Nobel-Winning Cal Tech Physicist Murray Gell-Mann Dies at 89Former Cal Tech professor Murray Gell-Mann, acclaimed as a giant of 20th century physics, a Nobel laureate who helped discover and classify subatomic particles such as the quark, has died at his Santa Fe home.
Palo Alto High Newspaper Breaks Tradition to Ease Students' Success StressA group of Palo Alto High students broke a decades-old tradition that they hope will also break their school's high-stress culture.
Union City Teachers, School Officials Set To Resume Contract Talks On Fifth Day Of StrikeContract talks are expected to resume Friday afternoon between striking teachers and officials with the New Haven Unified School District, union leaders said.
San Jose State Engineering Students Build Self-Driving Vehicle on Shoestring BudgetA group of San Jose State University students just made history on their campus: building the college's first autonomous vehicle.
Mayor Announces Agreement to Extend Free Tuition at City College of San FranciscoMayor London Breed announced Thursday the city has reached an agreement to keep City College of San Francisco free through the next decade.
Menlo Park Parent Pleads Guilty In College Admissions ScandalA Menlo Park father pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston Wednesday to a charge of fraud conspiracy in a college admissions cheating scandal.
Family Struggles Drive Oakland Scholar's Passion For Education, Community ActivismAlejandra Herrera isn't afraid to stand up for herself and others. At a recent rally celebrating Oakland's 510 day, the 18-year-old college-bound senior took the lead as youth coordinator for Urban Peace Movement, a non-profit that serves communities of color.
Free Tuition Offer At Diablo Valley College Keeps Freshman Students Debt-FreeAt a time when so many students are staggering under the weight of college debt, Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill is making a tempting offer: Free tuition.
Hundreds Gather At Memorial To Honor East Bay Congresswoman Ellen TauscherHundreds of heads of state, friends and family members gathered at a memorial service to honor former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, in Washington D.C.