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This piece originally appeared on When the Citizens United decision came down in 2010, many feared the Supreme Court had unleashed vast and unfettered campaign contributions from corporations bent on...
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2014/10/25 12:48
2014/10/25 12:48
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This article originally appeared on A recent poll showed that more than half of all people in this country don’t believe that the American dream is real. Fifty-nine percent of those polled in June...
2014/10/25 12:22
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OAKLAND -- A 27-year-old Berkeley man whose murder conviction in the 2008 killing of a UC Berkeley student was overturned has taken a plea deal and was sentenced Friday to 12 years in state...
2014/10/25 01:53
2014/10/25 01:53
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Los Angeles has thrust itself into the center of one of the most contentious debates in modern economics — what happens when you raise the minimum wage? — as city leaders consider mandating $13.25 an...
2014/10/25 01:31
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OAKLAND -- Bryan Parker is perhaps the most audacious candidate in Oakland's 15-person mayoral field. The former health care industry executive is breaking a cardinal political rule by challenging an...
2014/10/24 22:54
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Emmanuel Saez, that assiduous tracker of economic inequality in the US, has been shifting his attention away from income inequality to a broader, thornier, and more intractable issue: wealth...
2014/10/24 21:48
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A successful Silicon Valley firm has admitted paying staff $1.21 an hour and working them for more than 120 hours a week. State officials got involved when an anonymous tipster alerted them to the...
2014/10/24 19:11
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I fully agree with Carol Denny’s piece on leaf blowers. In communities where they are banned, neighbors should talk to neighbors whose gardeners persist in using the machine. However, as a...
2014/10/24 19:11
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One of the serious shortcomings of the recently enacted Berkeley Minimum Wage Law, which became effective October 1, is the permanent exemption for the University of California Berkeley campus. By...
2014/10/24 19:11
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Note: Director Judy Irving will be on stage for a Q&A after Saturday's 7:20PM screening. It's hard to follow a film like The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill. After all, how often does a documentary...
2014/10/24 19:11
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As a resident of Berkeley's District 8, I'm concerned that the front-runner in our Councilmember's race may be a person who has more potential conflicts of interest than anybody I can recall, namely...
2014/10/24 17:54
2014/10/24 17:54
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Tiny, soapy bubbles can reorganize their membranes to let material flow in and out in response to the surrounding environment, according to new work carried out in an international collaboration by...
2014/10/24 16:28
2014/10/24 16:28
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BERKELEY -- Police are looking for a man who robbed three people at gunpoint near UC Berkeley. Two 18-year-old men and a 20-year-old woman told police they were walking at Durant Avenue and Bowditch...
2014/10/24 16:22
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BERKELEY -- Police are looking for a man who robbed three people at gunpoint near UC Berkeley. Two 18-year-old men and a 20-year-old woman told police they were walking at Durant Avenue and Bowditch...
2014/10/24 16:19
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With a median salary of $201,000, alums of Harvard Law School earn more than any other graduate school after ten years in the workforce, according to a new survey from PayScale. The survey, which...
2014/10/24 15:45
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The controversial act of lane splitting – when a motorcycle rides between cars in freeway traffic – is safer than many think, a new study finds. The seemingly risky move of weaving between lanes is...
2014/10/24 14:42
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Richard Saykally, a chemist with Berkeley Lab's Chemical Sciences Division and a professor of chemistry at the University of California (UC) Berkeley, led a study that produced the first X-ray...
2014/10/24 13:56
2014/10/24 13:56
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When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went on stage at Tsinghua University in Beijing Wednesday for a 30-minute Q&A session, the audience expected him to do what foreigners generally do: Utter a few words...
2014/10/24 11:39
2014/10/24 11:39
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Amargosa voles, small rodents that inhabit rare marshes of the Mojave Desert, have faced dire circumstances in recent years. Loss of habitat, extreme drought and climate change brought this subspecies...
2014/10/24 07:45
2014/10/24 07:45
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Apple Fest: Come for free juice, stay for good time Maggie Barrett picks apples for Apple Fest.Miriam S. Cody The 26th annual Apple Festival is set for Sunday, Oct. 26, starting at noon. Guests are...
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