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State Senate Votes to Suspend Yee, Calderon and Wright

March 28, 2014 | 11:25 am

State Senate Votes to Suspend Yee, Calderon and Wright

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Senate votes 28-1 for measure to sideline three Democratic members entangled in legal trouble.

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Stanford Men’s March Madness Run Ends in 82-72 Loss to Dayton

March 27, 2014 | 7:56 pm

Stanford Men’s March Madness Run Ends in 82-72 Loss to Dayton

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The clock struck midnight for the Cardinal’s Cinderella guys, but the team looks strong for next year.

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Corruption Charges Against Yee Stem From Undercover Operations

March 27, 2014 | 6:17 pm

Corruption Charges Against Yee Stem From Undercover Operations

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A Stanford University legal expert predicts the evidence against State Senator Leland Yee is likely to impress a court.

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New Devil’s Slide Trail Opens to the Public on Thursday

March 26, 2014 | 11:41 am

New Devil’s Slide Trail Opens to the Public on Thursday

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Pathway adjacent to new Highway 1 tunnel gives access to an amazing slice of the San Mateo coast. Read more …

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Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

March 25, 2014 | 11:08 am

Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

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Faced with budget shortfalls, the Berkeley School District opts to cut cooking and gardening classes.

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Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

March 25, 2014 | 8:00 am

Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

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Facebook, Apple, Intuit and Google plant trees, pathways and habitats for birds at their headquarters.

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California Schools Gird for Glitches in Trial Run of New Computerized Test

March 24, 2014 | 6:06 pm

California Schools Gird for Glitches in Trial Run of New Computerized Test

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Digitized exams might strain technological capacity of some schools at first.

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How Tax Preparers Are Encouraging Obamacare Sign-Ups

March 24, 2014 | 6:00 am

How Tax Preparers Are Encouraging Obamacare Sign-Ups

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Uninsured face penalty up to 1 percent of income, which could exceed $500 if earning $60,000 a year.

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Epilepsy Research Aided by Sea Lions With Seizures

March 20, 2014 | 12:31 pm

Epilepsy Research Aided by Sea Lions With Seizures

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Researchers say a form of epilepsy in sea lions provides insights that could help humans. Read more …

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Program Nurtures Tech Genius Among Oakland’s Teens

March 18, 2014 | 8:00 am

Program Nurtures Tech Genius Among Oakland’s Teens

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A nonprofit in Oakland aims to increase diversity in the tech sector by creating home-grown talent.

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