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No playdates, ‘A’s-only mom Amy Chua comes to Berkeley

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Amy Chua has a book to sell, but even so you have to admire the courage of her convictions in taking on pretty much the entire Western parenting body with her contention that Chinese-style parenting produces high-achieving, confident children bound for successful careers […]

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Berkeleyans can claim up to $8,500 in energy rebates

Starting on July 6, Berkeley residential and commercial properties will qualify for Federal stimulus funding for energy efficiency. Single-family and duplex homes may qualify for as much as $8,500, including rebates through PG&E. Commercial and multifamily properties may qualify for as much as $30,000. Rebates can be used to improve comfort, durability and air quality and […]