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  1. California whacked by 'Pineapple Express' stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Daily Republic

    A powerful storm churned down the West Coast Thursday, bringing strong gales and much-needed rain and snow that caused widespread blackouts in Northern California and whiteouts in the Sierra Nevada. The brunt of the storm hit the San Francisco Bay Area, flooding freeways, toppling trees and keeping thousands of people home from work and school.


  2. California nuke plant key in quake safety reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Daily Republic

    Federal regulators have been too slow and lax when it comes to ensuring the safety of California's last operating nuclear plant, according to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, who clashed repeatedly with members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission during a Senate committee hearing Wednesday. Boxer said that the lessons of Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster more than three years ago have not been taken to heart nearly enough at Diablo Canyon, where new seismic faults have been discovered since the plant was constructed decades ago.


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

    Friday Nov 21 | The Daily Republic

    Student protesters remained inside buildings at two University of California campuses on Friday as their demonstrations against tuition hikes stretched into another day. A peaceful sit-in began on Wednesday in hallways and lobbies at Wheeler Hall on the UC Berkeley campus.


  4. New lease on life, new love to share it withRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    Now she sports a short hairdo and will continue to let her locks grow back. There will be no more brain surgeries in her future.


  5. Study links changing winds to warming in PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming. The study compared ocean surface temperatures from 1900 to 2012 to surface air pressure, a stand-in for wind measurements, and found a close match.


  6. UC campus chancellors granted hefty pay raisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    The University of California Board of Regents is boosting the six-figure salaries of chancellors in the system by as much as 20 percent, part of an effort regents say is aimed at bringing the salaries in line with their counterparts. The raises, granted at Thursday's board meeting, are the first step in a three-year plan to compete with top research institutions across the country, the Los Times reported Friday.


  7. Drought lessons: Water wasters attend Water SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    Some overindulged their zucchini patch. Others didn't bother with that dripping kitchen sink.


  8. Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill execRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    A high-priced prostitute accused of abandoning a Google executive after shooting him up with a fatal dose of heroin would never have wanted him to die because he was paying her well, a defense attorney said Wednesday.


  9. Harley helps put electric motorcycles in spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    In this photo provided by Harley-Davidson, riders introduce Project LiveWireA-the first electric Harley-Davidson motorcycleA-as they cross the Manhattan Bridge in New York, Monday, June 23, 2014.


  10. a Water rationing starts to go wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    As expected, it's now late spring and water rationing is upon California. Despite the heavy mid-February rains that briefly drenched Northern California and the respectable ensuing snowfall in the Sierra Nevada, drought remains.


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