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2 hrs ago | SFGate
Frances Green, a Richmond resident, was last seen at the North Berkeley Senior Center near the intersection of Hearst Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Way at 12:55 p.m. She is 4-foot-11 and weighs 130 pounds.
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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Frances Green, 70, was last seen at the North Berkeley Senior Center at 12:55 p.m. on Friday, said police spokeswoman Jennifer Coats.
5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
The remains of an automobile is pictured on the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir near San Jose, California January 21, 2014.
10 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Preschoolers can be smarter than college students at figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work because they're more flexible and less biased than adults in their ideas about cause and effect, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Edinburgh.
14 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News
Maria Sharpf, 39, of Willow Glen, searches for a book in the true crime section at BookBuyers store in Mountain View, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014.
18 hrs ago | Daily Kos
By Douglas Main One way to avoid getting sick while traveling is to only eat fruit that you peel yourself, since plants can filter out bacteria and prevent it from traveling throughout their tissues.
Asked earlier this week if Russia had violated international law with its incursion into Crimea, China's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Qin Gang, offered this response to a roomful of befuddled reporters: "I want to point out that we are aware of the historical facts and realistic complexity of the Ukrainian issue.
Fuselier was found dead in his apartment at 1121 Addison St., east of San Pablo Avenue, about 11 a.m. last Friday, police said.
A 16-year-old Oakland boy who set fire to an agender youth on an AC Transit bus last year was ordered to trial on aggravated mayhem, assault and hate crime charges on Thursday upon waiving his right to a preliminary hearing.
The city council and mayor here are among the highest paid elected officials in the state for similar sized cities, according to a recent salary survey conducted by the city manager.
According to scientific research, there's a strong case to be made for not being a jerk.
A memorial service is set Sunday for a Berkeley firefighter killed in a tractor accident last week, a fire official said.
On his way to and from school, Nicholas Reed navigates a gauntlet of advertisements for sugar-spiked alcoholic beverages, e-cigarettes, and flavored tobacco products.
Today, that microscope, purchased at a Southern California pawn shop, sits in the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden.
At 9:50 p.m., an officer was in the city corporation yard fueling his vehicle when he heard a voices in the nearby park in the 1300 block of Allston Way.
"Rising like a pillar of destruction against a blue sky, great clouds of smoke" towered over North Berkeley 75 years ago, March 1, 1939.
Allison McCormack and Intae Kim in "After the War Blues" at the Zellerbach Playhouse at UC Berkeley.