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2 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Condos at the downtown post office? Burgers at the Veteran's Building Mall? A five star hotel at Old City Hall? Not likely if the City Council agrees with Wednesday night's unanimous Planning Commission recommendation to adopt a law that would preserve nine historic sites in civic center and guarantee that they serve the public.
6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
One person was clinging to life and another person was behind bars Friday after a brutal early morning attack inside a Berkeley home.
6 hrs ago | SFGate
BERKELEYSIDE: An assault in a senior living complex in downtown Berkeley left a man in critical condition , according to authorities.
6 hrs ago | CIO
Researchers are creating a single, massive repository of robot knowledge so machines around the world can learn from each other.
10 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet
Yesterday I got an urgent message from Terry Francke of Californians Aware, the Sacramento group which tracks transparency in California government, or more often the lack thereof.
14 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly
The origin of flight is a contentious issue: some argue that tree-climbing dinosaurs learned to fly in order to avoid hard falls.
Yes-means-yes should replace no-means-no as the standard for sexual consent -- or the lack of it -- on California's public and private college campuses, the Legislature decided Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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