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1 hr ago | Patch.com

Fire Officials: Warehouse Fire in Berkeley Caused $9 Million in Damage

A five-alarm that destroyed the warehouses of three West Berkeley businesses on Saturday night caused an estimated $9 million in damage, Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said today.

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5 hrs ago | KPFA-FM Berkeley

APEX Express - April 17, 2014 at

This edition, we feature a critical conversation on Dalit women's rights in India, in the context of an upcoming report back with Asha Kowtal and Thenmozhi , at UC Berkeley, by members of the All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch about their recent month long Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra .

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Girl found on Berkeley street abducted in San Francisco

The San Francisco Police Department took over as the lead agency investigating the case of a teenage girl who was allegedly kidnapped in the city and found naked and pepper sprayed on a Berkeley street.

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KTVU Oakland

Prosecutors seek death penalty in killing of 8-year-old girl

The Alameda County District Attorney's Office said Thursday that it will seek the death penalty for the man accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old girl during a sleepover at an East Oakland home last July.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet

A jury says a former priest convicted of felony sex abuse charges in Louisville should serve a 15-year prison sentence.

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Bellingham Herald

Astronomers spot Earth's closest twin

The find, announced Thursday, excited planet hunters who have been scouring the Milky Way galaxy for years for potentially habitable places outside our solar system.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Daren A.C. Carollo Joins Berkeley Playhouse as Producing Director

Berkeley Playhouse has announced the addition of Daren A.C. Carollo to their full time staff.

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The Daily News Journal

In which states is cheating on your spouse illegal?

Adultery isn't just a crime in the eyes of your spouse. In 21 states, cheating in a marriage is against the law, punishable by a fine or even jail time.

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The Modesto Bee

Teen girl reportedly robbed, kidnapped

Authorities received a call just after 5 a.m. Wednesday of a female yelling for help, said Berkeley Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Coats.

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SFGate

Ashby and Piedmont Ave., Berkeley, CA

A 16-year-old girl was found naked and pepper-sprayed in Berkeley early Wednesday at the corner of Ashby and Piedmont Ave. in Berkeley.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

Berkeley Artsan's Collective Took "Devastating" Losses in Fire

While Berkeley businesses the Wooden Duck and Import Tile are recouping after a five-alarm warehouse complex fire Saturday night, an artisan's collective also operating in the destroyed complex took "devastating" losses and will be looking into fundraising efforts in the coming months, its proprietor said today.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Super agent Leigh Steinberg of 'Jerry Maquire' fame...

Arguably the most famous line from "Jerry Maguire" – the movie that took super agent Leigh Steinberg from sports-famous to dinner table-famous – is "Show me the money!" But in his meandering one-hour talk to UC Davis law students Wednesday, Steinberg spoke more about finding the "kwan," a concept from the movie meaning love, respect, ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley police log: Man arrested after viciously attacking officer;...

At 8:08 a.m., a woman entered a store in the 1400 block of Shattuck Avenue, filled a large bag with meat and left without paying.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: Call to expand Willard School campus in 1939

A petition was signed by 800 property owners in early 1939 that asked the City of Berkeley and school district act immediately to develop a playground adjacent to Willard Junior High School on Telegraph Avenue.

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Contra Costa Times

Guest opinion: Berkeley boost for electric-vehicle charging options

Making electric vehicles an everyday sight on Berkeley's streets is a core component of the city's ambitious plan to tackle global warming.

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Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

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Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

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KTVU Oakland

Teenage girl kidnapped and robbed in Oakland

A teenage girl was discovered screaming on a Berkeley street early Wednesday after she was abducted and robbed in Oakland, authorities said.

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New Scientist

Slow-motion tremors making Tokyo megaquake more likely

The people of Tokyo have long lived in fear of another great earthquake, and those fears are increasingly justified.

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WGBH

Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

After months of focusing on how many people have or haven't signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, we now have a rough total and everyone's keen to get to the bigger questions: How well is the law working? How many of those who signed up have paid their premiums and are actually getting coverage? How many were uninsured ... (more)

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