1 hr ago | Science Daily
One bacterium eventually became the mitochondria that today power all plant and animal cells; another became the chloroplast that turns sunlight into energy in green plants.
5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Vehicles were stolen in the 1600 block of Addison Street; the 2900 block of Dohr Street; the 2400 block of Hillside Avenue; and the 1500 block of Stannage Avenue.
6 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat
After 29 years as an ordained United Methodist minister, the last seven of which were spent serving in Woodland, Reverend Ardith Allread will retire from her post on Sunday, June 30. "I loved being here," Allread said.
11 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
The fire, located at 2834 Milvia St. near Adeline Street, was reported at 12:17 a.m., a fire dispatcher said.
Loni Hancock complicit, silent, on Jerry Brown's effort to gut the California Public Records Act.
14 hrs ago | Centre Daily Times
As parents and students struggle to keep up with rising college tuition and take on greater burdens of debt, universities are being challenged to justify the ballooning athletic fees they tack on to the bill.
We tend to fall into a pizza rut, returning to the same saucy pepperoni palaces whenever the urge for a hot slice -- or exhaustion at the prospect of cooking dinner -- strikes.
Jevon Calland , 21, of Oakland was taken into custody Sunday in connection with the slaying of 34-year-old Zonte Jones , said Officer Jennifer Coats , a Berkeley police spokeswoman.
As the reward for information leading to Emeryville resident Aya Nakano's killer grew to more than $30,000 Tuesday, friends and family said goodbye to a young man with an intense love for basketball and a passion for Motown and soul music.
The state Board of Equalization and Berkeley Patients Group have worked out a compromise that reduces the dispensary's delinquent tax bill from $7.5 million to $49,500.
Power has been restored to nearly 6,000 PG&E customers in North Berkeley after a Tuesday morning outage, the utility reported.
Left to right: Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer and Andy Samberg met in high school in Berkeley, Calif., and formed Lonely Island after college.
Not so very long ago, Berkeley proclaimed itself to be a "City of neighborhoods."
The Supreme Court came to a landmark decision on Thursday ruling that the discovery of gene sequences is not patentable.
BERKELEY, CA and CAMBRIDGE, MA -Energy efficiency promises to cut emissions, reduce dependence on foreign fuel, and mitigate climate change.
The Guardian's James Ball and The Times social media editor Nick Petrie will be among the judges evaluating the data interactive category in the Guardian's annual Student Media Awards It allows audiences to find stories for themselves, gives context to disconnected anecdotes and, according to Tim Berners-Lee, it's the future of journalism.
A man sitting in his car with a woman at a popular lookout on Grizzly Peak Boulevard was pistol-whipped and robbed on Saturday, authorities said.