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Take this fascinating short-term class and find out everything you’d want to know about birds: behavior, songs, migration, nesting, and more in “Fundamentals of Ornithology and Birding in Central California” (BIOL 80C, Code #44361. Participate in four field trips to ...more Love Watching Birds AND Earning Units? Enroll Today for the Few Spots Left in BIOL 80C!

Landscape Horticulture’s Fall Plant Sale & Fair is rapidly approaching on Sat., Oct. 6, from 9 a.m.-3 p .m. and Sunday, Oct. 7, from Noon-3 p.m. Plan to spend a few hours on the beautiful grounds and choose from the ...more Find Your Green Thumb and Head to LandHort’s Fall Plant Sale on October 6 & 7

Los Angeles partners with the Theodore Payne Foundation in an urban horticulture program. Learn more about the dynamic partnership here.

Now you can take this popular Human Sexuality class online from the convenience of your own home starting October 22. Explore and anayze the many aspects of the topic, from the physiological and psychological point of view to cultural, educational, ...more Explore Human Sexuality in New Online, Late-Start Class (PSYCH 12), Oct. 22

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At least $10m has been set aside for the establishment of Zimbabwe’s first ever medicinal cannabis production facility in Mazowe, Mashonaland Central.

Female foreign ministers convened in Montreal on Friday for an "historic" meeting co-hosted by Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and her counterpart in the European Union, Federica Mogherini.

‘A chip is small [like the honey badger], and we hope that such a small thing will produce great power,’ said Alibaba chief technology officer Jeff Zhang

Dylan and Sydney Ross with mom, Piper Dellums as they receive a pin from Rafael Jesús González, Berkeley Poet Laureate. Oakland’s state representatives held a press conference Thursday to praise a new law (AB 1840) that was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown to provide financial relief to the Oakland Unified School District. The law, cheered …

“What happens when a group of students from a predominantly Black, inner city public school score highly on a test that propels us to a predominantly white private, suburban boarding school? Will the other students accept us for who we are or will they make stupid ass assumptions about us
“Will we be able to fit in with them? Do we even want to? Will we have to sacrifice our identities to become more like them or can we plant the seeds of…

LWVO’s first Speaker Series of 2018-2019....a panel on Homelessness. Oakland Homeless advocates like Dr. H. Geoffrey Watson, Pastor Brian K Woodson, and Dr. Joshua Bamberger will examine the health related issues and community impact. Dr Watson is a highly acclaimed leader in managed care and multi-media provider treating the physical, socioeconomic, spiritual and psychological ailments. Pastor Woodson is the founding pastor of the Bay Area Christian…

The following op-ed was written by members of the Homeless Advocacy Working Group, James Vann and John Kirkmire, who criticize Mayor Libby’s plan to build install Tuff Sheds in Oakland in response to the homelessness crisis: In a meeting, the Homeless Advocacy Working (HAWG) told Mayor Libby Schaaf that Tuff Shed villages were not a …

By Jovanka Beckles & Rebecca Kaplan We write as leaders who have endorsed Pamela Price for Mayor, and who have endorsed Cat Brooks for Mayor, to urge that all of us—regardless of who we have endorsed as our first choice—to unite together for the future of Oakland, to use all of our voting power. Oakland has …

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Different setting, similar script
The Raiders, letting a game they mostly had controlled slip away late.
For the third time this season, the Raiders took a lead into halftime. For the third time, they fell apart late, outscored 21-3 in the final 15-plus minutes of a 28-20 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday that kept Jon Gruden winless in his return to coaching.
"Pretty much the same thing," linebacker Tahir Whitehead said. "Same old song the last three weeks."…

A major New Zealand supermarket chain is removing Australian-brand Choice strawberries from shelves across the country after needles were found in a container of strawberries from Western Australia purchased in Auckland.

A firefighter was injured and traffic was delayed as two small vegetation fires burned along Highway 4 in the Pittsburg area Sunday, authorities said
The fires included an 8-acre blaze at Willow Pass Road and the eastbound on-ramp to Highway 4 and another 8-acre fire south of the highway near San Marco Road. A third small fire was initially sparked but combined with another fire, said…

Bill Cosby's sentencing hearing Monday will begin with testimony about his sex offender evaluation and, presumably, a fierce debate over whether the 81-year-old actor should be branded a sexually violent predator.  

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Actor James Woods has been locked out of his Twitter account over a tweet he sent out months ago that was found to be in violation of Twitter's rules
The tweet was posted July 20 and includes a hoax meme that said it came from Democrats and encouraged men not to vote in the midterm elections. Woods got an email from Twitter on Thursday saying the tweet "has the potential to be misleading in a way that could impact an…

Fire crews in San Jose are working a grass fire that's moving at a moderate speed and threatening at least one structure, according to the San Jose Fire Department.

A dozen crew members on a Swiss cargo ship have been taken hostage after the vessel was attacked by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, according to the company that owns the ship.

The family-run restaurant features made-to-order items crafted from fresh masa, and each dish is clearly a labor of love.

The crossfire on whether or not to require mandatory labeling of GMOs has become so heated and partisan that it's hard to discern the facts from rhetoric...

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