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  1. Bill limiting vaccination exemptions for California schoolchildren advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Daily Breeze

    SACRAMENTO >> Legislation aimed at reversing the state's liberal vaccine exemption law took a major step forward Wednesday in the state Senate, only a week after support for the bill seemed to be on shaky ground. The dramatic 7-2 vote by the Senate Education Committee surprised some Capitol observers, as one East Bay Democrat, Loni Hancock, of Berkeley, switched sides and voted yes.


  2. Family of missing UC Berkeley student last seen near USC offers $50,000 rewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    LOS ANGELES >> The family of a University of California, Berkeley, student who went missing in Los Angeles is offering a $50,000 reward for information about his whereabouts. Police say 19-year-old Eloi Vasquez was last seen leaving a fraternity party near the University of Southern California early Saturday after telling his friends he wanted to take a walk.


  3. Second UC Berkeley study on raising L.A.a s minimum wage set for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    The Center for Labor Research and Education at University of California, Berkeley is slated to release its analysis of boosting wages to $13.25 by 2017 and $15.25 by 2019, said Los Angeles' Chief Legislative Analyst Sharon Tso. The study comes amid a national debate about income inequality and six months after Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled a plan to boost wages to $13.25.


  4. California drought sends skiers to Idaho, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, Alana Wilson, 5, skis on a Methow Valley community cross country trail in Winthrop, Wash. Warm temperatures and drought conditions in the West has changed the migratory patterns of birds and wildlife, but it also has impacted another group of animals: skiers, especially cross country skiers.


  5. NOAA, NASA say 2014 was the warmest year on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    WASHINGTON >> For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday. Both the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA calculated that in 2014 the world had its hottest year in 135 years of record-keeping.


  6. Minimum wage consultant pick draws complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Daily Breeze

    The emotional debate over raising Los Angeles' minimum wage intensified Thursday amid criticism of the selection of an outside group tasked with studying the proposal. City Hall policy advisors last week selected the Center for Labor Research and Education at University of California, Berkeley to analyze the effects on businesses and non-profits of a citywide wage hike.


  7. Berkeley protesters march for 4th straight nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    BERKELEY >> Hundreds of protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers marched through downtown Berkeley streets for a fourth straight night, briefly blocking traffic on a highway and delaying metro and train services. Organizers of a protest planned for Wednesday morning in Oakland said they expect hundreds of white people to come out and help shut down a federal building.


  8. 159 arrested in third night of California protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    BERKELEY >> Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protested grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of two unarmed black men on the other side of the country. Protesters blocked traffic on both sides of Interstate 80 in Berkeley, while another group stood and sat on train tracks, temporarily forcing an Amtrak train to stop Monday night.


  9. 2nd night of Berkeley protest turns violent againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    BERKELEY >> Raucous demonstrations hit Berkeley's streets for a second straight night as protesters angered by police killings in Missouri and New York clashed with officers, vandalized businesses and even fought with each other, officials said. Sunday's protest began peacefully on the University of California, Berkeley, campus but eventually grew rowdy and spilled into Oakland.


  10. Berkeley protesters smash windows; 4 hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    Demonstrators toss out smoke bombs during a march in Berkeley, California on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. Two officers were injured Saturday night as a California protest over police killings turned violent with protesters smashing windows and throwing rocks and bricks at police, who responded by firing tear gas, authorities said.


  11. Berkeley, Santa Cruz students protest fee hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    BERKELEY, Calif. >> Student protesters remained inside buildings at two University of California campuses Friday as their demonstrations against tuition hikes stretched into another day.


  12. Tuition hike tentatively approved by UC governing board committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    SAN FRANCISCO >> A proposed tuition hike was tentatively approved Wednesday by a committee of the University of California governing board. The committee voted 7-2 to approve the plan recommended by UC President Janet Napolitano that would raise tuition in each of the next five years.


  13. UCLA vs. Colorado College Football: Live Updates and ChatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    File photo: Marcus Rios of the UCLA Bruins celebrates with teammates after he intercepted a pass against the California Golden Bears late in the fourth quarter at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Berkeley, Calif. The Bruins won the game 36-34.


  14. Election 2014: Tax on sodas eyed in San Francisco, BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    Fracking: In Santa Barbara County, Measure P would ban high-intensity oil and gas operations that include fracking, well-stimulation treatments and some steam injection. Measure J in San Benito County and Measure S in Mendocino County would enact similar bans.Strong mayor: In Sacramento, Measure L would give more power to mayors to decide issues and less power to the city council and city manager.


  15. Schools chief race may be electiona s tightestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    Experience: State Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2010-present; state Assembly, 2008-2010, 1996-2000; state Senate, 2000-2008; Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, 1980-1996; Antioch City Council, 1978-1980; high school science teacher, Mt. Diablo Unified School District, 1972-1980; adjunct faculty member, Los Medanos College, 2007-2012.


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