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Governor Newsom signs legislation to guarantee access for incoming UC Berkeley students

Published: March 14, 2022 SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation to ensure students in the incoming class at UC Berkeley can enroll on campus this fall. A recent court order could have forced UC Berkeley to close the…

Is California Doing Enough to Address Homelessness?

California Governor Gavin Newsom visits a longtime encampment along Highway 80 in Berkeley, California. (John G. Mabanglo-Pool/Getty Images) In his State of State Addresses On Tuesday, California Governor Gavin Newsom told his audience that “just a few years ago, California…

LA moves to lift vaccine verification mandate at domestic businesses

Members of the Los Angeles City Council took the first step Wednesday toward lifting vaccine verification requirements at many indoor businesses, the latest in a series of rule relaxations as the Omicron push wears off regularly. Although not yet final,…

Calendar of events (from March 5 to 13, 2022)

by Andrew Alonzo | [email protected] What’s going on Claremont? Friday March 4 The Joslyn Center war and existentialism book club meets the first Friday of each month from 4-5 p.m. via Zoom. The discussion book for March is “The Stranger”…

Remembering Ruth Armstrong, co-founder of Berkeley Path Wanderers

Ruth Armstrong. Credit: Family of Ruth Armstrong Ruth Armstrong – artist, community activist and co-founder of Berkeley Path Wanderers – died on January 24 at age 71 in Cambria, California. Co-founder Jacque Ensign credits Ruth with the idea of ​​a…

Bay Area cities receive millions in public funds for homeless camps

New public funds will help Bay Area cities clean up homeless encampments from San Jose’s Guadalupe River Park to Richmond’s Castro Street – part of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent push to eliminate the sprawling camps that have taken over California’s…

Dissatisfied with the university you have chosen? Here’s everything you need to know about transferring schools

Unhappy with the extreme winter on the east coast? Want to switch to a college with a smaller cohort? Want to pursue a major offered by another university? Do not worry. You can transfer to a university of your choice…

Kehrberg returns to Bethel for a guest recital

Professor Emeritus of Music Don Kehrberg will give a recital of oboe, cor anglais and tenor on Friday, February 11 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of the administration building, also featuring Tate Addis, piano, and Kevin Kehrberg, bass guitar….

UC researchers explore the poor conditions faced by workers in the fast food industry

A recent report by UCLA and UC Berkeley researchers analyzed the lack of protection for fast food workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, among other issues. The researchers began the study after Los Angeles County and the Los Angeles County Board…

UC Berkeley Museum of Anthropology Returns Remains of 1860 Massacre to Wiyot Tribe – CBS San Francisco

EUREKA (AP) — The most vulnerable members of the Wiyot tribe were sleeping on the morning of February 26, 1860, when a band of white men crept into their northern California villages in the dark and massacred them . Many…

The remains of slaughtered ancestors are returned to the Wiyot tribe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The most vulnerable members of the Wiyot tribe were sleeping on the morning of Feb. 26, 1860, when a band of white men slipped into their northern California villages in the dark and took them down….

Silicon Valley lawmakers advance bill to improve fast food working conditions

By Eli Wolfe, San Jose January 22, 2022 A sweeping change in protections for fast-food workers could upend the franchise framework, and while union rights advocates are happy to see it progress, franchise owners don’t entirely agree. Find out what’s…

Newsom expands its offer to clean up camps – CalMatters

In summary In his budget proposal, Gov. Gavin Newsom underscored his support for cities to end homeless settlements, but acknowledged it was only a bridge to permanent housing. In his January budget proposal to the state legislature, Gov. Gavin Newsom…

Does Private Browser on iPhone Help Find Cheaper Flights?

Normally when I see something on social media I don’t even think about trying it because I feel like all these posts on TikTok and Instagram are just fake ads. I’m sure you’ve noticed on TikTok that there is a…

UCLA Study Shows Fast Food Restaurant Workers At High Risk For COVID-19 – Los Angeles Sentinel | Los Angeles Sentry

The Nicker-Crenshaw McDonalds received a modernized seating and service upgrade. Fast-food restaurant workers are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 in addition to facing difficult working conditions during the pandemic, a new study from the UCLA Labor Center released today…

These 8 graphics show how the pandemic has changed the way we travel in the Bay Area

In ways big and small, the pandemic has transformed life in the Bay Area, and nowhere is this perhaps more apparent than in the way we move around the area. In 2019, the Bay Area’s transit systems – some of…

Joan Didion obituary | Jeanne Didion

The writing of Joan Didion, who died in 87 years, resembled a mantra, mannered, even “embedded in its own modulations” (it was Martin Amis’s snipe). It was also unique and remarkable. Even the shape of his books was unusual, the…

What California could get from the federal bipartisan infrastructure bill

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The Hollywood Reporter hosted an annual Women In Entertainment Breakfast in honor of Jennifer Aniston and Selma Blair

Hollywood journalist (THR) held their annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast last week, honoring Jennifer Aniston with the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award and Selma Blair with the Equity in Entertainment Award. The event coincided with the release of The Hollywood Reporter’s…

Obituary: Jack Fujimoto, 93 years old; Administrator of the College, Promoter of the teaching of the Japanese language

Dr Jack Fujimoto was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Golden Rays with Neck Ribbon, by Consul General Jun Niimi in November 2011 at the Consul General’s official residence in Los Angeles. Masakazu Jack Fujimoto, longtime university professor, promoter…

BL Longform: 19th-century Gilmore colony collapses on farm

Only former slaves and laborers move to Hollister to start their lives anew. BL Longform articles are designed for a quieter reading experience. You can print BenitoLink articles by clicking on the printer icon at the top of each article….

