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29 min ago | Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek: Northgate High jazz band begins fundraising campaign to play Monterey Jazz Festival

The Northgate High Instrumental Music Boosters group has launched a fundraising campaign to cover the $5,000 transportation and lodging costs for the school's 2013 - 2014 jazz band to perform Sept.

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Related Topix: Walnut Creek, CA, The Big Band, Jazz, Cal State Chico, Brigham Young University, Education Etc.

4 hrs ago | Noozhawk

Diseases of Another Kind: UCSB Researchers Scrutinize Distinctive and Prevalent Infectious Agent

The drought that has the entire country in its grip is affecting more than the color of people's lawns.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

8 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Calcification in changing oceans explored in special issue of The Biological Bulletin

What do mollusks, starfish, and corals have in common? Aside from their shared marine habitat, they are all calcifiers-organisms that use calcium from their environment to create hard carbonate skeletons and shells for stability and protection.

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Related Topix: Cal State East Bay, UC Davis, Davis, CA

17 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Symphonie Jeunesse wows Cambria audience

San Bernardino's Symphonie Jeunesse is back from a successful coastal tour . The Symphonie Jeunesse Youth Orchestra for Strings, one of the city's brightest treasures, is composed of about 40 young people ages 12 to 19. An ensemble of 33 orchestra members went on the tour up the coast to Cambria, where they performed to four standing ovations and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cambria, CA, San Bernardino, CA, The Hunger Games, Symphony, Arts, San Simeon, CA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Noozhawk

Library Adult Literacy Program Volunteer Linda Solin Shares the Gift of Reading

Imagine being unable to read your child's report card, fill out a job application, read a bus schedule, or vote.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA

Monterey County Herald

Mike Hale, The Grub Hunter: Fifi's and Calvin's - a fine pairing

Back in 2008, with the stock market in a free-fall, Calvin Wilkes looked at his sagging portfolio and did something bold and seemingly reckless: He pulled out all the money he could and bought a substantial hoard of wine.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Pacific Grove, CA

The CPA Technology Advisor

Pay Raises for Recent College Grads Fall Short of Average

Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

WDOV-AM Dover

The Supreme Court's Coming Paralysis

It's a question that's roiled the liberal universe for years: Why won't 81-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg resign from the Supreme Court and give President Obama the chance to pick her successor, in case the Senate turns Republican after the mid-terms? Harvard Law Professor Laurence Tribe, one of the left's jurisprudential ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Noozhawk

Isla Vista Self-Governance the Focus of Town Hall Meeting

Creating a consensus among neglected college students, families, property owners, undocumented residents and other Isla Vista stakeholders won't be easy - maybe even impossible - but those groups got together Monday to give it a try anyway.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Neatorama

The Long Shadow Of The Manhattan Project

World Science Festival published a two-part article about the Manhattan Project.

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Noozhawk

Conference Showcases UCSB's Actuarial Program

Actuaries from around the world gathered last week at UC Santa Barbara for the 49th annual Actuarial Research Conference .

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA

Editor & Publisher

Editorial: All News Needs Coverage

Thankfully, it's not often that a tragedy reported in the news hits directly home.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Electronics, Isla Vista, CA, Opinion

Noozhawk

Judy Foreman: Kathryn and Michael Graham's C'est Cheese Has Even More on Its Plate

For Kathryn and Michael Graham, their C'est Cheese is a whole lot more than the remains of a dairy.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, World News, Germany, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

OregonLive.com

Reminder to women: We aren't a group of victims

Sometimes we're victims of a crime or mistreatment and we happen to be women, just as men are sometimes victims of crime and mistreatment and they happen to be men.

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The Daily Republic

Fairfield man wins Mr. USA United Nations pageant

Pageant winners, scholarships, professional honors and a significant donation milestone are among the items in this week's collection of good news from around the region.

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Related Topix: Fairfield, CA, World News, Jamaica, Vacaville, CA, Cal State San Francisco

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Berkeley Daily Planet

How Homelessness Happens - Under Your Nose

The guy who managed to convince this supposedly green community to build ugly, only-a-student-could-stand-it condos and apartments on toxic former gas station sites wants to up the ante on one of Berkeley's neighborhoods that suffers the most - southside of campus.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Santa Barbara, CA

Wall Street Journal

Skeptics Question Wal-Mart's Love Affair with...

"I'd be more impressed by a bigger number," says Scott N. Paul , president of the Alliance for American Manufacturing , which advocates for U.S. producers.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Noozhawk

In Search of Elusive Dark Matter: UCSB Physicists Part of International Collaboration

While scientists have long known that dark matter exists, they have never been able to touch it.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Physics

Switched

5 Great Reasons To Zone Out

On any given day, studies show, you're likely to spend as much as half your waking hours lost in la-la land.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Noozhawk

Eight More Suspects Arrested in Connection with Deltopia Street Riots

Sheriff's Department uses tips and video footage of April's disturbance in Isla Vista as part of its months-long investigation Eight additional suspects have been arrested in connection with April's Deltopia street party in Isla Vista.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA, Santa Barbara County, CA

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