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Already Weary of the Government Shutdown? Here’s Comic Relief

October 1, 2013 | 9:39 am

Already Weary of the Government Shutdown? Here’s Comic Relief

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A brief respite from the grim reality of mass furloughs and the closure of important programs.

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The Government Shutdown: What It Looks Like

October 1, 2013 | 8:30 am

The Government Shutdown: What It Looks Like

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Large parts of the federal government have shut down. Here’s what the situation looks like today.

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UC Berkeley Campus Reopens After Blast, Blackout

October 1, 2013 | 12:19 am

UC Berkeley Campus Reopens After Blast, Blackout

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Officials say Monday evening’s emergency could be related to a recent copper theft on campus.

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Hot on Your Trail: Privacy, Your Data, and Who Has Access to It

September 30, 2013 | 3:21 pm

Hot on Your Trail: Privacy, Your Data, and Who Has Access to It

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The surveillance issue seems abstract until you look at how much data we leave for the world to follow.

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Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire

September 30, 2013 | 1:40 pm

Scientists, Land Managers Look for Lessons in Rim Fire

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The Rim Fire forces scientists and land managers to question how they handle Sierra forests.

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To Create Jobs, Salinas Seeks to Tap Into the Ag-Tech Boom

September 30, 2013 | 5:00 am

To Create Jobs, Salinas Seeks to Tap Into the Ag-Tech Boom

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The city is marketing itself as the perfect laboratory for ag-tech innovations.

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‘Breaking Bad’: Let Us Count the Ways We Miss It

September 29, 2013 | 7:11 pm

‘Breaking Bad’: Let Us Count the Ways We Miss It

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The saga of a high school chemistry teacher turned meth king ends its run. Here’s what we’ll miss.

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An A’s Analysis: Selig, Wolff Aren’t the Problem–Oakland Coliseum Is

September 27, 2013 | 9:45 pm

An A’s Analysis: Selig, Wolff Aren’t the Problem–Oakland Coliseum Is

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The baseball commissioner derides the Oakland A’s ballpark as a “pit”—and some diehard fans agree.

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26 New Laws Go On the Books in Brown’s Bill-Signing Flurry

September 27, 2013 | 4:31 pm

26 New Laws Go On the Books in Brown’s Bill-Signing Flurry

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This week, the Governor has signed no less than 77 new laws and vetoed four others.

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Voter Initiative to Legalize Marijuana in Calif. Moves Forward

September 27, 2013 | 4:31 pm

Voter Initiative to Legalize Marijuana in Calif. Moves Forward

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Supporters need 504,760 signatures by February to make the November 2014 ballot.

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