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Archive for December, 2013

<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/bayareabites/2013/12/31/does-champagne-actually-get-you-drunk-faster/ target=_self>Does Champagne Actually Get You Drunk Faster?</a>

Bay Area Bites | December 31, 2013

Does Champagne Actually Get You Drunk Faster?

Search for "Champagne, bubbles and drunk," and you'll get headlines like "Why Bubbles Make You More Giggly." But when we took a close look at the science supporting the urban legend, we weren't impressed. The effect doesn't happen to everyone, and when it does, it's just temporary. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/12/31/122369/Oakland-New-Years-march-vigil target=_self>Oaktown Gears Up for New Year’s With March, Vigil</a>

News Fix | December 31, 2013

Oaktown Gears Up for New Year’s With March, Vigil

March tonight is in solidarity with inmates; vigil tomorrow honors fifth anniversary of Oscar Grant shooting. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/12/31/jahi-mcmath/ target=_self>Jahi McMath Update: Hospital Requests Lifting of Restraining Order; Facility Profiled</a>

News Fix | December 31, 2013

Jahi McMath Update: Hospital Requests Lifting of Restraining Order; Facility Profiled

From Jahi McMath Fund On Monday, Judge Evelio Grillo ordered Children's Hospital Oakland to keep the 13-year-old, brain-dead girl on a ventilator past the 5 p.m. Monday deadline that was set in a previous temporary restraining order. The new deadline is 5 p.m. on Jan. 7. The hospital is trying read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2013/12/31/131921/icing_on_the_puck_hockey_fans_and_the_nhl_winter_classic?source=npr&category=u.s. target=_self>Icing On The Puck: Hockey Fans And The NHL Winter Classic</a>

KQED News | December 31, 2013

Icing On The Puck: Hockey Fans And The NHL Winter Classic

New Year's Day is its own holiday for some fans looking forward to the Red Wings-Maple Leafs clash. read more...

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<a href=http://www.kqed.org/news/story/2013/12/31/131922/boeing_soars_despite_a_turbulent_2013?source=npr&category=economy target=_self>Boeing Soars Despite A Turbulent 2013</a>

KQED News | December 31, 2013

Boeing Soars Despite A Turbulent 2013

Problems with its 787 aside, the plane manufacturer had a banner year on the stock market. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/12/31/new-years-eve-transit-san-francisco-bay-area/ target=_self>BART, Muni, CalTrain Service New Year’s Eve</a>

News Fix | December 31, 2013

BART, Muni, CalTrain Service New Year’s Eve

Bay Area transit agencies are offering free extra service for New Year's Eve. read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/science/2013/12/31/endangered-coho-salmon-return-to-marin-to-spawn/ target=_self>Endangered Coho Salmon Return to Marin to Spawn</a>

KQED Science | December 31, 2013

Endangered Coho Salmon Return to Marin to Spawn

Many restoration efforts have been made at Leo T. Cronin to increase breeding for the endangered Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) and steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).Photo by Rachael Rufino Watching wild salmon swimming upstream isn't just for for people with a television. This is the time of year for people in read more...

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<a href=http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/12/30/san-francisco-night-cabbie/ target=_self>Catching Up With San Francisco’s ‘Night Cabbie’</a>

News Fix | December 31, 2013

Catching Up With San Francisco’s ‘Night Cabbie’

Emil Lawrence when he was running for San Francisco mayor in 2011. (Steve Rhodes/Flickr) Anyone who read the San Francisco papers from 1996 to 2004 probably came across an unusual column written by a mystery cab driver. “The Night Cabbie,” which appeared in the Examiner and then the Chronicle, wrote read more...

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<a href=http://science.kqed.org/quest/2013/12/31/hemlock-woolly-adelgid-invasive-insect-killing-hemlock-trees/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=hemlock-woolly-adelgid-invasive-insect-killing-hemlock-trees target=_self>Look What’s Killing Our Oldest Trees</a>

QUEST | December 31, 2013

Look What’s Killing Our Oldest Trees

The tale of an exotic pest that threatens the survival of the east's old-growth forests. read more...

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<a href=http://www.californiareport.org/archive/R201312310850/a target=_self>Vast Shortage of Black and Hispanics in Physician Workforce</a>

The California Report | December 31, 2013

Vast Shortage of Black and Hispanics in Physician Workforce

Health care providers across the state are bracing for a surge of low-income patients moving into Medi-Cal. They've had roughly three years to prepare for the influx, but it's difficult to change the workforce in the time they've had to prepare for the ACA. read more...

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