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  • Photos: Maurice Jones-Drew through the years
    published on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:04:49 GMT
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  • Transgender Students Learn To Navigate School Halls
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 22:58:27 GMT
    The first time I learned that gender could be fluid was in sex ed in the ninth grade. I remember the teacher mumbling under her breath that some people don't identify their gender with the biological sex they were born with....
  • Should the University of California Cap It's Pay at Half a Million?
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 20:20:00 GMT
    UC Berkeley head football coach Sonny Dykes, one of the university's highest paid employees, earned $2.37 million in 2013. California Assemblymember Roger HernA ndez , a Democrat representing West Covina, has introduced a bill that would put a $500,000 cap on the maximum allowable compensation paid to University of California employees....
  • Marketing Manager | Meyer Sound
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:59:00 GMT
    An innovator since 1979, Meyer Sound creates integrated sound reinforcement systems designed for optimal performance and ease of use, with products that embody uncompromising engineering, remarkable dependability and superior sound quality. The company manufactures premium professional loudspeakers for sound reinforcement and fixed installation, digital audio systems for live sound, theatrical, an d other entertainment applications, acoustic enhancement and electro-acoustic measurement systems, ...
  • Cal basketball recruiting: Derryck Thornton will visit this offseason, could reclassify to 2015
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:52:44 GMT
    More good news on the recruiting front! With Davon Dillard committing and Ivan Rabb and Caleb Swanigan deliberating, a big focus is on point guard, and we might have a target down the line. 2016 Henderson Findlay Prep point guard Derryck Thornton is a top ten national prospect considering a bunch of powerhouse programs....
  • Inside Slant: Todd Steussie finds post-career drive in analytics
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:00:54 GMT
    At 3:30 a.m., Todd Steussie got up from the table. He went to the fraternity house bathroom and splashed cold water on his face....
  • NCS girls basketball playoffs: Pittsburg uses a big second-half spurt ...
    published on Thu, 05 Mar 2015 07:40:52 GMT
    The Pittsburg High girls basketball team knew it had a big task in the North Coast Section Division I semifinals against top seed James Logan. Despite being decimated by injuries, the Pirates stunned the host Colts 54-49 to advance to the championship game for the first time since 2002....
  • Bryan Morris fuels Berkeley High boys basketball team's NCS playoff run
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 23:44:53 GMT
    Berkeley High School boys basketball player Bryan Morris shoots in the third quarter of his team's North Coast Section Division I first-round game against College Park in Pleasant Hill on Feb. 24. Paced by Morris' team-high 17 points, Berkeley won 56-49. The fifth-seeded Yellowjackets then won their second straight road playoff game when they edged No....
  • Vital signs on the run
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT
    Caren B. Les For fitness enthusiasts interested in tracking their vital signs while engaged in pursuits such as running, hiking or playing tennis, a newly designed pulse oximeter sensor could be a welcome and wearable accessory. The all-organic optoelectronic sensor used for measuring pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation levels could be sported like an adhesive bandage while mountain climbing, bicycle riding or walking the dog, to name a few examples....
  • US Sports Camps and Nike Swim Camps Announce the 2015 Swim Camps Lineup
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:00:00 GMT
    For Summer of 2015, US Sports Camps is offering 31 Nike Swim Camp locations for boys and girls ages 9-18 across the country. Nike Swim Camps offer outstanding coaching by motivated, energetic camp directors and staff whose mission is to stimulate a love of swimming in a positive and healthy environment....
  • Roadshow: Why Caltrans sweepers work during the day only
    published on Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:38:20 GMT
    Q I was traveling on south Interstate 680 recently around 10 a.m. It was after commute hours and traffic was backed up from Pleasanton all the way to the downhill side of the Sunol Grade. When I finally got to the source of the backup it was the stupid sweepers! Since they block off the right lane as they go along, it causes a ridiculous backup for miles....
  • Cal's Reshanda Gray selected Pac-12 women's Player of Year
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 23:05:35 GMT
    Cal's Reshanda Gray lays up a shot against San Jose State's Ta'Rea Cunnigan and Emily Vann in the second half of their NCAA basketball game at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. The Bears won 110-87....
  • Cal football: Vic Enwere, Daniel Lasco & more strength & conditioning updates
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:26:24 GMT
    We have no players at the NFL Combine, so why not check out how the Cal football players are doing in their strength and conditioning before spring practice starts? Damon Harrington has taken over proceedings in the past year and a half, and based on how some players are performing in practice, it looks like an immediate impact is being made. The offensive players made huge leaps after one year of conditioning with Harrington, and I expect this season we should see some leaps with some of our ne...
  • No debate over Newark high-schoolers skill at speaking
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:05:59 GMT
    On one side of the bracket , SunHee Simon,of Newark's Science Park High School, was carefully working her way through the competition, taking out some of the top debaters in the country. On the other side of the bracket, her teammates Christian Quiroz and Adegoke Fakorede methodically picked apart elite opponents with skillful reasoning....
  • Cal football recruiting commits: A closer look at Armani Rogers and Marquel Dismuke
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:50:16 GMT
    Now, before watching this tape, I made a conscious effort not to get too hyped up by everyone's reactions -- I heard "young Cam Newton" thrown around once or twice, even, so it was important to approach this rationally. This is my normal process, really -- Jamie Uyeyama and Marc Tausend are the other major guys who do Cal scouting in-depth, and while I talk to them all the time, I try to isolate myself to come up with my own observations first, before reading anything of theirs....
  • Pittsburgh nonprofits compete for Fast Pitch grants
    published on Tue, 03 Mar 2015 05:09:07 GMT
    Representatives from eight diverse nonprofits will take the stage this evening at the Circuit Center on the South Side to compete for a share of $25,000 in grants. But even those that don't snag the top prizes could leave the Fast Pitch competition with new resources as a result of a crowdfunding site being introduced at the annual event....
  • Women's Lacrosse to Face Cal, St. Mary's on Spring Trip to West Coast
    published on Sat, 12 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
    TEAM TWO: GAME FOUR AND FIVE The University of Michigan women's lacrosse team will travel to the Bay Area for its 2015 spring trip to face California on Tuesday at 5 p.m. PST at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California, and St. Mary's at 4 p.m. PST inside St. Mary's Stadium in Moraga, California. The 2015 roster includes 23 of those 27 original student-athletes, which are now sophomores, and also includes 12 new freshmen....
  • Cal football: Does Sonny Dykes have a tougher job than most in the Pac-12?
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:07:12 GMT
    We always debate here at CGB how hard it is to win football games at Cal. It has historically been a tough place to win, but could we be reaching a tipping point? ESPN recently ranked all the spots to be a college football coach based on overall toughness....
  • Cats drop first two to Cal, series finale Monday
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 05:36:13 GMT
    The K-State baseball team fell behind early, as much as 5-0 after four innings, as the Wildcats dropped the second game of the series at Cal, 6-2, on Sunday at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears scored four of their five runs off K-State starting pitcher Colton Kalmus , who threw a season-low 3 1/3 innings in his third appearance of the season ....
  • Local sports briefs for Mar. 1: Bat Cats fall to Cal
    published on Mon, 02 Mar 2015 04:47:01 GMT
    The Kansas State baseball team lost its second straight game to the California Golden Bears, 6-2, on Sunday in Berkeley, Calif. Wildcat starter Colton Kalmus lasted just 31/3 innings, allowing four runs and striking out one....