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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
ForbesEast Bay TimesEngadget
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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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Two Boaters Rescued Near Old Berkeley Pier – Patch.com

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BERKELEY, CA — Two boaters were rescued Saturday near the Old Berkeley pier west of the Berkeley Marina, officials said. The victims were rescued after the Coast Guard received a call around 11 a.m.. The boaters were apparently stranded on the
Coast Guard Rescues Two Boaters from Berkeley Pier Beset By High WindsNBC Bay Area

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California’s Latest Precautionary Move Against “Cell Phone Radiation” – Forbes

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I was reminded of this story by the state of California’s move this past week to release guidelines telling the public how it can avoid harmful “radiation” from cell phones. The California Department of Public Health’s new guidelines are partly the
State cell phone exposure guidelines echo BerkeleyEast Bay Times
California Forced to Issue Cell Phone Radio-Frequency Energy Risk GuidanceBreitbart News
California: Here’s how to handle unfounded fears of cell phone cancerArs Technica
EcoWatchGizmodoEngadget
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Coast Guard Rescues Two Boaters from Berkeley Pier Beset By High Winds – NBC Bay Area

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An MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco rescues two boaters after their vessel was beset by high winds along the old Berkeley pier, west of the Berkeley, California. (Published 53 minutes ago). The Coast Guard

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Suspect In UC Berkeley Robbery Sought – Patch.com

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BERKELEY, CA — University of California police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery that took place Friday evening on campus, police said Saturday. Officers got a call around 6:56 p.m. reporting an armed robbery on the southwest side of
Armed robbery committed on UC Berkeley campus, suspect soughtKTVU San Francisco
Police: Gunman steals student’s laptop on UC Berkeley campusKRON4.com
Police: Armed robbery committed on UC Berkeley campusSFGate

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California issues guidance on cell phones and health – CNET

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… but the wireless industry has long pushed back on any such steps from state or local governments. In one of the more prominent cases, the Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association in 2013 successfully blocked the city of San Francisco from
California: Here’s how to handle unfounded fears of cell phone cancerArs Technica
State cell phone exposure guidelines echo BerkeleyEast Bay Times
California advises against keeping your phone in your pocketEngadget
GizmodoKQEDEnvironmental Working Group
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UC Berkeley regent asked actress if he could hold her breasts, may step down – Fox News

UC Berkeley regent asked actress if he could hold her breasts, may step down
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Pattiz says, adding that his hands “are memory foam.” McDonald released the recording of her interaction with Pattiz a month later. Pattiz confirmed his voice on the recording and apologized, the Huffington Post reported. Demands for Pattiz

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California activists applaud state’s new cell phone safety advisory – The Mercury News

The Mercury News
But Moskowitz, director of the Center for Family and Community Health at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, remains frustrated that the three-page document doesn’t more forcefully convey the risks of long-term exposure to cell phone radiation. “The
California Warns People to Limit Exposure to CellphonesGizmodo
State cell phone exposure guidelines echo BerkeleyEast Bay Times
It’s Official: California Issues Caution on Cell Phone UseEnvironmental Working Group
TechCrunchCBS News90.3 KAZU
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California Warns People to Limit Exposure to Cellphones – Gizmodo

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In 2014, KCRA reported, Joel Moskowitz, the director of University of California Berkeley’s Center for Family and Community Health at the University’s School of Public Health, sued the CDPH after they refused to make public a draft of the guidelines
State cell phone exposure guidelines echo BerkeleyEast Bay Times
It’s Official: California Issues Caution on Cell Phone UseEnvironmental Working Group
California activists applaud state’s new cell phone safety advisoryThe Mercury News
CBS NewsKQED90.3 KAZU
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State grant accelerates innovation, entrepreneurship at Berkeley – UC Berkeley

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A $2.2 million grant from the State of California has helped UC Berkeley, already a global hub for innovation, to expand its entrepreneurship activities with new facilities, courses and programs, according to an early look at results. “The funding adds

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Protesters File Claim Against City Of Berkeley – Patch.com

