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Bay Area NASA engineer's video captures hearts of British
For stellar answers to questions about outer space, just ask a NASA engineer.
San Francisco Bay: Feds deny permits on project to widen Guadalupe River at Alviso
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' office has announced that neither it nor the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will issue permits for the job. The Corps said that the project is not the least environmentally damaging alternative, a standard required by the federal Clean Water Act.
California drought: More than 255,000 homes and businesses still don't have water meters statewide
From Sacramento to Bakersfield, 42 communities in California still do not have water meters on all connections, the result of years of opposition due to politics and financial issues
Hubble Telescope captures pictures of shattering asteroid
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first pictures of a disintegrating asteroid.
Life in the time of cholera: Livermore lab's DNA tech may provide clues to origins of deadly disease
Scientists studying pandemics may soon have new tools for identifying pathogens from ancient human remains. For the first time, researchers at Lawrence Livermore Lab and other institutions have used the Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array (LLMDA), to successfully detect cholera and the plague in archeological samples.
Funding for US-German airborne observatory cut
NASA plans to mothball its infrared airborne observatory unless it can get some financial help from international partners.
2.6-magnitude earthquake jolts Berkeley
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 was recorded near Berkeley on Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor was reported at 11 p.
National labs to join forces to develop advanced supercomputers
Lawrence Livermore Laboratory is teaming up with two other national laboratories, Oak Ridge and Argonne, to produce the next generation of supercomputers under the CORAL project.
Silicon Valley open space bond measure placed on June ballot
The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board voted to place a $300 million bond measure on the June ballot in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties.
Bay Area records 4th case of measles
A rare case of measles has been detected in a San Mateo County patient, the regional health department announced today.
Should this man go to jail for eating a piece of paper?
The director of Miami's Crime Stoppers program is facing a $500 fine and up to two weeks in jail after chewing up and swallowing a piece of paper containing information about an anonymous tipster. Full Story
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'The Walking Dead' recap: A shocking turn in 'The Grove'
Latest episode delivers one huge confession, two stunning losses.
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Chris Brown back in jail; kicked out of rehab
A Malibu center booted Chris Brown Friday for reasons unknown; this had been his second stint in rehab for anger management treatment