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  • The Dish: Chef Alice Waters
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 16:55:53 GMT
    There are few people in the world who've been as passionate about locally sourced organic ingredients for as long as Alice Waters. The once picky eater fell in love with food when she went to France....
  • New Muralist on the L.A. Block Brings Light, Color and Loud Mexican Strokes
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:48:14 GMT
    Dionisio Ceballos, noted chief artist for the legendary Miramax film Frida, as well as an Emmy award winner for his digital artwork as an animator, is Southern California's newest Mexican muralist. Dionisio's return marks a permanent commitment to the home of Hollywood, opening his new working studio in outside of L.A. Los Angeles, CA, February 06, 2016 /PressReleasePoint/ - Dionisio Ceballos , noted chief artist for the legendary Miramax film Frida, as well as an Emmy award winner for his digit...
  • Golden Thread Celebrates Middle-Eastern Women Artists who Build Community Through Art
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 14:38:24 GMT
    Golden Thread Productions returns with its annual celebration of International Women's Day, What Do the Women Say? on Saturday, March 12, at 8pm at La Pea Cultural Center . This year's program is a celebration of pioneering Bay Area women artists who have built community through their art....
  • Women's Top 25 Capsules
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 07:29:11 GMT
    Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 30 points, Brionna Jones had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and No. 5 Maryland defeated No....
  • San Francisco Bay Area Organization Launches Innovative Multicultural ...
    published on Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    In September 2016, Golestan Education, the successful nonprofit located in Berkeley, California, will make yet another groundbreaking contribution to the world of children's education by launching a multilingual primary school with three separate dual-immersion language tracks-- Arabic/English, Hebrew/English, and Persian/English. The school integrates hands-on experiential learning with an exceptional academic curriculum....
  • Berkeley briefs: St. Mary's musical production on stage
    published on Sat, 06 Feb 2016 00:19:53 GMT
    Thursday February 25 - Berkeley Schools Excellence Program Parcel Tax Conversation and Budget Workshop - 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Berkeley Unified School District Board Room, 1231 Addison Street. For more information: The Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union recently donated more than $7,000 to Friends of Faith Inc., a nonprofit organization that helps low-income, underinsured women and men undergoing treatment for breast cancer, the credit union announced in a news release this week....
  • Sustaining Berkeley's Character: A Letter to the Berkeley City Council
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:33:00 GMT
    We cannot allow landlords and developers to change the character of Berkeley by raising rents and building market-rate only housing. Many, probably most, kids who grow up in Berkeley cannot, as adults, afford to live in their hometown....
  • Skeem, Monahan & Lovenkamp on Gender and Risk Assessment
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 19:25:27 GMT
    Jennifer L. Skeem , John Monahan and Christopher T. Lowenkamp have posted Gender, Risk Assessment, and Sanctioning: The Cost of Treating Women Like Men on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Increasingly, jurisdictions across the U.S. are using risk assessment instruments to scaffold efforts to unwind mass incarceration without compromising public safety....
  • Cal freshmen Rabb, Brown seek revenge vs. Stanford
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:22:35 GMT
    Cal basketball stars Jaylen Brown, left, and Ivan Rabb, right, at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. less Cal basketball stars Jaylen Brown, left, and Ivan Rabb, right, at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, November 11, 2015....
  • Berkeley students sue Google for mining emails for ads through Apps for Education
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:11:26 GMT
    Four students attending the University of California, Berkeley, sued Google last week alleging that it violated the Electronic Communications Privacy Act by scanning and mining their emails in order to create advertising profiles after telling the university that emails would be private. The lawsuit claims that Google told Berkeley and other colleges and universities that if the ads were turned off in the Apps for Education account, then the users' emails and personal content would not be scanne...
  • Prehypertension in Pregnancy and Risks of Small for Gestational Age...
    published on Mon, 01 Feb 2016 21:01:02 GMT
    From the Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden ; Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska University Hospital, and Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden ; and School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley . Correspondence to Anna-Karin WikstrA m, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, SE-75185 Uppsala, Sweden....
  • My view: hippies, 2 Hell's Angels, one overcaffeinated babe, a bar and a gunfight
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:10:00 GMT
    Conversation is a powerful thing. Your very own living room conversation might well be the one that topples the dominoes of intransigence....
  • Kiddoe offers solutions
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:23:43 GMT
    IN the face of mounting motorcycle casualties, safety advocate Tarik Kiddoe has stepped forward publicly with four suggestions to help reduce fatalities. "I held two workshops in September and asked for feedback, which was more than positive," said Kiddoe, a businessman and avid motorcycle enthusiast....
  • U.Va. students receive high return on cost of tuition, report says
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:19:57 GMT
    The University ranked number 14 on the Princeton Review's 2016 list of top-50 schools with the highest return on the cost of tuition. The list can be found in the Princeton Review's book "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck - 2016 Edition."...
  • Seeing People Succeed Too Well Might Discourage You From Trying Too Hard
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:32:15 GMT
    That classmate who always knew the answer to whatever question the teacher sprung on everyone may be even more worse than you secretly thought: They might have inadvertently motivated you into becoming a worse student yourself. At least, so suggests a recent study published in Psychological Science ....
  • More
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 03:15:36 GMT
    The Tibor de Nagy Gallery presents its fifth exhibition of works by the celebrated painter and collage artist Jess , a leading light of the 1950s Bay Area renaissance of artists and poets, and one of the most original American artists of the second half of the 20th century. The exhibition will include collages, paintings and a group of movie posters that he made for the New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael, who was his close friend....
  • VIDEO: Israeli jazz trumpeter bringing eclectic style to Berkeley
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:22:25 GMT
    His father, Yisrael Borochov, has traveled since the 1980s with his band - the East West Ensemble - on tour in Japan, Hong Kong, Germany, the United States, and other far-flung places. Borochov also racks up the miles: He will fly from Costa Rica to the Bay Area for a Feb. 12 concert and workshop the following day at the California Jazz Conservatory in Berkeley....
  • Cal's Rabb, Brown on college life and thoughts of turning pro
    published on Fri, 05 Feb 2016 00:12:58 GMT
    California's Ivan Rabb celebrates with teammates after California beat Utah 71-58 in an NCAA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. Jaylen Brown is in the foreground....
  • Budapest names promenade for late Jewish congressman Tom Lantos
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:52:26 GMT
    A promenade in Budapest has been named after the late US Rep. Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor to have served in the Congress. The Tom Lantos Promenade, which was inaugurated Monday, is located near the school the late congressman attended in the Hungarian capital during his teenage years....
  • Budapest Promenade Named For Late U.S. Rep. and Holocaut Survivor Tom Lantos
    published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 23:42:23 GMT
    A promenade in Budapest has been named after the late U.S. Rep. Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor to have served in the Congress. The Tom Lantos Promenade, which was inaugurated Monday, is located near the school the late congressman attended in the Hungarian capital during his teenage years....