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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 $649,000 which is roughly $535/per square foot. More Berkeley information.

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2 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Kronos Quartet's Heroic Effort

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)

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Patch.com

Fire Officials Say Warehouse Fire Does Not Appear to Be Arson

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.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Projects capture allure of Chinese nightclubs, performers

LOS ANGELES>> During its heyday in the 1940s, the Forbidden City in San Francisco billed itself as "the world's most famous Chinese nightclub."

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Media Matters for America

REPORT: Broadcast Evening News Ignores Relationship Between Tax Rates And Economic Inequality

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.

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CBS News

Drunken monkeys: Does alcoholism have an evolutionary basis?

As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol.

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