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Clayton Valley High's 'football class' being investigated

In another potential hit to the highly successful Ugly Eagles football team, the North Coast Section is investigating a suspicious Clayton Valley Charter High School class geared toward football players that it believes might violate academic rules and could lead to postseason bans for one or more teams, or worse, this newspaper has learned. 
The search for planets that can support life is taking place at UC Santa Cruz, in Jonathan Fortney's astronomy and astrophyics lab.  
A major power outage hit the Cal campus Friday morning, university officials said.  
A bachelor's in beer? A master's in malt? Not quite. But these days some colleges such as Cal Poly Pomona and UC Davis are teaching students to make beer as part of their studies.  
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The district is converting the former John Muir Elementary to house several programs, including kindergarten enrollment, volunteer fingerprinting and health care enrollment.  
Elsewhere: 'Fun Run' to raise funds for Union City schools  
Centerville Junior High School mathematics teacher Kathy Fields is one of five candidates nominated in Comcast Sports Bay Area's 2015 "All-Star Teacher" contest.  
School executives say they are not shutting down yet  
Santa Clara County saw a nearly 28 percent rise in binge drinking from 2002 to 2012, the biggest increase of any California county, according to a major new study of alcohol use.  
Supporters of renaming the South Branch for Terea Hall Pittman lauded her place in history. Pittman (1903-1991), who lived as an adult just one block from the South Berkeley Library, was one of a handful of African Americans attending UC Berkeley in the early 1920s; she wasn't permitted to live in university housing.