Archive for August 25th, 2013

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Earns Amgen
Biotech drugmaker Amgen will buy cancer drug maker Onyx Pharmaceuticals for about $10.4 billion in cash in a deal that will add several cancer drugs to Amgen's stable and add to its pipeline of new drugs.
President Obama proposes new way of paying to fight catastrophic wildfires
Two groves of giant sequoias are in the projected path of the Rim Fire. The sky-high trees are usually able to withstand a wildfire, but this one may be different.
Food writer Dan Pashman says poached pears are great in the dishwasher. We're not sure about the asparagus, but we'll let you know after the cycle finishes.

Dishwasher Cooking: Make your dinner while cleaning the plates

Surprisingly enough, people have been poaching salmon in their dishwashers for decades. Now one Italian cook has expanded the technique to meats, side dishes and desserts.
NH Top Stories
The authors of a new J.D. Salinger biography are claiming they have cracked one of publishing's greatest mysteries: What "The Catcher in the Rye" novelist was working on during the last half century of his life.
Western Wildfire
Firefighters are bracing for strong winds that could push a raging wildfire further into the northwest edge of Yosemite National Park, threatening thousands of rural homes.
Students

USC Library partners with Digital Public Library of America

The library will share a quarter million items with a national Internet archive. USC is the first in California to partner with the website.
US player Serena Williams reacts to her
Time Warner offers free access to the Tennis Channel during the U.S. Open for cable customers affected by the CBS blackout.
KCON masks
This weekend Korean pop stars perform in LA at KCON. Also on the bill is Missy Elliott, she's one of many US stars now collaborating with K-Pop icons.

Blogs

Second-grade teacher Vickie Boudouris goes over a worksheet in an English-learner summer school class at the Cordova Villa Elementary School in June, in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Under Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget, California schools will receive an ad
California public schools educators are grappling with a big question: will schools have to administer state standardized tests or not?
Post CSUF -2
Cal State Fullerton, Saddleback College, and Irvine Valley College to streamline admissions for nearly automatic admission for community college students.

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