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(L-R) Mary Louise Weller, John Belushi & Martha Smith in "National Lampoon’s Animal House" (credit: Everett Collection/Rex Features/Universal Pictures)

17 Of The Craziest College Courses Currently Offered

“Advance Sailing,” anyone? – Find some these interesting courses here in the Bay Area…

09/13/2014

Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

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Customers Chase After Would-Be Laptop Thief From Business Near UC Berkeley

A man tried to run out of a Berkeley business with a laptop being used by a customer there on Monday morning but dropped it when other patrons chased him outside

08/13/2014

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

University Of California Stepping Up Overseas Recruting To Lure Lucrative Out Of State Tuition

It’s estimated that non-resident students—from both foreign countries and other states in the U.S.—will make up one-fifth of all freshmen entering University of California campuses, this fall, and efforts to increase the number are underway.

08/11/2014

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UC Berkeley Among California Universities Needing To Improve Sexual Assault Policies, Audit Finds

UC Berkeley is among four California public universities lacking sufficient sexual assault and harassment policies, according to a state audit.

06/25/2014

Department of Homeland Security secretary and University of California president designate Janet Napolitano (C) speaks during a news conference following the University of California Board of Regents meeting on July 18, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The University of California's Board of Regents voted today to confirm Janet Napolitano to be the next president of the UC system.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC President Napolitano To Form Campus-Wide Sexual Violence Prevention Taskforce

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced on Friday that she is forming a task force to oversee the university’s efforts to prevent sexual violence on all UC campuses, medical centers and facilities.

06/20/2014

University Of California Board Votes On Napolitano Becoming President

UC President Napolitano Forms LGBT Advisory Group

University of California President Janet Napolitano is trying to create a more welcome and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.

06/03/2014

Community Colleges Gain Recognition

California State Senate Approves Bill Allowing 4-Year Degrees At Community Colleges

The state Senate has approved a pilot program under which some California community college campuses would offer four-year degrees in certain specialized fields.

05/27/2014

On May 30, Livermore will celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day

Livermore Pays Homage To Element That Put City On The Periodic Table

Livermore, one of six cities an element is named after, will celebrate the first anniversary of Livermorium Day on May 30.

05/23/2014

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Scientists Hope To Save Lick Observatory After University Of California Announces Funding Cuts

Scientists at Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton hope to save the 125-year-old facility, after the University of California announced it plans to eliminate all of the observatory’s operating revenue.

05/12/2014

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