Devan Schwartz

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The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are this Sunday. Filmmakers worldwide have been traveling to the U.S. to promote their works and hit the awards circuit.

Oscars: Visa troubles for filmmakers, a chat with ‘The Cave’ director

The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are this Sunday. Filmmakers worldwide have been traveling to the U.S. to promote their works and hit the awards circuit.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

Why UC admission rates have plummeted, and what stressed families can do

Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

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In a letter sent to the California Public Utilities Commission, 22 California mayors argue that creating a co-op structure would make PG&E a more financially stable company, and doing…

California mayors want a community takeover of PG&E

In a letter sent to the California Public Utilities Commission, 22 California mayors argue that creating a co-op structure would make PG&E a more financially stable company, and doing…

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