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  • California Supreme Court headed for change

    California Supreme Court headed for change
    SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court is headed for change. Dominated for decades by Republicans, the state's most powerful court may soon be remade by Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown if, as expected, he wins another term. Three of the court'...
  • Why did Calif. state Sen. Leland Yee escape terrorism charges?

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. Shocking enough are the allegations that a long-perceived unassuming state senator tried brokering an international arms deal with military-style rifles and rocket launchers, but Leland Yee may have narrowly escaped an even more...
  • Stanford's new school for aspiring retirees to mold satisfying second careers

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Stanford University is looking for a new kind of student: proven leaders, with 20 to 30 years of work experience, seeking to reinvent their futures. A small experiment launched this week offers older students the opportunity not to...
  • College football players have right to form a union, NLRB rules

    Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday, setting the stage for potential dramatic change to the college sports landscape. Peter Sung Ohr, in...
  • Norris 'Mike' Love, marketing executive, 1936-2014

     Norris 'Mike' Love, marketing executive, 1936-2014
    Norris "Mike" Love, whose ancestors were early settlers in Chicago, was an administrator at the nonprofit Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and helped the small, independent institution gain key accreditations and legitimacy. Mr. Love, 77,...
  • UConn Students Urged To Celebrate Without Destruction

    STORRS — Be proud of your teams, enjoy the celebrations, but please don't break anything. That was the gist of an email sent to UConn students on Wednesday, just days before both the men's and women's basketball teams are set to play in the Final...
  • Murray Weidenbaum dies at 87; economic advisor to Reagan

    Murray Weidenbaum taught students at Washington University in St. Louis and presidents in the White House that government should get out of the way and let people and businesses work as hard as they can to achieve as much as they can. He preached...
  • We must end racial inequity in schools

    We need to address the racial disparities in our schools. New survey data released by the Department of Education reveals a frightening and stark picture of the depth of these inequities. Black students, including preschoolers, are suspended and...
  • Is the Legislature rotten to its core?

    Now that the California Senate has voted to suspend three of its members, all accused or convicted of criminal wrongdoing, legislators hope the issue will quickly vanish. And that's precisely the problem with this action. Giving three senators a "time...
  • Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered

    Evidence of young universe's growth spurt is discovered
    Scientists staring at the faint afterglow from the universe's birth 13.8 billion years ago have discovered the first direct evidence for the theory of cosmic inflation — the mysterious and violent expansion after the big bang. The findings, made...
  • Small study says raw milk no help for lactose intolerance

    A pilot study failed to show something many people believe – that drinking raw milk reduces the symptoms of lactose intolerance or malabsorption. The condition is common worldwide, and can lead to bloating, abdominal pain and diarrhea. But the...