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PBS: Harvard guest says cloning 'woolly mammoths' would save Arctic ice

Researchers on an Earth Day PBS broadcast presented by Judy Woodruff hypothesized that cloning can be used to create a Frankenstein woolly mammoth species that would keep Arctic ice from melting.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Bread & Butter: Audubon Canyon Ranch offers annual 'Art of Eating'

Inspired by M.F.K. Fisher's life and book "The Art of Eating," Audubon Canyon Ranch will once again offer its "The Art of Eating" fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Sonoma, CA, Dining, Glen Ellen, CA, Sausalito, CA, San Francisco, CA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KQED

Oakland Schools Get Wireless Upgrade, New Computers

Elmhust Community Prep, in Oakland, where schools have been getting a wireless computer network upgrade as well as new computers in preparation for online testing.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Standardized Testing, Education, Wireless, Emerging Technology

FishBowl

Jack Lemmon, Harry Belafonte and Gabriel Garcia Marquez Walk Into a Bar

This weekend's Washington Post interview with Edith Grossman , who translated the novels of Gabriel GarcA a MA rquez beginning with 1985's Love in the Time of Cholera , was fascinating.

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Related Topix: Jean-Paul Belmondo

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KQED

News Pix: New Bart Cars, Berkeley Fire and Modern Art in Silicon Valley

BART unveiled its "Fleet of the Future" train cars on Wednesday, April 16, inviting the public to tour a model train in downtown San Francisco.

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Related Topix: IGN Entertainment

Mission Local

Charles Phan Talks to Rachael Myrow

Wonderful piece on KQED by Rachael Myrow v isiting Charles Phan of the Slanted Door and many other San Francisco restaurants.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, UC Berkeley

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KQED

Watch Check, Please Bay Area review: Perbacco, Federicos Tapas & Wine Bar, Old Skool Cafe

Guests and host Leslie Sbrocco tape the third episode of Season 9 of Check, Please! Bay Area at KQED.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Life, Food, Recipes, Berkeley, CA, El Cerrito, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Radio World

KQED Names New Senior Leadership

Kevin Martin, who has more than two decades of experience as an executive in the national public media system, has been named senior vice president and chief operating officer.

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Related Topix: Media, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Television

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Mission Local

Alejandro Nieto's Family Files a Claim Against the City

The Nieto family has filed a wrongful death claim against the city, KQED reports.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KQED

Salesforce Wins Naming Rights to Transbay Tower

Mayor Ed Lee, Salesforce Chief Legal Officer Burke Norton and Rep. Nancy Pelosi announce the Salesforce Tower deal.

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Related Topix: Salesforce, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

KQED

Watch Check, Please! Bay Area review Contigo, Smoke Berkeley and Paradiso

Guests and host Leslie Sbrocco tape the second episode of Season 9 of Check, Please! Bay Area at KQED.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Life, Food, Recipes, San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Wire

NRSC Adopts Updated Guideline On RDS Usage

NRSC-G300-A, RDS Usage Guideline was adopted by the Radio Broadcasting Data System Subcommittee, chaired by Dan Mansergh, director of engineering, KQED Public Radio, San Francisco, CA.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, San Francisco, CA, Education

Mon Apr 07, 2014

KQED

Petaluma Slaughterhouse Upheaval Continues, Despite Reopening

Bill Niman is fighting to save his company, BN Ranch. He stands to lose nearly $400,000 from a massive beef recall at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.

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Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, San Francisco, CA, Agriculture, Science

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Eater

Wire: Tyler Florence's Fancy New House; Willie Loves Tommy's

The dashing Tyler Florence and his wife Tolan have traded up for a fancy new $2.375 million pad in Corte Madera.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

Examiner.com

SF Board of Supes gives green light to tech-bus fee program

Welcome to 60 Sec Tech - one minute on what you need to know in the tech world. King.com, makers of the incredibly successful mobile game "Candy Crush Saga," have filed a lawsuit against the makers of a PC game called "The Banner Saga."

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Related Topix: Stoic, Video Games, The Banner Saga, Yesterday, Pendulo Studios, Focus Home Interactive

KQED

Watch the Check, Please! Bay Area Season 9 Premiere

Guests and host Leslie Sbrocco tape the premiere episode of Season 9 of Check, Please! Bay Area at KQED.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Life, Food, Recipes, San Francisco, CA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Contra Costa Times

'Quest': KQED science series attains milestone

"Quest," the Emmy Award-winning science series produced by KQED and five public media partners, will celebrate a milestone on Wednesday when it airs its 100th episode .

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Entomology, Science, Inventions, Science / Technology

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Water Online

CA Drought: San Francisco Utility May Require Emergency Water Source

The eastern part of the San Francisco Bay may need help from the Sacramento River to make up for water shortfalls this year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Contra Costa County, CA, Alameda County, CA

Sat Mar 29, 2014

KQED

Bay Area Treated to the Beauty of Dancing as Performers Take Initiative and 'Dance Anywhere'

Dance moves were busted out across the Bay Area Friday afternoon as dozens of local performers took part in the tenth annual dance anywhere, a simultaneous public dance performance that has participants as far away as Rome and Paris.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Modern Dance, Oakland, CA, University of San Francisco

Fri Mar 28, 2014

EETimes

Gender, AND age discrimination

Indeed, it is unfortunate. This is exactly my point that even some women believe their mathematical skill wasn't as good when they were in high school.

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