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East Bay: Timely rape evidence testing bill signed into law
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring the timely DNA testing of sexual assault evidence, which advocates said paves the way to clearing California's huge backlog of untested rape kits.
Alumni of all 23 campuses will be invited to create a "Class of 3 Million" yearbook profile, as will the Class of 2015.
Employees of the bankrupt California city of Stockton could be forced to take a 60 percent pension cut if a federal judge rejects its reorganization plan, a lawyer for the city said Wednesday in a case that could clarify who gets paid first by financially strapped cities around the nation -- retirement funds or creditors.
The University of California will examine whether it admits too many out-of-state and international students as it develops a budget for the next academic year that might include the system's first tuition increases in four years, university President Janet Napolitano said Tuesday.
SACRAMENTO -- California officials are urging residents and businesses to keep conserving water as the state ends another extremely dry "water year" with no guarantee the coming year will be any wetter.
Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."
Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.
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Review: Oakland's vegetarian Encuentro expands and delights
Oakland's Encuentro takes an inspired approach to vegetarian and vegan cuisine, coming up with creative, seasonal fare that's hearty enough to satisfy any omnivore.
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Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again
“Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.