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Philanthropy. We all know what it is: "the practice of giving money and time to help make life better for other people."
San Francisco native Kristin Tieche, a 43-year-old filmmaker and bicycle blogger, will be among five local volunteers handing out free Endangered Species Condoms in the city to members of a species that is anything but endangered, commemorating World Population Day on Friday.
As California Republicans struggle to halt their decline, they might want to reconsider one whom they banished long ago, a U.S. senator who served in the grand old tradition of Earl Warren and Hiram Johnson.
Shyan Kashani, a graduate of the University of California, is now using a new online service called Collegefeed to look for potential jobs.
When Rev. Diana McDaniel was a child, she remembered the adults in her family talk about Port Chicago during holiday gatherings and the conversation wasn't pleasant.
FLEXLAB Executive Manager Cindy Regnier talks about some of the features of the brand new facility at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif.
Recreating history, the new bridge in Dracena Quarry Park -- and the dream of Eagle Scout Cole Becker -- was officially dedicated July 3 before a throng of visitors to the shady lush glen.
Do parasites accompany their hosts into neighboring territory? Not necessarily. For some species, the opposite may happen: Hosts may actually lose their parasites when the hosts shift or increase their range.
A group of University of California, Berkeley-based researchers are seeking to disrupt brain-machine interfaces by developing dust-sized devices that could potentially last a lifetime.
The Altadena NAACP Freedom Fund Luncheon, celebrating 30 years of service, brought the Altadena ACT-SO musicians of the past and present together.
Sam Hawgood, UCSF Medical school dean and acting chancellor of UC San Francisco, is UC President Janet Napolitano's pick as the biomedical university's 10th chancellor.
The Oaxaca Valley in Mexico is regarded as the heartland of corn diversity. Not only can cultivation of the plant in the region be traced back to over 6000 years ago, it also presents the highest genetic diversity of corn in the country.
Many colleges and universities are failing to comply with federal laws and key policies designed to combat sexual assault, according to a report released Wednesday by Sen. Claire McCaskill.
The UpTake: Even mega corporations with billions of dollars in revenue can learn how to do business better and smarter.
Python is now used by eight of the top 10 US computer science departments in their introductory courses at undergraduate level.
A proposal from two Central Valley tribes to build casinos away from their existing land was approved by the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown last year, but it will ultimately be up to voters whether that agreement sticks.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 02:57 am
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