Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

UC Berkeley News

News on UC Berkeley continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

Prosecutor: Gang member should be convicted of attempted murder for near-fatal beating of student

A gang member should be convicted of robbery and premeditated attempted murder for a crime spree with another gangster that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student in the College area of San Diego, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Comment?

Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Mesa (San Diego, CA)

2 hrs ago | SFGate

Demetri Martin, at UC Berkeley May 8, freshens up material

Raleigh, N.C. -- "A drunk driver is very dangerous. Everyone knows that. But so is a drunk backseat driver - if he's persuasive."

Comment?

Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Entertainment

5 hrs ago | Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

Econ 2: Spring 2014: UC Berkeley: Administrivia for April 16, 2014

Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.

Comment?

Related Topix: Missouri

9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

Comment?

Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Irvine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Stanford University

9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

Comment?

Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Irvine, CA, UC Irvine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Stanford University

10 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Nancy Pelosi is UC Berkeley commencement speaker

Pelosi, who has represented San Francisco for more than 26 years, became the first woman to serve as House speaker in 2007.

Comment?

14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

JH Technologies Provides Support to Dillin Lab at UC Berkeley

The course gives biology major students hands-on experience in classical and modern genetics research.

Comment?

Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology

15 hrs ago | Fox News

IRS considers taxing work perks like food, gym memberships

In competitive job markets like Silicon Valley, companies are doing everything they can to entice the best and brightest -- offering freebies that have become the stuff of legend.

Comment?

Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, US News, Conservative Political News

19 hrs ago | GPB.org

Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

After months of focusing on how many people have or haven't signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, we now have a rough total and everyone's keen to get to the bigger questions: How well is the law working? How many of those who signed up have paid their premiums and are actually getting coverage? How many were uninsured ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Care Policy, Berkeley, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC7 KGO

Congresswomen lend support to UCB sexual assault victims

A group of UC Berkeley students who filed a federal lawsuit claiming the university is not doing enough to combat sexual violence received some high profile support on Tuesday.

Comment?

Related Topix: San Mateo, CA

Golden Gate Xpress

First standalone Dean of Students in twenty years leaves for UC Berkeley

The news of Joseph Greenwell's departure has left colleagues with bittersweet feelings.

Comment?

Wall Street Journal

The Kronos Quartet's Heroic Effort

The Kronos Quartet performs a 40-minute sight-and-sound work called 'Beyond Zero: 1914-1918' to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. As a highlight of the Kronos Quartet's 40th-anniversary celebration-which also includes a five-CD boxed set, "Kronos Explorer Series" -MatA as Tarnopolsky, director of the Cal Performances at ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Berkeley, CA

Business Wire

Fish & Richardson Attorney Christian Chu Named Law360 2014 International Trade a oeRising Stara

The award honors attorneys under the age of 40 with notable accomplishments in their practice area.

Comment?

Media Matters for America

REPORT: Broadcast Evening News Ignores Relationship Between Tax Rates And Economic Inequality

Over the past year, broadcast evening news programs on ABC, CBS, and NBC failed to mention the role of reduced taxes on the wealthy as a cause of inequality, despite the fact that economists view taxes as a primary driver of income gaps.

Comment?

Related Topix: Tax, Berkeley, CA, US News, Liberal Political News

KPLR-11

Scan a brain, read a mind?

What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.

Comment?

Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Stanford University, Yale University

The Indianapolis Star

Final draft of new Indiana academic standards released

Harshman Middle School art teacher Madeline Hutchins helps Isaiah Wright with his optical illusion concept Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

Comment?

Related Topix: Indiana, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Hillsdale College

Contra Costa Times

George Skelton: A state divided is no longer golden

What about the notion of Los Angeles students attending UC Berkeley or San Diego State and paying out-of-state tuition? Think L.A. and the San Joaquin Valley have water problems now? Wait until the new state of North California cuts off water flowing south from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.

Comment?

Related Topix: California, California Government, San Diego State University, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Protein Wisdom

"Do liberals really think an 80% top tax rate wouldn't hurt the US economy?"

Wait, is this a trick question? Because my gut says, "uh, of course they don't. Or rather, they don't much care, as long as they can continue to write the tax laws that keep them flush - and then claim they've helped solve "income inequality," as if all incomes should be the same, despite the amount of work, the kind of work, or the desire of the ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Tax, US News, Conservative Political News

Berkeley Daily Planet

Will It Live or Die? Researchers Develop Biomarkers to Manage Impact of Sudden Oak Death

Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested natural areas and in adjoining areas where the disease is expected in the future.

Comment?

Related Topix: Ohio State University, Agriculture, Science, Berkeley, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

KTVN Reno

Court date reset in Vegas Strip bird death case

A court appearance was postponed Monday in Nevada for a University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate completing prison boot camp for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

Comment?

Related Topix: Berkeley, CA

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••