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Pac-12 will play football this fall, reversing decision to postpone until spring

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

The Pac-12 has set a Nov. 6 start date for a six-game football regular season.
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Dianne Feinstein's husband named in UC Berkeley admissions scam

Dianne Feinstein's husband named in UC Berkeley admissions scam

4 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Richard Blum penned a letter to the school chancellor's office on behalf of the unnamed student, who was waitlisted and had just a 26 percent chance of getting into the...
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UC Admissions Scandal: Diane Feinstein's Husband Wrote ‘Inappropriate Letter' To Get Student Into Berkeley

5 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

A state audit found the decision to admit this applicant was “likely influenced” by the Bum's advocacy.
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At Cal, Every Sport but Football Feels Like Second String

1 day ago   |   NY Times

As the Pac-12 tries to formulate a plan for its most prominent sport, dozens of other sports are awaiting news on their seasons. But how do you prepare for a schedule that...
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University of California wrongly admitted well-connected students, state auditor finds

2 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A California state audit has found that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as "favors to donors, family, and...
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$2.1 Million Homes in California

3 days ago   |   NY Times

A Queen Anne Victorian in Berkeley, a ranch with horse facilities in Calabasas and a semidetached house a few blocks from the ocean in Newport Beach.
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'She was my idol': Bay Area legal community shares memories of Supreme Court icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

5 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

'WE HAVE LOST A NATIONAL TREASURE': Those who knew Justice Ginsburg in the Bay Area said she was a role model to all.
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Trump's ban on WeChat leaves many people, especially Chinese Americans, scrambling to find ways to stay in contact with loved ones in China

Trump's ban on WeChat leaves many people, especially Chinese Americans, scrambling to find ways to stay in contact with loved ones in China

6 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement For Robbie Li, who graduated from UC Berkeley a year ago and is now working at a tech startup, the Chinese messaging app WeChat is his only way of video...
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Takeout meets tech as robots take on delivery service in San Jose

6 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A crew of robots is on a mission in the South Bay, and their jobs are even more important during this pandemic.
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Pac-12 football plans remain on hold despite pressure from Trump to 'open up'

8 days ago   |   ABC

'YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE NOW': The Pac-12 has considered starting its football season this fall, but has more hurdles to clear, despite pressure from President Trump.
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Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, has been named by the state auditor's office as one of the people involved in an admissions... Read more ...

AP Sources: Pac-12 football to kick off in fall

AP Sources: Pac-12 football to kick off in fall

The Pac-12 has decided to play football this fall, reversing an earlier decision to postpone the season due to COVID-19. Read more ...

President Trump: Millions of Medicare beneficiaries to receive $200 card to...

President Trump: Millions of Medicare beneficiaries to receive $200 card to pay for prescriptions

According to President Donald Trump, 33 million Medicare beneficiaries will soon receive the card in the mail containing $200. Read more ...

Florida governor proposes college 'bill of rights' to party

Florida governor proposes college 'bill of rights' to party

Gov. Ron DeSantis thinks students who attend Florida's 12 state universities should be able to socialize without worrying about getting thrown out of school. Read more ...

Prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft dropped

Prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft dropped

Florida prosecutors on Thursday dropped solicitation charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft after a court voted to dismiss video evidence. Read more ...

McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer

McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer

Congressional leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are pushing back after President Donald Trump declined to commit to a... Read more ...

WBAL-TV marks 231st anniversary of First Amendment

WBAL-TV marks 231st anniversary of First Amendment

WBAL-TV is acknowledging the anniversary of the landmark Sept. 25, 1789, milestone in the life of the First Amendment. Read more ...

As 21 states report a rise in new COVID-19 cases, CDC chief says more than...

As 21 states report a rise in new COVID-19 cases, CDC chief says more than 90% of Americans remain susceptible

Nationwide, the U.S. is averaging more than 43,000 new cases per day - about double what the country was averaging back in June when lockdown restrictions were easing. Read more ...

Man accused of breaking into Miller Park wanted to 'write his name in...

Man accused of breaking into Miller Park wanted to 'write his name in cursive with the tractor'

The man accused of breaking into Miller Park on June 2 and damaging the field told police he was "going to try to write his name in cursive with the tractor tires, but it moved... Read more ...

Massachusetts man dies from eating too much black licorice, doctors say

Massachusetts man dies from eating too much black licorice, doctors say

Doctors say the man was eating a bag and a half of black licorice every day for a few weeks. Read more ...