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Oakland Schools Get Wireless Upgrade, New Computers

April 21, 2014 | 9:59 am

Oakland Schools Get Wireless Upgrade, New Computers

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Expenditure of more than $3 million will help with teaching, learning and new online standardized tests.

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Update: Local Teen Who Survived Long Flight in Airplane Wheel Well Hoped to Reach Africa

April 21, 2014 | 8:41 am

Update: Local Teen Who Survived Long Flight in Airplane Wheel Well Hoped to Reach Africa

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After stowing away, a 16-year-old boy lives despite cold temperatures and a lack of oxygen.

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Drones: The Newest Water-Saving Tool for Parched Farms

April 21, 2014 | 8:18 am

Drones: The Newest Water-Saving Tool for Parched Farms

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Farmers are looking to the sky for the latest water-saving tool. But will aviation authorities allow it? …read more

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43 Years Later, Burglary of FBI Office Still Resonates

April 21, 2014 | 7:30 am

43 Years Later, Burglary of FBI Office Still Resonates

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Investigative journalists Betty Medsger and Seth Rosenfeld tackle domestic surveillance then and now.

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Proposed Bayview Homeless Shelter Stirs Up Controversy

April 20, 2014 | 8:00 am

Proposed Bayview Homeless Shelter Stirs Up Controversy

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Some residents complain the neighborhood is a dumping ground for unwanted city projects.

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Even More Bay Bridge Problems: Corrosive Rust Discovered

April 19, 2014 | 8:30 am

Even More Bay Bridge Problems: Corrosive Rust Discovered

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The corrosion is significant because it leaves the rods and cables in question vulnerable to cracks.

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De-Extinction: Bay Area Researcher Hopes to Bring Back the Passenger Pigeon

April 18, 2014 | 8:07 pm

De-Extinction: Bay Area Researcher Hopes to Bring Back the Passenger Pigeon

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Researchers are working to revive the passenger pigeon, once the most abundant bird in the world. But is it right to turn back the clock?

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UC Offers Admission to Record-High Number of Students

April 18, 2014 | 4:59 pm

UC Offers Admission to Record-High Number of Students

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Number of Latinos increased, and they constitute largest ethnic group among all who applied.

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A Moment: 60 Minutes in a Bar with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

April 18, 2014 | 3:36 pm

A Moment: 60 Minutes in a Bar with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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KQED’s David Markus recounts the time he spent talking at a bar in Cuba with the author, who died Thursday. …read more

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Easter, Earth Day, Cherry Blossoms and 420: How to Get Around SF This Weekend

April 18, 2014 | 2:17 pm

Easter, Earth Day, Cherry Blossoms and 420: How to Get Around SF This Weekend

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City officials are bracing for hundreds of thousands of visitors to San Francisco for the celebratory weekend.

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