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Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of class Monday to protest plans to hike tuition. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Hundreds Of UC Berkeley Students Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Planned Tuition Hikes

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of classrooms Monday to march in protest of planned tuition hikes.

11/24/2014

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San Mateo Man Arrested After Allegedly Hitting 3 Special Needs Students, Teacher While Driving Under Influence

A San Mateo man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of swerving on to the sidewalk while driving under the influence and hitting three special needs students and a teacher, police said.

11/20/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Suprisingly Few UC Berkeley Students Voted In Midterm Election

UC Berkeley is known for having a politically active student body, but in the recent midterm election, students barely showed up to vote.

11/20/2014

Students protest proposed UC tuition hikes. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is Considered

The students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito’s proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.

11/19/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Learning Centers Use ‘Moneyball’ Formula To Ensure Students Get Admitted To Top-Ranked Colleges

A Bay Area group of learning centers is using techniques more associated with baseball statistics to get students into the nation’s most competitive colleges.

11/14/2014

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Coalition Of Parents Shocked To Discover Planned Parenthood Teaching Sex Ed At East Bay Schools

A coalition of high school parents in the East Bay said they were shocked and upset to find out Planned Parenthood was teaching sex education classes to their children.

11/05/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

5 Websites That May Help You Choose The University Or College That’s Right For You

Picking a college is nothing like it once was. In 1980, there were 3,150 colleges and universities. Now, there are close to 4,700 and data crunchers hope to help.

10/28/2014

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Palo Alto Police Close Down Road To Search School

Palo Alto police have closed Middlefield Road near East Charleston Road this evening while they search a school.

10/21/2014

Abraham Wordsworth

Students Rising Above: Abraham Wordsworth

OAKLAND (KPIX) — In a small apartment on International Boulevard in East Oakland, Abraham Wordsworth works quietly on his homework. In the background, he can hear the small but clear voice of his grandmother singing […]

10/18/2014

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San Francisco’s Jose Ortega Elementary School Briefly Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Students and staff at Jose Ortega Elementary School in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood were allowed to return to their classrooms after police initiated a brief evacuation due to a bomb threat.

10/06/2014

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