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How much does a 'granny flat' rent for in SF?

Accessory Dwelling Units often get a bad reputation. Also known as ADUs, in-law units or even granny flats, these apartments are added onto an original structure, whether that means converting a basement or storage space or adding on a freestanding structure in a backyard. And yes, that might mean low...
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So-called junk DNA plays critical role in mammalian development

Nearly half of our DNA has been written off as junk, the discards of evolution: Sidelined or broken genes, viruses that got stuck in our genome and were dismembered or silenced, none of it relevant to the human organism or human evolution. But research over the last decade has shown...
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Law professor, bioethicist elected to National Academy of Medicine

The National Academy of Medicine announced today that UC Berkeley law professor and bioethicist Osagie K. Obasogie will be among 100 new members elected to join its ranks this year. Membership in the academy recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to the medical sciences, health care and public health, and is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

‘Schmooze with Suz’ host remembered in Ventura

VENTURA, Calif. - A former woman of the year and champion for seniors, the environment and more has died. Suz Montgomery didn't let cancer stop her from helping her community Montgomery was known for hosting "Schmooze with Suz" on Ventura's cable channel. She also hosted a cooking show called "Mangia" on social media. Community service The post ‘Schmooze with Suz’ host remembered in Ventura appeared first on NewsChannel 3-12.

Why JAX Could Be the Next Platform for HPC-AI

So many of Google’s technology developments have had major impacts in the commercial world but the company’s impact on scientific computing has been far less pronounced. Teams at the search engine giant are trying to bridge that gap by creating software tools that blend the best of two worlds — traditional numerical simulations and modern machine learning.

UC Berkeley students help clean eucalyptus tree debris

BERKELEY, Calif. - University of California, Berkeley students worked to clear out eucalyptus debris above campus on Sunday. The students gathered above Cal's Memorial Stadium Sunday to help a neighborhood organization called Hillside Fire Safety Group. "It was a very heartwarming response from the university community from the students when...

Heather Anderson Moves to ESPN as Vice President, Programming and Acquisitions

Heather Anderson has joined ESPN as vice president, programming and acquisitions. Anderson, a highly experienced entertainment and technology attorney who has worked in various aspects of the media and music business for almost 25 years, joins ESPN from The Walt Disney Company Legal, where she has served as vice president and assistant chief counsel. She will be based in Los Angeles, reporting to Burke Magnus, president, programming and original content, ESPN.
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Combating cultural identity imposter syndrome

Many of us are familiar with the concept of imposter syndrome. If you’re unfamiliar with the term it’s the feeling of self-doubt within one’s abilities despite past experiences and success. It’s a fairly common feeling a lot of us experience, especially as college students. The term is usually associated with a more academic setting but the baggage that comes with imposter syndrome has everything to do with one’s identity. This might be why I’ve dealt with my fair share of questioning my own in relation to where my ancestors come from. More specifically, the unbelonging I’ve felt within my very culture. As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, it has drawn a bit of self-reflection on my end. So if you too are facing this sort of disconnection, below is a list of ways to combat these difficult emotions.

Learn about flood preparedness in Sacramento at this Oct. 28 webinar

The City of Sacramento is inviting people to attend a webinar on Oct. 28 where they can learn about how to prepare for flooding in Sacramento, including information on insurance and emergency plans. The webinar will feature a panel of emergency and flood experts from the City of Sacramento as...

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Striketober'

“We have huge favorability numbers [for unions]…so that’s also an indication of the pulse of society, that everyone’s sick and tired of watching workers getting abused during the pandemic.” Jane McAlevey of the UC Berkeley Labor Center talks about recent labor strikes at Kellogg’s, John Deere and the IATSE film and TV union, where workers are fighting for a weekend. The former organizer and expert on the history of labor movements says these strikes are “making up for lost time.”

UC adopts recommendations for the responsible use of artificial intelligence

University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., has adopted a set of recommendations to guide the safe and responsible deployment of artificial intelligence in UC operations. With Drake’s action, UC becomes one of the first universities in the nation to establish overarching principles for the responsible use of artificial...

Boxt Wine Membership Startup Names Longtime Wine Exec Steve Ryan as Chief Operating Officer

Ryan Brings Nearly 20 years of Beverage Industry Experience to BOXT, a first-of-its-kind luxury boxed wine brand on a mission to become America’s favorite house wine. BOXT, the female-founded, direct-to-consumer winery, announces Steve Ryan as their newly appointed Chief Operating Officer. Ryan brings nearly a decade of experience in the wine industry, from marketing internships to executive winery operations, and will provide veteran winemaking expertise to BOXT as it expands, entering its second year.

Inside the 40-year fight to rid the world of malaria

In Uganda, like many countries, malaria is endemic and deadly. “Almost every month we are in the hospital," Carol Wenyisa says. "When the child falls sick ... you feel you’re paralyzed, the whole body.”. But that might soon change. After 40 years in development, the WHO has approved the first...
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UC Berkeley Indigenous Community Learning Garden springs to life

On a small patch of land at the northwest corner of campus, a garden brimming with indigenous plants has sprung to life. In UC Berkeley’s Indigenous Community Learning Garden, heirloom tomatoes hang on vines, a Buffalo gourd sits in waiting, California grapes grow up against a fence and in the center of it all stands the “three sisters” — Dakota Ivory corn, beans and squash — growing together in mounds, according to campus fifth-year microbial biology student Adina Lewis, who works in the garden.