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  • Berkeley catches flak over Marines

    Under the image of a stern serviceman in uniform, the sign in the window of the U.S. Marine Corps recruiting station extols the traits of America's armed forces: "Smart. Tough. Elite." This famously liberal town recently added its own descriptor:...
  • PASSINGS

    Baird Bryant He worked on edgy films Baird Bryant, 80, a documentary filmmaker and cinematographer who made his name on edgy films such as "Easy Rider" and the Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter," died Thursday from complications after surgery at Hemet...
  • Army Staff Sgt. Sean Diamond, 41, Dublin; killed by roadside bomb in Iraq

    Every March 17, Sally Wiley would call her son Sean Diamond at 7:38 a.m. and his twin Michael Diamond five minutes later -- the moments of their births -- to sing them "Happy Birthday." Some years, the twins couldn't answer, letting their mother's song...
  • Morris 'Dick' Jeppson dies at 87; weapons specialist armed the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima

    Morris 'Dick' Jeppson dies at 87; weapons specialist armed the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
    Morris "Dick" Jeppson, a weapons specialist who was mid-flight when he completed arming the first atomic bomb, which the Enola Gay B-29 Superfortress dropped on Hiroshima in World War II, has died. He was 87. Jeppson, a retired scientist and businessman,...
  • Electronic voting is facing a recall

    Second of two parts Electronic voting was widely embraced -- with the help of the federal government -- as the cure for inaccuracies in vote counting that roiled the 2000 presidential election. But eight years later, the fix has spawned a new round of...
  • Meet The New Top Model Contestants!

    Meet The New Top Model Contestants!
    These women are all in the running to be America's Next Top Model this fall: Top Row: Left To Right Ashley Age: 22 Hometown: Chicago, Illinois (currently Brooklyn, New York) Occupation: Artist Height: 5'6" Bianca Age: 21 Hometown: Columbia, South...
  • Downed Power Lines Cause Traffic Headache in Livermore

    Downed Power Lines Cause Traffic Headache in Livermore
    All lanes of Westbound I-580 in Livermore are open but traffic could be slow moving for several more hours while construction crews repair downed power lines. Officers with California Highway Patrol say traffic was at a stand still for almost an hour and...
  • Travel readers on hits, misses around world

    Travel readers on hits, misses around world
    You know those destinations you feel obligated to visit but don't really want to? Travel section readers do. We asked them to tell us about some of the places they were certain weren't right for them, and here's what they said. Sometimes, the...