Meet our new faculty: Sarah E. Chasins, electrical engineering and computer sciences

Name: Sarah E. Chasins Discipline: Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences Degrees: B.A., Computer Science and Psychology, Swarthmore College 2012; Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, UC Berkeley, 2019 Research interests: Democratizing programming to empower social

Congress returns with 2nd coronavirus stimulus deal, federal funding unresolved

After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and toxic campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a challenging menu of year-end business. COVID-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion catchall spending package, and defense policy — and a final burst of judicial nominees — dominate a truncated two- or…

Teen celebrates 10 years of giving back to kids in hospitals with her annual toy drive

This Long Island teen has spent the past 10 years collecting toys for children in hospitals after she spent the night in the hospital on Christmas herself. See how Emily Meyer's been able to create holiday magic for kids across Long Island with 'Emily's Awesome Toy Drive'.

Site of big Sunnyvale residential project gets new owner, new developer

SUNNYVALE — A major investment firm from Southern California has allied with a China-based residential developer to build a big condominium project in Sunnyvale. Long Beach-based Arroyo Capital has bought a large parcel in Sunnyvale and has teamed up to develop the project with Landsea Homes, a housing builder that is a unit of China-based…

Watch live: Gov. Gavin Newsom to give COVID-19 update as case numbers soar in California

Gov. Gavin Newsom will give a COVID-19 update Monday as case numbers soar in California. The press conference was initially scheduled for noon, but has been pushed back to 12:30 … Click to Continue »

Ravaged by fire, USS Bonhomme Richard bound for scrapyard, Navy says

Investigations continue into the cause of the fire, which burned for almost five days and smothered south San Diego County in noxious smoke

Navy will decommission warship damaged in suspected arson

The Navy said Monday that it will decommission a warship docked off San Diego after suspected arson caused extensive damage, making it too expensive to restore. Fully repairing the USS … Click to Continue »

Meet our new faculty: Angjoo Kanazawa, engineering

Angjoo Kanazawan is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty.