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StarDate 7/17/2014: The Night Of The Living Dead Stars

A white dwarf sounds harmless enough. It’s the small, dead core of a once-normal star like the Sun. But to a close companion star, a white dwarf is anything but harmless.

07/17/2014

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StarDate 7/10/2014: Mars And Spica

A bright star and a brighter planet are staging a beautiful encounter in the evening sky. They’re quite close together tonight, and will pass even closer over the next few nights.

07/10/2014

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StarDate 6/18/2014: The Spectacular Death Of A Giant Star

There’s little doubt that the larger star in the system known as Eta Carinae will soon expire — and in spectacular fashion. But just how spectacular remains uncertain.

06/18/2014

Wide receiver DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles warms up before a game against the Oakland Raiders on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. ( Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Former Cal Star DeSean Jackson Cut By Eagles

The team cut the former Cal Berkeley star on Friday. He was coming off a career-best season in Philadelphia, leading the team with 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.

03/28/2014

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Jack Kerouac ‘Big Sur’ Movie Trailer Released

The official preview trailer for writer/director Michael Polish’s film “Big Sur,” based on the Jack Kerouac book of the same name has been released…

10/23/2013

Michael Polish & Kate Bosworth (credit: Paul A. Hebert/Getty Images)

Director of ‘Big Sur’ & Star Wed

Kate Bosworth & Michael Polish met on the set of “Big Sur” in 2011 shortly after the actress called it quits with Alexander Skarsgard…

09/02/2013

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Former Cal Star Opens Up About Death Of Reality Star Girlfriend

Gia Allemand’s boyfriend, NBA player Ryan Anderson, 25, has spoken up about the reality TV star’s death.

08/15/2013

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James Franco Honored With Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

With friend Seth Rogen by his side, actor and Palo Alto native James Franco received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday…

03/08/2013

Alex Morgan #13 of the United States celebrates with her team-mates after scoring the winning goal in extra time during the Women's Football Semi Final match between Canada and USA, on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Old Trafford on August 6, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Stanley Chou/Getty Images)

Cal Star Morgan Caps Thrilling Comeback For U.S. Soccer Team

Alex Morgan’s looping header gave the U.S. women’s soccer team a dramatic 4-3 overtime victory over Canada on Monday night.

08/06/2012

Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Jeremy Lin’s NFL Counterpart

KCBS sports anchor Steve Bitker asked John Madden if anyone in NFL history compared to the come-out-of-nowhere success story of New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin of Palo Alto.

02/15/2012

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