3:01pm

Wed May 16, 2012
Afternoon News Round Up

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition May 16, 2012

(Sacramento Bee) //  University of California students hissed Vice President Nathan Brostrom this morning at the UC Chancellor's meeting when he stated that administrators have full confidence in Chancellor Linda Katehi. This was the first time the UC Regents have met in Sacramento since 1993...

(Oakland Tribune) // Could those students wish at times that Google's search engine was a little faster? Well, the people at Google think so, and they've unveiled a database that summarizes the results of frequently searched items.  The "Knowledge Graph" is designed to provide a cleaner, quicker search experience…

(KRON-TV) // A search early this morning by police in Richmond uncovered about a thousand marijuana plants, which they confiscated. Authorities found the indoor farm after a female caretaker called to report an out-of-control fire in the building... 

(Los Angeles Times) //  Another form of lawbreaking seems out of control, according to a new survey. It reports that more Californians than ever are using their mobile devices while behind the wheel.  Young drivers (16 - 25) have doubled their use since the last survey, from nine percent to eighteen percent.  Such activity is illegal, with a $159 ticket for the first arrest....

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