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7 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013

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.

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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Four Arrested for Spray Painting on UC Berkeley Campus

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.

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6 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Hitachi begins joint research with MIT, U Michigan and UC Berkeley on ...

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.

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

Berkeley Soda Tax Opponents Say Ballot Language is Misleading

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.

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14 hrs ago | SF Appeal

Pedestrian Struck By 38-Geary Muni Identified

A pedestrian fatally struck by a bus on San Francisco's Geary Boulevard early Monday morning has been identified as 22-year-old Berkeley man, according to the medical examiner's office.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: As school opens, war clouds darken in 1939

On Aug. 28 1939, 75 years ago, just over 11,000 Berkeley children "returned to classrooms" in the public schools for the fall term.

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Contra Costa Times

Alamo killer out on bail wins permission to travel

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.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley/Albany: September means time to stroll Solano

The East Bay's largest free street festival will again take over the one-mile stretch of Solano Avenue between San Pablo Avenue and the Alameda in Albany and Berkeley from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept.

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Patch.com

Applications Being Accepted for Berkeley Housing Authority Commissioner

Mayor Tom Bates seeks to appoint a Berkeley resident to the Berkeley Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.

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Patch.com

Gun Violence Restraining Order Legislation Passes Senate

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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Curbed

Tight Spaces: Someone in Berkeley posted a Craigslist...

Someone in Berkeley posted a Craigslist ad for what is surely the world's tiniest rental .

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The Times of Israel

In wake of war, leftist 'self-hating Jews' find a voice

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.

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New Scientist

Can open access publishing be a smart career move?

It can seem like a magic word is needed to get published in the top academic journals.

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East Bay Express

Artistic Outliers

Oakland has been attracting a lot of national buzz these days for being an emerging hub of cultural and creative production.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.

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Business Wire

UC Berkeley Extension Invites Public to Free Lectures and Events

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.

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Contra Costa Times

West Berkeley church holds hands up in prayer and protest

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.

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KRNV-TV Reno

UC Berkeley cuts off access to waterfalls in El Dorado County

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.

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East Bay Express

Tuesday Must Reads: Brown Signs Kill Switch Law; Moderate Democrats Block Plastic Bag Ban

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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Norwalk Citizen News

Robert Hass wins $100,000 poetry prize

In a Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007 file photo, former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass poses on the campus of the University of California in Berkeley, Calif.

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