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Berkeley, California is located in Alameda County. Zip codes in Berkeley, CA include 94704, 94707, and 94705. The median home price in Berkeley is $699,000 which is roughly $618/per square foot. More Berkeley information.

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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Foul odor forces evacuation of coroner's office

The Oakland Tribune reports 15 employees complained of eye and throat irritation after someone opened a body bag containing the corpse on Wednesday.


2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: Council hikes 1939-40 budget by $63,000

"Following a public hearing in which was shown an apparent division of public opinion as to whether the future expenses of city government shall be increased or held to a minimum," the Berkeley City Council approved, 75 years ago, a budget for 1939-40 that increased the annual tax rate from $1.42 per $100 of assessed valuation to $1.45.


2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Berkeley community briefs: Reception with painter Squeak Carnwath; West Edge Opera Summer Festival

The 30th annual Berkeley Bicycle Club Criterium will bring some 400 to 450 entrants who will race in various brackets starting at 7 a.m. of up to 60 riders at a time.


3 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

A joyful noise, Whidbey Island Music Festival returns

Tekla Cunningham, creator and director of the Whidbey Island Music Festival and regular concertmaster and principal player with the American Bach Soloists in California, will be performing on viola and violin at this year's event.


7 hrs ago | SFGate

Hoi Polloi Brewpub and Beat Lounge opens in Berkeley

The sign out front, left, signals the location of the 3-month-old Berkley brewpub opened by brewerowner Viet Vu, above, who offers a glass of one of his own beers, Saison.


10 hrs ago | NatureNews

Science and politics: Hello, Governor

Anthony Barnosky first thought the e-mail was a joke. As an expert in species extinctions who had just sounded the alarm over looming environmental crises, he had grown used to bizarre messages filling his inbox.


11 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Tarloff talks Berkeley in the Berkshires

Erik Tarloff, a bestselling writer based in Berkeley, Calif., has both a play premiering at Berkshire Theatre Group and a reading from his new novel at Lenox's independent bookstore.


13 hrs ago | Accuracy In Academia

This is a College Course?

Young people who want to spend their college years to undergoing radical intellectual transformations do so typically through the study of liberal arts.


17 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

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John Cerney, where art thou? Dave finds out what happened to popular artist John Cerney, whose works dot area fields.


21 hrs ago | Tablehopper

510 Tidbits: The Half Orange Expands Hours, Townie Opens, Mondays at Ozumo

Now that they've got their bearings, hours have expanded to 11:30am-8pm, Mon-Fri.


Tue Jul 22, 2014

East Bay Express

Re: Tuesday Must Reads: Berkeley Moves Forward on Cellphone Warning...

Researchers are becoming increasingly convinced that radiation from cellphones could put users at higher risk of getting brain cancer.



Townie opens in Berkeley

Townie , a new restaurant and bar, opened for business in Berkeley this weekend.


SFBG Politics Blog

SF and UC systems dragging their feet on fossil fuel divestment

In April of last year, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to push SFERS to divest from fossil fuels .



Classic Movie Scenes Shot in Berkeley and Oakland

You might have spotted Skinny Pete from Breaking Bad walking around Lake Merritt this week.


Yelp Blog

East Bay Elites do Ditch Day Brunch @ Pathos

Even the most well-traveled Elites found something to write home about Yelp's Ditch Day Brunch at Pathos , a family-owned restaurant offering rustic yet refined, classically inspired Greek cuisine in Berkeley, CA.


Vintners From Alameda, Berkeley to Participate in 'Urban Wine Xperience'

Only once a year does all of Urban Wine Country gather together in one place, creating the opportunity to taste all the best artisanal wines made in the Bay Area all at the same time.


The Fresno Bee

Robin Abcarian: Breaking California up would be uncool to do

As a native Californian who was born in Oakland, raised in the San Fernando Valley, schooled in Berkeley and now living in Venice, I'd like to say one thing to Timothy Draper, the Silicon Valley kajillionaire pushing the idiotic breakup of the Golden State: Recently, Draper announced he is on track to gather enough signatures to get his ... (more)



MIT Wrist-Robot Adds Extra Fingers | EE Times

PORTLAND, Ore. - Ever try to get the lid off a jar with one hand, or open an envelope, or 1,000 other two-handed tasks? Well now you can, that is if you are wearing the new wrist-robot from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology .


Mon Jul 21, 2014

California accident rate unchanged six years after drivers banned...

California banned drivers from using cellphones six years ago, but the prohibition has not reduced accidents, according to Pacific Standard magazine.


Inside Bay Area

Cheryl North: First International Russian Choral Music Festival comes to San Francisco and Berkeley

Back in 1939, Winston Churchill described Russia as "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma" -- which I found an apt description of the glories and the mystery of Russian choral music.



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