Protesters File Claim Against City Of Berkeley
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BERKELEY, CA — Seven people who say they were injured by Berkeley police during a protest at the close of a City Council meeting in June filed an administrative claim against the city Thursday. The claim is a required first step before the claimants

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Gym Theft; Fire Rescue; Crashes: Berkeley, East Bay Police Log – Patch.com

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Gym Theft; Fire Rescue; Crashes: Berkeley, East Bay Police Log. EAST BAY, CA – The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from around the East Bay this week. Woman Robbed Of Purse While In Pleasanton Driveway. Police said

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Rape report at UC Berkeley under investigation, police say – Fox News

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A female student at UC Berkeley was reportedly raped in a male student’s dorm room. (UC Berkeley). Police are investigating an alleged rape that reportedly occured Oct. 28 in a dorm room at the University of California, Berkeley. A male student and a
UC Berkeley police investigate student dorm rapeEast Bay Times
Female Student Raped by Male Student at UC Berkeley: PoliceNBC Bay Area
Police report rape at UC Berkeley dormBerkeleyside

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Berkeley Man Sentenced To 30 Years To Life Prison – Patch.com

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BERKELEY, CA — A 25-year-old Berkeley man was sentenced today to 30 years to life in state prison for the fatal shooting of another man outside of a Berkeley liquor store in 2012. Shortly before his trial was to begin, Calvester Stewart pleaded no

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Police report rape at UC Berkeley dorm – Berkeleyside

Berkeleyside
Campus police have reported a rape at a UC Berkeley dormitory on Durant Avenue in late October. Police announced the incident Thursday afternoon in a Nixle alert to the community. In the advisory, the University of California Police Department said it
Rape report at UC Berkeley under investigation, police sayFox News
UC Berkeley police investigate student dorm rapeEast Bay Times
Female Student Raped by Male Student at UC Berkeley: PoliceNBC Bay Area

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SF Mayor Ed Lee never forgot his Berkeley roots – University of California

University of California
From his days as a young law student living on Blake Street to his time as the mayor of California’s fourth-largest city, Ed Lee was deeply connected to UC Berkeley’s community, friends and former colleagues said. Lee, a 1978 graduate of Berkeley Law

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A Tale of Two Speakers – CALIFORNIA

A Tale of Two Speakers
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The day before the scheduled start, the Berkeley Patriot canceled all of the events. Yiannopoulos subsequently made an ad hoc 20-minute appearance on Sproul Plaza, during which he snapped selfies and sang “The Star-Spangled Banner.” The contrasts

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More than 108000 students seek admission to UC Berkeley for 2018-19 – UC Berkeley

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UC Berkeley has received more than 89,000 applications from high school students seeking admission to the 2018-19 freshman class, and an additional 19,000 from students seeking admission as transfer students. The numbers, which show yet another record
UC System Sets Record for Applicants for 13th Straight YearU.S. News & World Report
UC sees record number of applications for fall 2018 admissionThe Mercury News
UC applications break records for 13th consecutive yearUniversity of California
Santa Rosa Press DemocratLos Angeles TimesUCR Today (press release)
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State echos Berkeley with guidelines cell phones exposure guidelines – East Bay Times

East Bay Times
BERKELEY — The California Department of Public Health this week issued guidelines on reducing people’s exposure to radio frequency energy from cell phones that echo Berkeley’s disclosure requirements for sales of the devices, a matter that was the
California Unexpectedly Releases Guidelines On Cell Phones And Health Risks90.3 KAZU

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Berkeley’s Judith Butler wants to ban socially conservative speech – Washington Examiner

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At the University of California, Berkeley, last week, Judith Butler said that while she considers herself to be an “advocate” of the First Amendment, the articulation of socially conservative viewpoints should be banned. While most of Butler’s speech

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Berkeley Teen Wins $10000 Scholarship, Trip To Washington – Patch.com

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BERKELEY, CA — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Wednesday named two high school students from Berkeley and Pleasanton to represent California in the 56th annual U.S. Senate Youth Program. Mackenzie Hawkins, a senior at Amador

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