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Retired UC Berkeley Professor Chin Long Chiang died at his home in Berkeley. He was 99. Photo: Courtesy Of Harriet Chiang Services will be held in May for Chin Long Chiang, a UC Berkeley professor emeritus and one of the world's leading biostatisticians, whose innovative use of statistics helped transform the health care field.
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APRIL 23: Economist and author Thomas Piketty prepares to speak to the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley on April 23, 2014 in Berkeley, California.
14 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
"We were just about seeing how fast you can go," he said of his passion for cars.
18 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
At 11:40 a.m., a man, 58, parked his car in a red zone in front of a home in the 2700 block of College Avenue.
The recent legislative effort to restore affirmative action in public university admissions "should've been called the 'There are too many Asians at Berkeley' bill," Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari told several hundred Cal students Wednesday.
A Berkeley municipal election was just one week off as of April 25, 1939, and the battle lines were drawn between the status quo members of the City Council and their picked candidates, and critics who wanted some variety of civic reform.
The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival is a perfect opportunity to engage in respectable voyeurism.
Industry-sponsored academic research leads to innovative patents and licenses, and may not skew science towards inventions that are less accessible and less useful to others, according to a new analysis.
Here we see the on-draft menu from the Beer Garden in Starkville, Mississippi -- the kind of place where recently you might have expected to find Bud, Bud Light, and Corona.
Thomas Piketty and his 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' are white hot, but he's no 'Tocqueville for Today'-and he and his fan club have Tocqueville all wrong.
A registered sex offender was arrested after he allegedly grabbed a child walking with her parents right outside the UC Berkeley police station, authorities said Tuesday.
Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches.
Mayor Tom Bates is proposing that several East Bay cities, including Berkeley, join together to adopt a regional minimum wage.
University of California at Berkeley police are seeking a man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman at People's Park on Sunday night.
A man reportedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman following an argument in People's Park on Sunday, authorities said.
This image, showing the first all-sky microwave image of the universe soon after the Big Bang, was released by a team of astronomers from NASA and Princeton University on Feb. 10, 2003 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Scientists are disturbed from a new poll that reveals that a majority of Americans question the Big Bang theory.