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51 min ago | New Scientist

Slow-motion tremors making Tokyo megaquake more likely

The people of Tokyo have long lived in fear of another great earthquake, and those fears are increasingly justified.

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5 hrs ago | WGBH

Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

After months of focusing on how many people have or haven't signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, we now have a rough total and everyone's keen to get to the bigger questions: How well is the law working? How many of those who signed up have paid their premiums and are actually getting coverage? How many were uninsured ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Kronos Quartet's Heroic Effort

The Kronos Quartet performs a 40-minute sight-and-sound work called 'Beyond Zero: 1914-1918' to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. As a highlight of the Kronos Quartet's 40th-anniversary celebration-which also includes a five-CD boxed set, "Kronos Explorer Series" -MatA as Tarnopolsky, director of the Cal Performances at ... (more)

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Patch.com

Fire Officials Say Warehouse Fire Does Not Appear to Be Arson

A fire that destroyed a West Berkeley warehouse complex on Saturday night does not appear to have been intentionally set based on the investigation thus far, a deputy fire chief said today.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Projects capture allure of Chinese nightclubs, performers

LOS ANGELES>> During its heyday in the 1940s, the Forbidden City in San Francisco billed itself as "the world's most famous Chinese nightclub."

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Media Matters for America

REPORT: Broadcast Evening News Ignores Relationship Between Tax Rates And Economic Inequality

Over the past year, broadcast evening news programs on ABC, CBS, and NBC failed to mention the role of reduced taxes on the wealthy as a cause of inequality, despite the fact that economists view taxes as a primary driver of income gaps.

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CBS News

Drunken monkeys: Does alcoholism have an evolutionary basis?

As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol.

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San Francisco Magazine

A scene from Cloyne Court's happier days.

It's 10:24 on a warm night in early March, and the cops are here . We are being told so, in no uncertain terms, by a raven-haired UC Berkeley undergrad - hands on hips, voice piercing, face stern.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Berkeley Daily Planet

Will It Live or Die? Researchers Develop Biomarkers to Manage Impact of Sudden Oak Death

Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested natural areas and in adjoining areas where the disease is expected in the future.

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Examiner.com

Brennan's Restaurant in Berkeley CA has a Tax Day deal

April 15th is right around the corner and there are still a lot of people scrambling to get their taxes finished and in the mail.

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My Mother Lode

Court date reset in Vegas Strip bird death case

A court appearance was postponed Monday in Nevada for a University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate completing prison boot camp for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

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KQED

West Berkeley Fire Destroys Artisan Businesses

The huge fire that ripped through a building on Second Street in West Berkeley on Saturday night not only affected well-known businesses like Import Tile and The Wooden Duck, but destroyed the livelihood of more than 20 artisans.

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Washington Times

Hero cop who saved Jaycee Dugard fighting for right to carry concealed weapon

The same police officer who heroically helped save kidnapping victim Jaycee Lee Dugard from her 18-year captivity is now fighting in court for the right to carry a concealed weapon, accusing her former University of California -Berkeley employer of disregarding state law and denying the permit.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Frog researcher to attend lakes convention

The convention is set to run from April 24 through April 26 at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center in Stevens Point.

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KRON 4

New Technology May Soon Read our Thoughts

What we write online may be intercepted, filtered and publicized, but we'd like to think that the thoughts and images in our heads are totally private.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Switched

Stunning Photos Of A Homeless Boxer's Mansion

The Albany Bulb, a former landfill situated on a fist-shaped peninsula that juts into the San Francisco Bay, is a lot of things to a lot of people.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Coast Lines, April 13, 2014: Group to explore nuclear radiation

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom will host a discussion on nuclear radiation during a meeting at 7 p.m. April 24 at the Center for Spiritual Living, 1818 Felt St. The featured speaker will be Kai Vetter, co-founder of Kelp Watch and professor in residence at the Department of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley.

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California Golden Blogs

Cal Baseball and Softball Sunday Gamethreads

Cal Softball game will take place in Berkeley while the Cal Baseball game is at Tempe.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley: Three buildings destroyed in five-alarm warehouse fire

Burned in the blaze near the Eastshore Highway were Joshua Tree Furniture, a woodworking shop and furniture store, and rear storage facilities for Import Tile and The Wooden Duck.

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NBC Bay Area

Berkeley Warehouse Fire Under Control

Firefighters are at the scene of a huge fire that ripped through a number of businesses in Berkeley Saturday night.

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