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USDA Inks Deal With Chobani For Greek Yogurt As Meat Substitute In School Lunches

Don’t be surprised if the meat in your child’s school lunch looks more like Greek yogurt. The USDA selected Chobani to provide it’s thick, protein-rich strained yogurt to public schools nationwide, as a meat substitute.

06/30/2015

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LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In Nation

A San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.

06/22/2015

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Despite Nationwide Backlash California Education Officials Stave Off Dissent Over Common Core

While the Common Core education standards provoked political backlash and testing boycotts around the country this year, the state that educates more public school children than any other — California — was conspicuously absent from the debate.

06/22/2015

A woman cries as she leaves flowers at the scene of a balcony collapse at an apartment building near UC Berkeley on June 16, 2015 in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Irish Priest Details Heartbreak As He Comforts Friends of Victims In Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Father Aidan McAleenan spent the initial hours after the tragedy comforting victims and their friends at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.

06/17/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

6 Dead, 7 Injured After Berkeley Balcony Collapse During 21st Birthday Party For Irish Citizen

A balcony at a Berkeley apartment complex collapsed early Tuesday morning, killing six people and wounding at least seven who plunged from several stories up.

06/16/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Experts: Berkeley Balcony Collapse ‘Shouldn’t Have Happened’

A construction & premises safety expert weighs in on the deadly Berkeley balcony collapse and the potential factors that could have contributed to the structure’s failure when at least 13 people plunged when it gave way.

06/16/2015

Virtual reality is a new high-tech way of dealing with phobias. (CBS SF)

Santa Clara University Students Experiment With Virtual Reality To Treat Phobias

Virtual reality is past its awkward teenage years and growing up fast. The goggles are smaller, the screens, sensors and graphics are better than ever. And most importantly, they’re cheap. That has finally put virtual reality within reach of very small teams like engineering undergrad Paul Thurston and Bryce Mariano.

06/03/2015

A letter from the principal of White Hills Middle School after a teacher allegedly showed pornographic images in front of students. (CBS)

Middle School Teacher Allegedly Projects Porno Images On Screen In Front Of Students

A middle school teacher from a Marin County school is on leave after allegedly projecting pornographic images onto a classroom screen in front of students.

05/20/2015

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pot Panel Ponders Using Tax Revenue To Fund Drug Counseling At Every California High School

Members of a commission led by California’s lieutenant governor said Tuesday that legalizing the recreational use of marijuana could generate enough tax revenue to fund drug education and counseling centers at every high school in the state, a potential upside that should be seriously considered as activists work to put a pot-legalization initiative before voters next year.

05/20/2015

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Oakland Teachers Getting 8-Percent Raise By 2016 Under New Agreement

Oakland school teachers will receive a salary increase of at least 8 percent by next January under the terms of a tentative agreement with the school district that was reached just before midnight, the head of the teachers’ union said Thursday.

05/14/2015

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