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Freeman Freeman & Smiley Continues Growth in Los Angeles with Addition of H. Jacob Lager

Lager joins Freeman Freeman & Smiley from Zuber, Lawler & Del Duca. Lager 's practice is concentrated in domestic tax, international taxation, and trust and estate matters.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nanotechweb.org

Nanoindentation technique measures 2D elastic modulus

Researchers in California have measured the elastic properties of atomically thin heterostructures made from molybdenite and tungstenite for the first time.

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The Fresno Bee

Senate sends Jerry Brown bill on private beach dispute

In this Feb. 10, 2014, file photo, Julie Graves, left, of Albany, Calif., and Chris Adams, second from left, of Berkeley, Calif., hold up signs in support of a beach access bill that Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill introduced near Martin's Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

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Deseret News

You know you're a happy parent ifa

A research paper from the Psychological Bulletin found that parents tend to be more stressed out and unhappy in modern America because of financial woes, lack of sleep and even general marriage troubles.

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Wall Street Journal

Sexual-Assault Victims Get Campus 'Advocates'

BERKELEY, Calif.-In the spring of 2012, as a freshman at the University of California campus here, Sofie Karasek says she was molested by a fellow student during a school-sponsored trip off campus.

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The Times of India

10 best business schools in the world

We recently polled 10,000 readers on the world's best business schools, and for the second year in a row, they came back with a clear favorite: Harvard University.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: City sees boom in new construction

Seventy-five years ago, on Aug. 21, 1939, "an upward swing in apartment house construction and work on several major structure projects within the city helped to swell Berkeley building operations during the last fiscal year to an astonishing total of $3,939,236," the Berkeley Daily Gazette reported.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Scientist

Spot ET's waste heat for chance to find alien life

RATHER than searching for aliens phoning home, scientists are looking for signs of the homes themselves.

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California Golden Blogs

Golden Scholars: A Berkeley undergrad's start-up for STEM diversity and imaging metal in your head

Monitoring copper and iron in living brain tissue and a Berkeley mechanical engineering undergrad's incredible and altruistic start-up.

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Canada.com

Microscopic particles returned from space might be alien visitors

Scientists say seven microscopic particles collected by NASA's comet-chasing spacecraft, Stardust, appear to have originated outside our solar system.

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California Golden Blogs

Malia Obama favoring UC Berkeley over Stanford

Could the Bears have a First Daughter in our midst? USA Today reports the recruiting story of the summer : Malia Obama is looking toward the West Coast to spend her college years.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany: Memorial service set for former Mayor Bill Cain

A memorial service will be held Aug. 24 for former Mayor Bill Cain, who suffered a fatal heart attack on Aug. 2. He was 67. Cain spent four years on the City Council and six on the school board.

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Inside Bay Area

East Bay leaders support gun violence restraining order bill

East Bay elected officials and law enforcement leaders today rallied in support of a bill that would allow for the temporary removal of firearms from people who are at risk for committing acts of violence.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Former Chez Panisse chef pens 'French Roots' cookbook

One-time use only. Reprinted with permission from French Roots by Jean-Pierre Moull&#233 and Denise Lurton Moull&#233, copyright 2014.

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Contra Costa Times

UC Berkeley student diagnosed with West Nile Virus

A University of California, Berkeley, student has been diagnosed with West Nile Virus following a rise in the number of mosquitoes carrying the disease this year, officials said.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley: Woman sexually assaulted in People's Park, police say

UC Berkeley police are investigating a sexual assault Monday night in People's Park and reminding students, who are headed back to classes next week, to be alert and aware of their surroundings and follow other safety tips on and around campus.

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National Public Radio

As Kids Head To Campus, Parents Broach The Risk Of Sexual Assault

Rachel Swinehart has commandeered her family's living room in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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My Mother Lode

Man falls from lookout over UC Berkeley, dies

University of California, Berkeley police say a 60-year-old man fell to his death from a popular lookout point over the university.

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The Globe and Mail

Top links: Economist DeLong 'very afraid' for U.S. recovery

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the World Wide Web.

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Shape

The Big Problem with Bad News

The news can tend to be a downer, but lately-from the plane crash in Ukraine, to Ebola in Africa, to Robin Williams' untimely death-most will agree it's been especially depressing.

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