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3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Moments after Michael Littman was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and two other felonies in the death of a neighbor with whom he feuded over a shared driveway, he was allowed to go free on bail, with conditions, by a Contra Costa judge.
5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
6 hrs ago | Patch.com
Mayor Tom Bates seeks to appoint a Berkeley resident to the Berkeley Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.
7 hrs ago | Patch.com
The California Senate has passed a bill authored by Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner , Das Williams and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson , which would allow for the temporary removal of firearms from individuals who are at risk for committing acts of violence.
9 hrs ago | Curbed
Someone in Berkeley posted a Craigslist ad for what is surely the world's tiniest rental .
12 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
A packed hall at Anyplace University. The audience, lulled into a syntactic stupor by the lecturer's academic drone, is unprepared for the evening's surprise performance.
16 hrs ago | New Scientist
It can seem like a magic word is needed to get published in the top academic journals.
Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.
All events are free and open to the general public. UC Berkeley Extension presents these events each year as part of its mission to bring the educational excellence of the University of California, Berkeley, to the Bay Area community.
Dozens of congregants lifted their hands in a West Berkeley church Aug. 24 in prayer and in protest of the police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American, shot Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo.
The University of California, Berkeley has shut down public access to four waterfalls east of Sacramento, saying people were leaving trash and not following rules about alcohol, dogs and firearms.
The new law, which was backed by Oakland city leaders and law enforcement officials, is designed to stem the cellphone robbery epidemic nationwide.
In a Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007 file photo, former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass poses on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley, Calif.
Writing for Smart Growth America, Neha Bhatt provides a s survey of innovative parking regulation and management strategies in cities around the country.
Clean up continues after the powerful Napa earthquake, which caught many people sound asleep.
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