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High-Priced Drug Sovaldi Coming to California Prisoners with Hepatitis C

August 27, 2014 | 10:00 am

High-Priced Drug Sovaldi Coming to California Prisoners with Hepatitis C

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Drug that can cure most people with hepatitis C in 12 weeks comes at a high cost: $1,000 a pill.

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Janet Napolitano Hopes UC Can Cash In on Companies, Not Just Research

August 27, 2014 | 9:00 am

Janet Napolitano Hopes UC Can Cash In on Companies, Not Just Research

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But her removal of guidelines for industry-academic relations is raising questions and ethical concerns.

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Earthquake Safety: Stand In A Doorway?

August 27, 2014 | 7:00 am

Earthquake Safety: Stand In A Doorway?

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If you are presently living in a 19th century adobe home, stand in your doorway. Otherwise, please don’t.

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After Napa Quake, Thousands of California Buildings Still Without Seismic Retrofit

August 27, 2014 | 6:30 am

After Napa Quake, Thousands of California Buildings Still Without Seismic Retrofit

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Lack of enforcement is an issue , and some local governments worry about driving business owners away.

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Fremont’s Search for a Downtown — and for Stronger Link to Silicon Valley

August 27, 2014 | 6:00 am

Fremont’s Search for a Downtown — and for Stronger Link to Silicon Valley

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City that started as five towns amid farmscape tries to craft an identity and grow its tech reputation.

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California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

August 26, 2014 | 9:00 am

California Drought Portrait: Our Shrinking Reservoirs

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Logically, it’s not a surprise that lake levels are dropping. But it’s still a shock to see the reality.

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IUD Costs Vary by $600 in Bay Area; What Did You Pay?

August 26, 2014 | 8:00 am

IUD Costs Vary by $600 in Bay Area; What Did You Pay?

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Despite the Affordable Care Act many women are still paying hundreds for contraceptives.

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For Some, Getting Medi-Cal Aid Might Cost Them Their Homes

August 26, 2014 | 6:00 am

For Some, Getting Medi-Cal Aid Might Cost Them Their Homes

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By law, state can collect money from estates of some who get benefits from program for the poor.

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What Causes Earthquakes?

August 24, 2014 | 2:32 pm

What Causes Earthquakes?

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The earth is constantly shifting and the Earth’s crust is broken up into many rocky plates, like pieces of a puzzle.

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UC Berkeley Early Warning System Predicted South Napa Earthquake

August 24, 2014 | 1:31 pm

UC Berkeley Early Warning System Predicted South Napa Earthquake

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The university’s early warning project gave residents a heads-up 10 seconds before the earthquake struck.

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