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Stanford Math Professor Becomes First Woman To Win Fields Medal

A Stanford professor has become the first woman ever to win the Fields medal, the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for mathematics.

08/13/2014

Marcus Board, a grounds painter at Oakland Unified School District received a top employee of the year award. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Oakland School District Painter Keeps Learning On Track With Over 2,000 Colors; Recognized For Job Well Done

Has anyone ever told you, you are the best at what you do? An Oakland Unified School District employee has received that compliment and was honored from non-teaching positions by the California Department of Education.

07/29/2014

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Netflix Lands Pile Of Emmy Nominations For ‘House Of Cards’ And ‘Orange Is The New Black’

Netflix’s “House of Cards” which made a breakthrough last year as the first online series nominated for a major award, has the chance again to grab Emmy gold after earning a fistful of nominations, announced Thursday.

07/10/2014

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Best Newscast In Nation Nets KCBS 23rd Murrow Award

KCBS Radio wins prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast in the nation, the 23rd such award for KCBS Radio.

06/11/2014

Jefferson Award: Jenny Bowen Changes Policy For 1 Million Chinese Orphans

Foreigners weren’t even allowed inside a Chinese government orphanage.

05/15/2014

Rita Moreno (credit: Toby Canham/Getty Images)

Rita Moreno To Receive SAG Lifetime Achievement Honor

The 81-year-old “West Side Story” star will be honored by the guild for her career and for her efforts at breaking racial barriers…

07/22/2013

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‘Argo’ Big Winner At SAG Awards

“Argo,” actor-director Ben Affleck’s film about the true-life rescue of hostages from Iran, may have moved closer to winning the Oscar for best picture, reports CBS Los Angeles…

01/27/2013

Michael B. Jordan as Oscar Grant in 'Fruitvale'  (credit: The Weinstein Company)

Oscar Grant Story ‘Fruitvale’ Winner At Sundance Awards

The dramatic film “Fruitvale,” based on the story of Oscar Grant, won over audiences and Sundance Film Festival judges during the film festival’s awards presentation…

01/26/2013

Cast of "Les Miserables" (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

‘Les Miserables,’ ‘Argo’ Win Best Picture Globes

“Argo” is in big with the Golden Globes, but not so much with the Academy Awards. “Lincoln” is sitting pretty with the Oscars but was mostly left out…

01/13/2013

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‘Hunger Games’ Victorious With Five People’s Choice Awards

“The Hunger Games” devoured the competition at the People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday, emerging the top victor with five trophies…

01/09/2013

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