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Jack Vance, an award-winning mystery, fantasy and science fiction author who wrote more than 60 books, has died. Comment?
Gov. Jerry Brown warned scientists and policymakers Thursday that they are losing the war on climate change and urged them to become advocates for the planet. Comment?
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. Comment?
Attorney General Eric Holder says those who argue that civilian courts are incapable are handling terrorism cases "are simply wrong." He says that after Sept. Comment?
Paul Otellini, Intel Corp.'s fifth CEO, will leave the post in May after a four-decade career with the chipmaker, including eight years at the helm. Comment?
The University of Nevada's world-renowned earthquake laboratory has launched a nearly $4 million research project aimed at making nonstructural parts of buildings more earthquake proof. Comment?
Omar M. Yaghi, professor of chemistry at the University of California-Berkeley, will talk about porous crystals for clean energy. Comment?
Filmmaker Les Blank, whose documentaries on blues musicians and a range of other subjects won acclaim, has died at age 77. Comment?
But he's done talking about it. When Green Day takes the stage at the Patriot Center, get ready for Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tre Cool to dip into their punk-pop catalog but not into the headline-grabbing spectacle that had critics, fans and onlookers buzzing. Comment?
Michel Djotodia showed up for peace talks a few months ago in camouflage and a turban as the face of Central African Republic's rebel movement. Comment?
A rebel leader whose fighters seized the capital of Central African Republic over the weekend has taken to the airwaves to make his first declaration, announcing he has dissolved the country's constitution and will stay in power for three years, according to excerpts from the broadcast carried on French radio. Comment?
Created two years ago as the number of unemployed graduates rose, the school's Pathways to Practice Fellowship Program gives graduates $15 an hour to work 35 hours a week for up to 48 weeks -- $25,200 total -- or until a graduate secures full-time employment. Comment?
"Star Wars" creator George Lucas wants to build a museum dedicated to visual storytelling in San Francisco's Presidio that would house an art collection he amassed over more than four decades. Comment?
The first BP executive to testify at a federal trial over the nation's worst oil spill was to take the stand for a second day Wednesday before a judge tasked with deciding whether the London-based oil giant and other companies acted with gross negligence for the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Comment?
A ranking BP executive testified Tuesday that the London-based oil giant and its contractors share the responsibility for preventing blowouts like the one that killed 11 workers and spawned the nation's worst offshore oil spill in 2010. Comment?
A University of California-Berkeley engineer who played a prominent role in investigating levee breeches in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is scheduled to be the first witness Tuesday at a trial involving another Gulf Coast catastrophe: the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. Comment?
New research pinpoints how the torch passed from one dominant creature on Earth to another, from the brutish dinosaur to the crafty mammal. Comment?
The American Council on Education announced Thursday that it is recommending degree credit for five undergraduate courses offered by Coursera, a Palo Alto-based company that provides "massive open online courses" from leading universities. Comment?
My daughter flew in from Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 24. She had with her two of my grandchildren, Spencer and Kaila. Comment?
Like death and taxes, California earthquakes are not going away. But just because they aren't preventable doesn't mean we shouldn't be as prepared as possible by having a few seconds warning when they are about to hit. Comment?