Kevin Koy, the manager of the Geospatial Innovation Facility, shows off Cal-Adapt, an interactive website developed by the facility.

Website gives access to state’s climate change data

With the help of UC Berkeley’s Geospatial Innovation Facility, the California Energy Commission has launched a website that grants public access to California’s climate change data, including past information and future projections. Cal-Adapt, which was launched Tuesday, is an interactive website that the facility began developing in August 2010 which
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Locally created walking aid to sell next year

Patients from Pennsylvania to Hawaii who were previously unable to use their legs will be able to test a Berkeley-developed exoskeleton, which enables them to walk, as the product prepares to hit the market sometime early next year. The Exoskeleton Lower Extremity Gait System (eLEGS) was created by Berkeley Bionics,
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Livermore Lab retirees may appeal benefits lawsuit decision

UC retirees who worked at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were left to consider an appeal May 26 after the Alameda County Superior Court ruled in favor of the UC Board of Regents after a nine-month petition process revolving around retirement health benefits. The UC Livermore Retiree Group — whose
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Supreme Court upholds in-state tuition for undocumented students

After nearly six years of petitions and appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on Monday that challenged a state law allowing undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at California universities and colleges. The plaintiffs — 42 former UC, CSU and California Community College students who each
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Assembly passes part of DREAM Act

The California State Assembly voted last Wednesday to pass the second half of the state’s DREAM Act and would provide state grants and financial aid to undocumented students attending college in California. Assembly members approved AB 131 — authored by Assemblymember Gilbert Cedillo, D-Los Angeles — in a 46-25 party-line
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A study indicates students would prefer a cleaner and safer Telegraph Avenue.

Students may want change in Downtown, Telegraph areas

UC Berkeley students might frequent Telegraph Avenue and the Downtown area more often if the areas were safer, cleaner and more inviting and possessed fewer panhandlers and people sitting on the sidewalk, according to a recent survey. Conducted by the Graduate Assembly and other components of the ASUC, the online
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Woman allegedly robbed in North Berkeley

A woman was allegedly attacked and robbed of her purse in North Berkeley last Monday night. At about 10:55 p.m., the 26-year-old woman was walking home from the Downtown Berkeley BART station when she was approached by another woman on Le Conte Avenue between Scenic Avenue and Hearst Avenue, according
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