| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Traffic safety in Glendale apparently will get a shot in the arm from one of the state's most renowned safety research centers.
UC Berkeley's transportation research center has agreed to visit Glendale again to conduct an educational workshop about...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 3:01 PM
A UC Berkeley law school graduate student was sentenced to six months at a prison boot camp Wednesday for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
Justin Alexander Teixeira, 25, will serve his sentence at a prison...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
More than half of families of fast food workers receive some sort of public assistance, costing the nation $7 billion a year, according to a new report distributed by a group that has been pushing for union representation and higher wages for fast food...
| Oct 14, 2013
In 2006, Michigan voters banned affirmative action at the state's public universities. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments challenging that ban. If you support affirmative action, you must hope that the court will strike it down, right?...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:59 PM
California is spending nearly $15 million to build 10 hydrogen fueling stations, even though just 227 hydrogen-powered vehicles exist in the state today.
It's a hefty bet on the future, given that government officials have been trying for nine years,...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 2:36 PM
More than 1,000 old concrete buildings in Los Angeles and hundreds more throughout the county may be at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake, according to a Times analysis.
By the most conservative estimate, as many as 50 of these buildings in the...
| Oct 12, 2013
Re "As access to AP classes rises, so do headaches," Oct. 10
It is terrible for a qualified student to be shut out of a high school Advanced Placement course because of some misguided egalitarian ideal that every student should be allowed to take an...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard.
“It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot.
GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Two former top executives have sued Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, saying the company has failed to pay them a combined $4.5 million in severance pay.
Mitchell Stern, Freedom's chief executive from 2010 to 2012, and...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:43 PM
You could place Michael Eisen in the same league as Aaron Swartz.
Like the late Swartz, who campaigned for free public access to government publications and academic papers, UC Berkeley biologist Eisen is one of the genuine pioneers of open-access...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Professors of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkeley and Stanford University are sharing the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in unraveling the mystery of a key cellular process.
Randy W. Schekman of Berkeley and Thomas...