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  • Cal Women's Tennis's Klara Fabikova and Zsofi Susanyi in NCAA Doubles Final
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 18:39:46 GMT
    Senior Zsofi Susanyi and junior Klara Fabikova will look to bring home more hardware by winning the NCAA women's doubles. - Cal Women's Tennis Facebook The Golden Bears pair are seeking the 6th NCAA women's doubles championship in school history today....
  • Is the internet a blood sucking vampire?
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 13:38:06 GMT
    Business referral websites generate lukewarm sales leads. They're not customers but dreamers who are thinking about possibly renovating their homes someday in the distant future after they win the lottery....
  • Harvard's Asian-American Quota Turns Diversity on Its Head
    published on Mon, 25 May 2015 04:32:54 GMT
    Asian-Americans are one of the nation's most astonishing success stories. In 1960, they accounted for less than 1 percent of the U.S. population but had a rich history of persecution-from the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II....
  • A towering intellect, a complicated life
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician and Nobel laureate whose towering intellect and descent into paranoid schizophrenia formed the basis of the Academy Award-winning movie A Beautiful Mind, has died. He was 86. Nash and his wife, Alicia, were killed in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike Saturday afternoon, New Jersey State Police Sergeant Gregory Williams said on Sunday....
  • CGB Hall of Fame: (4) Mike MacDonald vs. (13) Devon Rodriguez
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 18:29:04 GMT
    The greatest American rugby player ever, Mike MacDonald, faces off against Devon Rodriguez, who helped save Cal Baseball from being cut entirely, in the last matchup of this weekend's CGB Hall of Fame slate. Mac is considered by most rugby fans to be the greatest American rugby player ever....
  • John Nash, mathematician in 'A Beautiful Mind,' dies in New Jersey taxi crash alongside wife
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 17:54:49 GMT
    Fire investigators continued to work at a northeast Edmonton condominium complex Saturday, as anxious residents wonder and worry about what will happen to their homes and possessions. John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician and Nobel laureate whose towering intellect and descent into paranoid schizophrenia formed the basis of the Academy Award-winning movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died....
  • John Nash, Nobel Laureate in - A Beautiful Mind,' Dies at 86
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 16:05:30 GMT
    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. John Nash, the Princeton University mathematician and Nobel laureate whose towering intellect and descent into paranoid schizophrenia formed the basis of the Academy Award-winning movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died....
  • Harvard's Asian-American Quota
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 15:27:07 GMT
    Asian-Americans are one of the nation's most astonishing success stories. In 1960, they accounted for less than 1 percent of the U.S. population but had a rich history of persecution -- from the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 to the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II....
  • 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, wife die in car crash
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 15:02:20 GMT
    Professor John Nash, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, was conferred an honorary doctorate of science at the City University of Hong Kong in this November 8, 2011, file photo. Nash and his wife, Alicia, were killed on May 23, 2015, when the taxi they were riding struck a guard rail on the New Jersey Turnpike, according to New Jersey State police....
  • Weddings, Engagements and Anniversaries: Jean Moule & Robbie Moule
    published on Sun, 24 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    They were married June 14, 1965 in Berkeley, CA. Robbie courted Jean with poetry and motorcycle rides....
  • a 5 things to avoid buying on Memorial Day weekend
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 22:04:21 GMT
    Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1HpqoG6 Stores play up their discounts on certain categories to get shoppers through their doors, but better bargains can often be found on other items, according to an analysis of historical data from Ben's Bargains , a deal and coupon site that was started in 2000 by a student at University of California, Berkeley. While Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the country's armed forces, the holiday weekend is also vi...
  • 5 Things to Avoid Buying on Memorial Day Weekend
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 03:18:10 GMT
    Stores play up their discounts on certain categories to get shoppers through their doors, but better bargains can often be found on other items, according to an analysis of historical data from Ben's Bargains, a deal and coupon site that was started in 2000 by a student at University of California, Berkeley. While Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the country's armed forces, the holiday weekend is also viewed by many as the unofficial start of summer....
  • El Cerrito: Curtain coming down on Silver Screen video rental store
    published on Sat, 16 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    Silver Screen Video Center outlasted Blockbuster and put up a good fight against Netflix and video streaming off the Internet. But the changing world of the movie rental market has finally caught up to the store within the El Cerrito Plaza Shopping Center....
  • The Next Gen: Meet the Bay Area's Most Promising MFA Grads This Year
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 01:07:26 GMT
    The Bay Area is home to some fine masters programs for artsy types, all working to be the next generation of masters in their fields. Each Spring, we get a look at the best and brightest graduates via fashion shows and various exhibitions....
  • College of Marin grad: Education a is what transforms youa
    published on Sat, 23 May 2015 00:41:51 GMT
    The Mexican immigrant is the first in her family to go to college, working several jobs while in school, and her efforts have paid off: She was chosen to be the student speaker at Friday night's graduation and will attend the University of California at Berkeley this fall. Arnold, 23, of Greenbrae, was among 340 students receiving 402 degrees and certificates from the College of Marin this week; some 130 students attended the college's 88th annual commencement in Kentfield on Friday....
  • Read Full Article
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 21:44:11 GMT
    For weeks, Glenn has been teasing the progressive figure that changed policing as we know it today. Why have local police forces become increasingly militarized? It all goes back to a man named August Vollmer The Root: Excessive Force is now On Demand....
  • Where should I buy a home in San Diego?
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 21:02:29 GMT
    In a few months I will be moving to San Diego to start a job at UCSD. I'm beginning to look at buying a home in the area and I would love to hear some advice about where I should live....
  • Glenn: The father of militarized policing was both a progressive and...
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 20:12:35 GMT
    For weeks, Glenn has been teasing the progressive figure that changed policing as we know it today. Why have local police forces become increasingly militarized? It all goes back to a man named August Vollmer 'The Root: Excessive Force' is now On Demand....
  • Film Review:Counting from Infinity: It's a Math-erpiece
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 20:11:00 GMT
    If you are looking for a total break from movies involving wise-cracking action heroes battling it out in Hollywood's latest CGI-fest, you might want to seek out Counting from Infinity -a quiet, simple, and smartly seductive documentary about a humble mathematician named Yitang Zhang. The film-produced by Oakland-based director George Csicsery and partly shot in Berkeley-was screened at a special one-night event at Berkeley's Elmwood theatre on May 21, with the director and a panel of local math...
  • Secretary Ross Delivers Commencement Address at UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources
    published on Fri, 22 May 2015 19:30:38 GMT
    Berkeley, California - California Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross was honored to deliver the commencement address for the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources. Her remarks: Dean, faculty members and staff, families, and-of course-students and graduates....