Joaquin Palomino

Volunteer Reporter/Producer



Wed March 14, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The $18 billion foreclosure settlement announced last month for struggling California homeowners could take years to materialize. The nation's five largest mortgage servicers have three years to deliver mortgage relief to troubled borrowers, with no penalties for noncompliance until 2015...

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Wed March 7, 2012
Arts & Culture

Jorge Gutierrez: the story behind the player

Jorge Gutierrez is not big for a basketball player; 6 foot 3, 195 pounds. But you can always spot him on the court by his shoulder-length curls, which he ties into a pony-tail. We’re standing in the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas Pavilion, a place that’s become a second home for Gutierrez. I ask him to teach me a crossover dribble, but he wants to start with the basics. “A free throw is one of the easiest shots in the game, so I have a kind of routine for myself,” Gutierrez says, holding the ball in the palm of his hand.

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Wed February 22, 2012

How Occupy Wall Street is evolving in the Bay Area

Photo by Peg Hunter

Last Friday, 18 Occupy Cal protesters were detained in the early morning after setting up another on-campus encampment. On Monday, around 700 demonstrators convened at San Quentin to Occupy the prison.

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Thu February 16, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Science versus the sacred: studying native remains at UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley is home to the country’s second largest collection of human skeletons outside of a graveyard, about 12 thousand total. Some are thousands of years old. The University has unearthed and studied these remains for centuries. They’ve taught researchers a great deal about California’s prehistoric past.

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Wed February 15, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Yesterday, the city of San Francisco sued a federal pipeline safety agency, claiming they have "abjectly failed" to oversee a California natural gas pipeline safety program. The lawsuit cites three natural gas pipeline explosions, including the 2010 San Bruno explosion that killed eight people. Three major natural gas transmission lines run under densely populated areas of San Francisco…

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