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56 min ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

Driver rescued from car after crash in Escondido

It happened around 11:15 a.m. in the 1100 block of Via Norte . The CHP says the driver went through a barrier wall, down an embankment and hit a tree.

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Related Topix: Escondido, CA, Balboa Park (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA

5 hrs ago | Oakland Post

Lafayette2

Eddie Scruggs-Smith still remembers the message her single mother drilled into her when she was young: "education means opportunity."

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Berkeley, CA

9 hrs ago | The GMAT Club Journal

Stanford, Synonymous with Satisfaction

Super salary doesn't equal satisfaction, Forbes reveals in its latest ranking of the most satisfied MBA graduates .

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13 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

In which states is cheating on your spouse illegal?

Adultery isn't just a crime in the eyes of your spouse. In 21 states, cheating in a marriage is against the law, punishable by a fine or even jail time.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Berkeley, CA

13 hrs ago | WKRN

Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected - a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Berkeley, CA

17 hrs ago | GPB.org

Sichuan Pepper's Buzz May Reveal Secrets Of The Nervous System

The Sichuan peppercorn is known to give some Chinese dishes a pleasant tingling feeling.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Life, Chinese Cuisine, Food

21 hrs ago | Science Daily

How kids' brain structures grow as memory develops

Our ability to store memories improves during childhood, associated with structural changes in the hippocampus and its connections with prefrontal and parietal cortices.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, UC Davis, Davis, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Uc Berkeley Presents Berkeley Dance Project Tonight

With both people and places, sometimes the further away we are, the closer we feel.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Theater

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Super agent Leigh Steinberg of 'Jerry Maquire' fame...

Arguably the most famous line from "Jerry Maguire" – the movie that took super agent Leigh Steinberg from sports-famous to dinner table-famous – is "Show me the money!" But in his meandering one-hour talk to UC Davis law students Wednesday, Steinberg spoke more about finding the "kwan," a concept from the movie meaning love, respect, ... (more)

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, Berkeley, CA, Education Etc.

KFMB-TV San Diego

Prosecutor: Gang member should be convicted of attempted murder for near-fatal beating of student

A gang member should be convicted of robbery and premeditated attempted murder for a crime spree with another gangster that included the near-fatal beating of an 18-year-old UC Berkeley student in the College area of San Diego, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Mesa (San Diego, CA)

SFGate

Demetri Martin, at UC Berkeley May 8, freshens up material

Raleigh, N.C. -- "A drunk driver is very dangerous. Everyone knows that. But so is a drunk backseat driver - if he's persuasive."

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Entertainment

Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal

Econ 2: Spring 2014: UC Berkeley: Administrivia for April 16, 2014

Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable... Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012 : Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar: What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri? : From DeKalb County Illinois south to St.

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Related Topix: Missouri

Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, UC Irvine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Stanford University

Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, Irvine, CA, UC Irvine, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Stanford University

Contra Costa Times

Nancy Pelosi is UC Berkeley commencement speaker

Pelosi, who has represented San Francisco for more than 26 years, became the first woman to serve as House speaker in 2007.

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Hispanic Business

JH Technologies Provides Support to Dillin Lab at UC Berkeley

The course gives biology major students hands-on experience in classical and modern genetics research.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology

Fox News

IRS considers taxing work perks like food, gym memberships

In competitive job markets like Silicon Valley, companies are doing everything they can to entice the best and brightest -- offering freebies that have become the stuff of legend.

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Related Topix: Berkeley, CA, US News, Conservative Political News

GPB.org

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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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Care Policy, Berkeley, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC7 KGO

Congresswomen lend support to UCB sexual assault victims

A group of UC Berkeley students who filed a federal lawsuit claiming the university is not doing enough to combat sexual violence received some high profile support on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: San Mateo, CA

Golden Gate Xpress

First standalone Dean of Students in twenty years leaves for UC Berkeley

The news of Joseph Greenwell's departure has left colleagues with bittersweet feelings.

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