Despite Nationwide Backlash California Education Officials Stave Off Dissent Over Common CoreWhile 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.
Grocery Outlet Puts Harris Ranch Beef Back On Shelves After Lab Finds Coarse Salt, Not Glass In ProductGrocery Outlet stores nationwide have resumed selling Harris Ranch beef after a laboratory hired by the meat company found what appeared to be coarse salt in the product, and not chips of glass as a customer had originally reported.
California Beagle Owners Push For Stricter Rules On Animal TestingBeagles and their owners have been regular visitors to the state capitol in Sacramento to support AB147, a bill that would require publicly funded labs using dogs and cats for research to put healthy ones like Riley up for adoption rather than put them to sleep once the research is over.
'Cyber Attack' On California Common Core Testing Shuts Down Access For Hours, State Denies Deliberate Tampering"It was a deliberate attack. Not just a malfunction," educators said after hundreds of thousands of California students were blocked from logging on to take mandatory Common Core tests Thursday.
Common Core Testing Hit With Server Delays, Glitches As First Computerized Standardized Testing Gets TestedThe controversial Common Core testing affecting millions of students across America was already facing student boycotts and parental opposition, and now it's facing what may be an even tougher opponent -- slow Internet connections and lack of server space.
Google's Genetic Test Maker 23andMe Launches Drug Development EffortGoogle-backed genetic testing company 23andMe is launching its own drug development unit, betting that it can translate its database of customer DNA information into novel medicines.
2nd Sacramento Area Patient Being Tested For EbolaKaiser Permanente confirms that a patient admitted to their facility in South Sacramento is being tested for the Ebola virus.
NASA Testing One of Several Futuristic Hybrid AircraftGet a glimpse of NASA's new futuristic and environmentally conscious project...
Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical TestingIt's biotech's dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won't survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.
UCSF Cancer Patients Testing Scalp-Cooling Cap That Can Prevent Chemotherapy Hair LossCancer patients in San Francisco are testing out a device that can allow them to avoid the tell-tale sign of their condition – hair loss.
Potentially Poison-Laced Meatballs Found At Santa Rosa Dog ParkEight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of California at Davis to determine if they contain poison.
Navy Tests Will Determine If Radiation Is Lurking In The Soil On Treasure IslandFor years, people living on Treasure Island have been concerned the ground beneath their feet is radioactive and dangerous. A final test slated for this summer doesn't make some residents feel any more at ease.