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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
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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5 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Berkeley Playhouse has announced the addition of Daren A.C. Carollo to their full time staff.
6 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal
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.
10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Authorities received a call just after 5 a.m. Wednesday of a female yelling for help, said Berkeley Police Department spokeswoman Jennifer Coats.
10 hrs ago | SFGate
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.
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)
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.
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.
Making electric vehicles an everyday sight on Berkeley's streets is a core component of the city's ambitious plan to tackle global warming.
A teenage girl was discovered screaming on a Berkeley street early Wednesday after she was abducted and robbed in Oakland, authorities said.
The people of Tokyo have long lived in fear of another great earthquake, and those fears are increasingly justified.
The Kronos Quartet performs a 40-minute sight-and-sound work called 'Beyond Zero: 1914-1918' to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. As a highlight of the Kronos Quartet's 40th-anniversary celebration-which also includes a five-CD boxed set, "Kronos Explorer Series" -MatA as Tarnopolsky, director of the Cal Performances at ... (more)
A fire that destroyed a West Berkeley warehouse complex on Saturday night does not appear to have been intentionally set based on the investigation thus far, a deputy fire chief said today.
LOS ANGELES>> During its heyday in the 1940s, the Forbidden City in San Francisco billed itself as "the world's most famous Chinese nightclub."
Over the past year, broadcast evening news programs on ABC, CBS, and NBC failed to mention the role of reduced taxes on the wealthy as a cause of inequality, despite the fact that economists view taxes as a primary driver of income gaps.