2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
It's all about students at the Peralta Colleges. Especially in May, when it's graduation time, and students young and old finally -- whew! -- get those diplomas and certificates they have worked so hard for.
The world is fast approaching a tipping point after which the damage caused by climate change can't be undone, Gov.
Once again, we are seeing entrenched interests try to fight the future with scare tactics and misinformation.
The federal government may chop down some 82,000 trees near Berkeley's Strawberry Canyon and in Claremont Canyon in the hills near North Oakland, according to reports.
Wayne F. Miller, a documentary photographer whose powerful images of war, family and the denizens of Chicago's South Side have been admired by generations of photographers, died Wednesday at his Orinda home following a brief illness.
A University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate has taken a plea deal in the beheading of an exotic bird last October at a Las Vegas Strip resort Prosecutor Frank Coumou said Thursday that 26-year-old Hazhir Kargaran appeared in court Wednesday and was sentenced to two days in the Clark County jail, a one-year suspended sentence, a $1,000 ... (more)
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to continue his climate change charge, joining scientists releasing a 20-page call to action on environmental problems including pollution, extinctions and population growth.
Recent events in Boston highlight both the potential and hazards of ever-present cameras.
The somewhat elusive Springfield Ditch Projects gallery opened its latest exhibit May 18, and it runs through June 15.
The causal relationships between lack of sleep and mood disorders remain murky. But one thing is clear as day: better sleep can have psychological benefits.
Women's rights attorney Gloria Allred joined students from four U.S. colleges and universities on Wednesday to announce the filing of federal complaints over how the higher-education institutions handle rape allegations.
For our June issue, we asked fifteen of the Bay Area's best writers to do something a little different.
Is our modern way of eating killing us and our sociability? Michael Pollan serves up an extra large helping of food for thought Pollan speculates about the growing resistance of micro-organisms to antibiotics, on our western diet rich in fats and carbohydrates Photograph: PR Despite the four recipes appended to it, Michael Pollan 's Cooked doesn't ... (more)
Collin Blair cheers as he and the rest of the graduates file onto the football field at the start of Ventura College's graduation ceremonies on campus Wednesday.
Women's rights attorney Gloria Allred says federal complaints have been filed against four U.S. colleges over how the colleges handle rape allegations.
Think you can read Charles Darwin's handwriting? Try deciphering this label on a beetle he collected in Tierra del Fuego in 1833.
More than 57,000 drivers were ticketed for handheld cell phone talking or texting during April's Distracted Driving Awareness Month, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety and the California Highway Patrol .