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34 Employers Hiring In Berkeley, East Bay Right Now – Patch.com

34 Employers Hiring In Berkeley, East Bay Right Now
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Windsor Fashions; Big 5; 1800Remodel are all hiring. Even more jobs at the Patch jobs board, and post your own local job listing! By Autumn Johnson, Patch National Staff | Dec 19, 2017 9:30 am ET | Updated Dec 19, 2017 12:30 pm ET. 0. 34 Employers

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Hit-And-Run Seriously Injures Woman In Berkeley – Patch.com

Hit-And-Run Seriously Injures Woman In Berkeley
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BERKELEY, CA — A woman was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Berkeley late Monday night, police said. Officers responded at 11:52 p.m. to a report of a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian in the 3100 block of San Pablo Avenue. The victim

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The most influential protests of 2017 – Business Insider

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On 11 instances in February, March, April, August, and September, there were clashes between pro-Trump demonstrators (including the alt-right, white supremacists, and neo-Nazis) and anti-Trump counter-protestors (including socialists, anarchists, and

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Berkeley pol fires commissioner who wouldn’t support Israel boycott – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Davila is an outspoken proponent of BDS, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. According to the City of Berkeley’s published record of campaign contributions, her campaign drew financial support from local anti-Israel activists

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New Presidents or Provosts: Benedict College, Campbellsville U, Georgia Southwestern State U, Hebrew U of … – Inside Higher Ed

New Presidents or Provosts: Benedict College, Campbellsville U, Georgia Southwestern State U, Hebrew U of …
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Johnson O. Akinleye, interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University, has been promoted to president there. Paul Alivisatos, vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Berkeley, has been selected as executive vice chancellor

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California voters down on GOP tax bill, poll finds – The Mercury News

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The poll, conducted by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies, surveyed 1,000 California registered voters between Dec. 7 and 16. The GOP bill — which Trump has said he’ll sign into law by Christmas — slashes tax rates for individuals and
Republican tax plan is a ‘monstrosity,’ Jerry Brown says. But do Californians agree?Sacramento Bee

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Berkeley Unified gets good grades on state report card, but not straight A’s – Berkeleyside

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The new California School Dashboard provides data on Berkeley school and district performance. Photo: Natalie Orenstein. Berkeley Unified received good overall marks on the state’s new school “report card,” but it performed better for some student

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Deploying drones to follow the water – UC Berkeley

Deploying drones to follow the water
UC Berkeley
The grant to the UC Natural Reserve System will enable scientists at UC Berkeley and throughout the UC system to use a high-tech toolkit of drones, sensors and specialized cameras to look at the impact of heat waves, rainstorms and drought on

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Berkeley, A Look Back: City starred in ‘The Graduate’ 50 years ago – East Bay Times

East Bay Times
Much of the book was set in Berkeley and the film follows the book plot fairly faithfully. Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, comes to Berkeley in search of both himself and Cal co-ed Elaine Robinson, daughter of the woman with whom he’s

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Floating homes on the Berkeley Marina offer a ‘unique lifestyle choice’ – Berkeleyside

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Zack Canepari doesn’t worry about whether he’ll ever be able to afford waterfront property in California. He’s already got a front-and-center view of the bay from his floating home on the Berkeley Marina. “I wasn’t even really looking,” the

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I Learned What Blockchain Is So You Won’t Have To – CALIFORNIA

I Learned What Blockchain Is So You Won’t Have To
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This month, the subject was blockchain, and the guest of honor was UC Berkeley grad Brian Behlendorf. He’s executive director of the open source block chain company Hyperledger; a developer of Apache, the most popular web server software on the net

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A Startup Uses Quantum Computing to Boost Machine Learning – MIT Technology Review

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Researchers at Rigetti Computing, a company based in Berkeley, California, used one of its prototype quantum chips—a superconducting device housed within an elaborate super-chilled setup—to run what’s known as a clustering algorithm. Clustering is a

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UC Berkeley Research Finds Few California Retailers Offer Pharmacist-Prescribed Birth Control, Despite Law – Sierra Sun Times

Sierra Sun Times
To document the reach of pharmacist-prescribed contraception, UC Berkeley researchers conducted telephone surveys of a representative sample of more than 1,000 California licensed pharmacies between February and April 2017. Most of the pharmacies were

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California Health Officials Advise Caution Against Cellphone Radiation – HuffPost

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California suggests cellphone users of all ages take precautions to limit exposure. “Currently we’re not doing a good job in regulating radiation from these devices. In fact, we’re doing an abysmal job,” Dr. Joel Moskowitz, a professor at UC Berkeley’s
Can Cell Phone Radiation Harm Your Health? New California Guidelines Raise ConcernsNewsweek
California issues guidance on cell phones and healthCNET
California Just Issued a Health Warning for Cell Phones—But It’s Not as Scary as It SeemsMental Floss
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Berkeley and “The Graduate” Fifty Years After – Berkeley Daily Planet

Berkeley and “The Graduate” Fifty Years After
Berkeley Daily Planet
(For example, the iconic movie images of Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, speeding around town and around California in a red Alfa Romeo don’t take place in the book. Braddock, upon his arrival in Berkeley, sells the sports car for money

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