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    UC Berkeley sexual assault policies draw U.S. agency probe

    UC Berkeley students' complaint prompts a federal investigation into Cal's handling of sexual assault cases  
    Republican lawmakers, conservative groups back former Live Oak High School students' families in federal appeals court battle over 2010 incident on Cinco de Mayo, when students were ordered to remove American flag T-shirts  
     
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    Kimchi Truong, a 24-year-old Oakland woman who attended the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last weekend, has died after an apparent drug or alcohol overdose, the Riverside County sheriff-coroner said Friday.  
     
    (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)
    California's drought-stricken farms and cities were told they would get slightly more water from the State Water Project than expected, but water shortages persist and the basic picture has not changed.  
     
    Rodeo Drive's high-fashion boutiques are making fast progress persuading California lawmakers to let them keep selling luxury goods made from alligator skin, including purses, wallets, boots, shoes and watch bands.  
     
    ( Josie Lepe )
    Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens

    As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too. 
    (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images)
    Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'

    Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.