Alice Waters helps museum meet the tastes of art lovers

LOS ANGELES – As The Hammer Museum emerges from closure from last year’s pandemic, it has assembled a range of big names who it hopes will draw crowds to its campus down the street from the l ‘University of California…

Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences to open in 2023 in Baja California Sur, Mexico

Fairmont Hotels & Resort extends into the Mexican state of Baja California Sur and its capital La Paz with the Fairmont La Paz Puerta Cortés Resort and Residences. The property is slated to debut in 2023. Render of Fairmont La…

7 Best CA Restaurants: Esquire List 2021

CALIFORNIA – California can be proud of its culinary prowess, placing several restaurants at the top of several lists of best restaurants, and we have done it again. The new recognition comes in Esquire’s Best New Restaurants in America, 2021….

Bonnie Sherk, landscape designer full of surprises, dies at 76

On a Thursday in June 1970, a San Francisco police officer was going mad because motorists entering the busy central freeway near Market Street applied their brakes, surprised by an unusual sight. On what the day before had been bare…

USC building renamed in honor of a Native American alumnus

One of USC’s most prominent buildings – stripped last year of the name of a prominent eugenicist and former university president – will instead honor Joseph Medicine Crow, a Native American alumnus who wrote influential works on Indigenous history and…

OSHA Suspends Large Employer’s Mandate On COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday suspended its requirement that large employers nationwide ensure their workers are either vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested weekly for the virus by the 4th. January, questioning President Biden’s controversial tenure. The…

Claridge’s sci-fi-tinged siblings debut on the French Riviera

Arriving at Maybourne Riviera on a Sunday lunchtime, with the sparkling sea below and the still warm, buzzing supercars on their winding journey from Monaco, is a special experience, tinged with both a bit of nostalgia and a bit of…

TOP STRONG POINTS: Giants vs. Raiders Week 9 | New York Giants – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAkVIUxEoew Oakland News Now – TOP STRONG POINTS: Giants vs. Raiders Week 9 | New York Giants – video produced by the YouTube channel with the logo at the top left of the video. OaklandNewsNow.com is the original blog post…

How Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin” Began

Journey’s powerful ballad “Don’t Stop Believin ‘” was not the most popular single from the band’s 1981 album, “Escape”. It only reached 9th place on the Billboard pop charts. But somehow it has become a staple anthem at sporting events…

California recall elections officially end as Newsom prepares for 2022

Gov. Gavin Newsom admitted that his own “personal stupidity” helped provide the political fuel to spark the recall effort against him. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times) Election results showing California voters refused to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom were certified…

“We refuse to become the vaccination police”

Beloved California burger chain In-N-Out is fighting back against San Francisco’s vaccine mandate. The company blew up the city after the Department of Public Health temporarily closed its Fisherman’s Wharf location on October 14 for failing to check customers’ vaccination…

Inside the Bay Area Korean-American Cannabis Dinner Series, where tickets sell out fast

One evening in September earlier this year, a group of 45 fashionably dressed women gathered on the luxurious open roof of Four One Nine, an event space tucked away in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood. They had the chance to get…

The Ultimate California Vegan Road Trip

If the urge to travel is running through your vegan veins, the ultimate California road trip is probably high on your to-do list. This route takes you from San Diego to San Francisco, munching on purple taquitos in Costa Mesa,…

Pioneering drummer who played with the best

Dottie dodgionBirth: SeptemberSeptember 23, 1929Passed away: September 17, 2021 Dottie Dodgion, one of the very few top female drummers in the male-dominated jazz world of the 1950s and 1960s, died on September 17 in a hospice in Pacific Grove, California….

What happens to the sites named for Ridley-Thomas?

If you walk around Los Angeles County, you might come across the name “Mark Ridley-Thomas” on a pedestrian bridge spanning La Cienega Boulevard. His name has also graced a new wellness center, high school health center, youth facility and “voter…

Alleviating California’s Housing Shortage Through Shopping Malls

California officials have taken small but important steps to curb the state’s extraordinarily high housing prices and remove barriers to construction. While legislation banning single-family zoning has grabbed the headlines, its importance may be more symbolic than practical. A more…

Honors, events, comings and goings – Oct. 2021 – J.

Honors Yonatan Winetraub, who holds an MD from Stanford, is one of the recipients of the National Institutes of Health’s Early Independence Award of $ 1.25 million. Winetraub’s fame came as a co-founder of SpaceIL, the organization that crashed an…

Dottie Dodgion, outstanding drummer in more than one way, dies at 91

Dottie Dodgion, one of the few top drummers in the male-dominated jazz world of the 1950s and 1960s, died on September 17 in a hospice in Pacific Grove, California. She was 91 years old. The cause was a stroke, her…