leftist 'self-hating Jews' find a voice

A packed hall at Anyplace University. The audience, lulled into a syntactic stupor by the lecturer's academic drone, is unprepared for the evening's surprise performance.

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5 hrs ago | New Scientist

Can open access publishing be a smart career move?

It can seem like a magic word is needed to get published in the top academic journals.

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9 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Artistic Outliers

Oakland has been attracting a lot of national buzz these days for being an emerging hub of cultural and creative production.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.

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Business Wire

UC Berkeley Extension Invites Public to Free Lectures and Events

All events are free and open to the general public. UC Berkeley Extension presents these events each year as part of its mission to bring the educational excellence of the University of California, Berkeley, to the Bay Area community.

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Contra Costa Times

West Berkeley church holds hands up in prayer and protest

Dozens of congregants lifted their hands in a West Berkeley church Aug. 24 in prayer and in protest of the police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American, shot Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo.

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KRNV-TV Reno

UC Berkeley cuts off access to waterfalls in El Dorado County

The University of California, Berkeley has shut down public access to four waterfalls east of Sacramento, saying people were leaving trash and not following rules about alcohol, dogs and firearms.

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East Bay Express

Tuesday Must Reads: Brown Signs Kill Switch Law; Moderate Democrats Block Plastic Bag Ban

The new law, which was backed by Oakland city leaders and law enforcement officials, is designed to stem the cellphone robbery epidemic nationwide.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Robert Hass wins $100,000 poetry prize

In a Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007 file photo, former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass poses on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley, Calif.

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The Washington Post

Fewer American homeowners are buying earthquake insurance - and the risk is growing

Karl Luchsinger attempts to free his daughter's car in Napa, Calif., after a car port collapsed in Sunday's earthquake.

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Planetizen

A Primer on Innovative Parking Regulations

Writing for Smart Growth America, Neha Bhatt provides a s survey of innovative parking regulation and management strategies in cities around the country.

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St. Petersburg Times

Read & Feed: Chocolate muffin discs yummy beyond Paris

BOOK: After working for nearly 20 years at Chez Panisse, Alice Waters' famed restaurant in Berkeley, Calif., pastry chef David Lebovitz decided to move to Paris and immerse himself in the culture and the cuisine.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Renewed calls for early-warning system after Napa quake

Clean up continues after the powerful Napa earthquake, which caught many people sound asleep.

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The Campbell Reporter

Brown signs cell-phone 'kill switch' bill into law

Smartphones sold in California will have to have "kill switches" to disable stolen devices, under a first-in-the-nation law signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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Silicon Alley Insider

How To Ace All Your Classes In College

Success in college isn't just measured by good grades, but for some students a 4.0 GPA is an important graduation goal.

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Oakland Post

Former Students Celebrate Professor Troy Duster

"I once had a very good professor who gave me very bad advice," UC Berkeley sociologist Troy Duster said last Friday, standing behind a lectern at Booth Auditorium.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Just Looking Forward To An Experience Can Make You Happier

You've probably heard by now that research consistently shows people get more happiness from spending their money on experiences than on things.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Learning by watching, toddlers show intuitive understanding of probability

This is a screenshot from a video of the experiment in which a 2-year old watched a researcher play a game in which there were two winning strategies, but one worked more consistently than the other.

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EurekAlert!

'Robo Brain' will teach robots everything from the Internet

Robo Brain - a large-scale computational system that learns from publicly available Internet resources - is currently downloading and processing about 1 billion images, 120,000 YouTube videos, and 100 million how-to documents and appliance manuals.

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NBC Los Angeles

Early-Warning System Worked During Bay Area Quake: Scientists

A still from a video posted to YouTube shows an early-warning system alerting scientists at the UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory of imminent shockwaves from a temblor that struck in the Bay Area on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

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