- CANNES WATCH: Scholarships aim to aid Arab women directors Updated: May-19-15 11:59 am
CANNES, France - A new scholarship program announced at the Cannes Film Festival hopes to help more Arab women break into filmmaking.
- Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillers Updated: May-18-15 12:40 pm
LOS ANGELES - Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and even wider abuse.
- Cardiologists, veterinarian work together to fix cat's heart Updated: May-15-15 1:53 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A California cat named Vanilla Bean with a congenital heart defect got a rare chance at another life.
- Hidden camera found in women's bathroom of UC Berkeley dorm Updated: May-14-15 11:16 pm
BERKELEY, California - Police are looking for a voyeur who set up a hidden video camera in a dorm bathroom on the University of California, Berkeley campus.
- Brown's budget boosts spending for schools, adds tax credit Updated: May-14-15 7:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown took a restrained approach in proposing a record $115.3 billion budget Thursday that sends more money to schools and offered what he called a reasonable commitment for a new tax credit to the working poor.
- Following the money in revised California budget proposal Updated: May-14-15 6:40 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - With California's proposed general fund budget peaking above $115 billion, the state will have billions more to send to public schools while boosting spending on universities, prisons and health care. Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday also proposed more money to help the state cope with the ongoing drought.
- In-state tuition won't rise for most undergrads for 2 years Updated: May-14-15 3:17 pm
- 2 arrested after students shot near California university Updated: May-12-15 2:08 pm
SANTA BARBARA, California - Authorities said Tuesday that two men were arrested in the shooting of two students near the University of California, Santa Barbara, in the same community where a stabbing and shooting rampage left six students dead a year ago.
- Colleges move to expand services for immigrant students Updated: May-06-15 6:01 pm
DAVIS, California - Miguel Davila had reasons to be skeptical when the University of California, Davis dedicated a bright, clearly marked space on campus for students who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
- Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood Updated: May-06-15 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON - Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites - by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.
- UC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writing Updated: May-04-15 10:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of dispatches written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco.