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Survey: 25% College Admissions Officers Feel Pressure To Admit Students With Better Connections Than Qualifications
The survey by Kaplan Test Prep asked admissions officers at 400 of the top colleges if “the admissions process is rigged for the well-connected applicant?”
“The Food of Taiwan” is a beautiful new cookbook written by Cathy Erway. With so many delicious treats to make, its hard to pick one. But Narsi David says don’t miss the pork buns.
Apparently replacing a librarian with an Italian robotic vending machine is a lot harder than it sounds, and it sounds hard enough, but today, the three Library-A-Go-Go machines are back up and running at El Cerrito Del Norte BART, the Discovery Bay Sandy Cove Shopping Center, and the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station.
$10 Million To Upgrade San Bruno Pipeline Diverted While PG&E Execs Got Bonuses Before Deadly Explosion Says PUC Chief
In what sounded like damning testimony to state senators, Public Utilities Commission president Michael Picker said Pacific Gas & Electric took millions from ratepayers earmarked for San Bruno pipeline upgrades and diverted it to boost profits and give bonuses to top executives.
After KPIX 5’s report about the Radical Brownies troop in Oakland that awards merit badges featuring a “Black Power” symbol for marching in #BlackLivesMatter movements, the Girl Scouts got involved, helping the politically-minded troop pick a more trademark friendly name.
Video shows how cockpit doors lock and how they can be opened in certain circumstances, but even the strongest blunt force is unable to break the newer, stronger reinforced doors.
Easter Bunny, Free Concerts, Sing With ‘Jesus Christ,’ Free Wilderness Survival, And Hockey In This Week’s 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area
Week of March 28th-April 5th.
A person inside a car in the driveway of a Martinez home was killed Monday when a gravel truck overturned onto it Monday, according to authorities.
With all the discoveries about extraterrestrial water this month, the question arose — where is the BEST place to catch alien waves, assuming you had a “wet suit” to protect you from extreme heat and cold (and give you oxygen), that you could survive a 1-2 year space journey to get there, and had a pretty good sponsor to pony up $10 billion or so. There technically is only one place where the surf truly is up…