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KickingTiresRemote keyless entry has been around for a while ??? since the late 1980s, in fact ??? and today it???s almost standard on all new cars. But the pervasiveness of this feature is not without consequence. As researchers in Switzerland......
Dining@LargeMuch as I love the whole eat-local movement and respect Alice Waters, the opinion piece from the Los Angeles Times that MrRational linked to in a comment had me rolling on the floor. In case you're one of those readers......
The Swampby Mike Memoli Christina Romer, chair of the president's Council of Economic Advisers, is leaving the White House to return to her teaching post at the University of California, Berkeley. The White House announced the move late Thursday. "President Obama....
Tags: California, Barack Obama, White House, Politics
The Swampby Christi Parsons President Barack Obama will name Berkeley Law Professor Goodwin Liu to serve on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, making him the only active Asian-American judge on that court -- or possibly any federal appellate court --......
On a recent evening, students at Pomona College feasted on chicken pot pie, steamed veggies, biscuits and rice. And, as is often the case, there were plenty of leftovers in the dining hall, enough for about 100 extra meals. Those leftovers, however,...
CALEXICO — One of my favorite moments on our beautiful little campus here came in the tiny bookstore at the end of the past school year. There were four students in the store, three of whom I’d had in classes and knew well. Coincidentally,...
I was prepared for the dog-and-pony show — the choreographed "reveal" of a school makeover that's been in the works for years. I didn't expect much beyond a grown-up version of show-and-tell. But I came anyway because I have a soft spot for Jordan...
Gasoline price spikes, such as the event that drove the average gallon in California to a stratospheric $4.67 in October, create two types of frustration. There's the immediate frustration of seeing the price at the pump soar almost overnight to a...
Proposition 37, the ballot measure mandating the labeling of genetically modified food that is also known as the "right to know" initiative, is narrowly running ahead of the opposition, according to the latest opinion polls. But even if the measure...
Tags: Science, Health, Elections, Research, Biotechnology Industry
In a soda market completely dominated by Coke and Pepsi, it wouldn't make much business sense to purchase Royal Crown Cola unless you also had plans to get your hands on Mountain Dew or Dr Pepper. I'm guessing Japan's SoftBank has just such an idea in...
Is the U.S. Supreme Court's doomsday clock ticking for racial preferences? Maybe, but states that already ban race-based admissions show how you can build diversity by other means. First, let's define terms. As with the abortion debate and other moral...
The story of Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd, the American hikers who in July 2009 crossed the border — inadvertently, all evidence suggests — from Iraqi Kurdistan into Iran and were imprisoned for espionage, is back in the...
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