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The Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame will formally induct nine new members Saturday. Well, as formally as you can at a seafood restaurant .
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A general view of the California Golden Bears playing against the Washington Huskies at California Memorial Stadium on November 2, 2012 in Berkeley, California. California Memorial Stadium went through a 21-month $321 million renovation and reopened for the 2012 football season.
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She was born in 1859 in Toronto, Canada. Her mother died when she was six and she was cared for in a convent for most of her childhood.
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BERKELEYSIDE: If you're hiked the trails above North Berkeley you may have heard their distinctive, giggle-like calls, but not for much longer. This week the last of Berkeley's captive colony of spotted hyenas will leave their home at UC Berkeley's Field Station for the Study of Behavior, Ecology, and Reproduction.
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I am full-time father of two little boys. I teach in Temple University's Intellectual Heritage Department.
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A Stanford engineering team, in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, has built a radio the size of an ant, a device so energy efficient that it gathers all the power it needs from the same electromagnetic waves that carry signals to its receiving antenna - no batteries required. Designed to compute, execute and relay commands, this tiny wireless chip costs pennies to fabricate - making it cheap enough to become the missing link between the Internet as we know it and the linked-together smart gadgets envisioned in the "Internet of Things."
General Mills, one of the most deceptive food companies in the world and a processed food giant that funds efforts to block GMO labeling transparency, is reportedly purchasing Annie's for $820 million.  Annie's, based in Berkeley, California, is a well-known organic food brand that has long been favored by organic consumers.
UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks sent this message to the campus community today: Every fall for the last many years, we have issued statements concerning the virtue of civility on campus. This principle is one of several that Berkeley staff, students, faculty and alumni themselves developed and today regard as "fundamental to our mission of teaching, research and public service."
Two women escaped from a fire in a Berkeley apartment building this morning, a deputy fire chief said. Shortly after 9 a.m., firefighters received a report of a blaze in an apartment building in the 3100 block of King Street, about three blocks west of the Ashby BART station, Berkeley fire Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.
Oakland and BART officials cut the ribbon Monday on a new parking garage for a "transit village" being built at MacArthur Station. Photo: BRIDGE Housing/Twitter BART continues to encourage the construction of multi-story parking garages at its stations, despite the exorbitant costs and lost potential for valuable land that could be put to better use.
Don't throw away those cheap shades from the kiosk-they are just as good at protecting your eyes from UVA and UVB rays as their high-end counterparts, according to a study from University of California, Berkeley. Just how cheap were the sunglasses that were tested? A mere $10.
The Town of Moraga is going to have a birthday party next month marking 40 years of incorporation , even though people have been living around here for thousands of years. When St. Mary's College was being built in the Moraga Valley in 1928, steam shovels digging the foundations found skeletons of these early people, along with the mortars and pestles they used to grind acorns.
Cultural anthropologist Natasha Schll bridged the gap between human interaction and machine workings in her research on gambling. Her book Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas , published in 2012, was borne as a result of an undergraduate thesis she began at age 19. In it, she examines the connection between compulsive gamblers and the design of the slot machines they play.
And on Thursday, hoping to find a way - any way - to save Doctors Medical Center, some nurses, , and even some patients went to the office of the head of the area's healthcare district. The protesters are alleging serious conflict of interest as the San Pablo hospital teeters on the edge.
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