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7 min ago | The New Zealand Herald
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's assets rose in value by at least 8 percent during 2013, raising their total to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million, according to her latest financial disclosure released Thursday.
3 hrs ago | Patch.com
Four people were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of vandalism after police said they were caught spray painting at the University of California at Berkeley campus.
6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress
Hitachi, Ltd. has begun joint research with MIT, the University of Michigan, and the University of California, Berkeley aimed at using Transuranium Elements as fuel, and the development of Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors to use that fuel.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
Opponents of a measure on the November ballot in Berkeley that would impose a one-cent-per ounce tax on soda drinks have filed suit alleging that the ballot statement for the measure is biased, misleading and false.
On Aug. 28 1939, 75 years ago, just over 11,000 Berkeley children "returned to classrooms" in the public schools for the fall term.
Moments after Michael Littman was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and two other felonies in the death of a neighbor with whom he feuded over a shared driveway, he was allowed to go free on bail, with conditions, by a Contra Costa judge.
Mayor Tom Bates seeks to appoint a Berkeley resident to the Berkeley Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.
The California Senate has passed a bill authored by Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner , Das Williams and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson , which would allow for the temporary removal of firearms from individuals who are at risk for committing acts of violence.
Someone in Berkeley posted a Craigslist ad for what is surely the world's tiniest rental .
A packed hall at Anyplace University. The audience, lulled into a syntactic stupor by the lecturer's academic drone, is unprepared for the evening's surprise performance.
It can seem like a magic word is needed to get published in the top academic journals.
Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.
All events are free and open to the general public. UC Berkeley Extension presents these events each year as part of its mission to bring the educational excellence of the University of California, Berkeley, to the Bay Area community.
Dozens of congregants lifted their hands in a West Berkeley church Aug. 24 in prayer and in protest of the police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old African American, shot Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo.
The University of California, Berkeley has shut down public access to four waterfalls east of Sacramento, saying people were leaving trash and not following rules about alcohol, dogs and firearms.
The new law, which was backed by Oakland city leaders and law enforcement officials, is designed to stem the cellphone robbery epidemic nationwide.
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