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Researchers plan to install instruments in the old UC Berkeley mine shaft to detect tremors from the Hayward Fault.
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Berkeley graduate student surprised experts in criminology with a new study, finding the private prisons are filled with young people of color.
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Out-of-state billionaires Jorge M. Perez and Stephen M. Ross of The Related Companies took control of Berkeley's 75 public housing units on February 14, in a complicated deal that edged out local nonprofit housing developers.
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Recently journalist and PBS contributor Bill Moyers interviewed "Ian Haney LA3pez who is now a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, after teaching at Yale, New York University and Harvard.
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The Cloyne Court student co-op, known for being tolerant of drugs, will be transformed into an academic-themed house.
While plenty of kids look forward to enjoying their free time on weekends, about 100 young students in the East Bay have been immersing themselves a special new program has them learning science on Saturdays.
Yesterday I spoke to Mr. Mendiola at the Alameda County Coroner's Office about the cause of death of the homeless man who was found dead in downtown Berkeley near the corner of Shattuck and Kittredge at about 7:30 a.m. on February 6, 2014.
Daniel Andreas San Diego, 36, a suspected animal rights extremist wanted in the bombing of two buildings in 2003, is believed to be hiding in Hawaii by the FBI.
On Valentine's Day, University of California at Berkeley math professor Edward Frenkel wrote an essay in The New York Times entitled, "Is the Universe a Simulation?" It became the most forwarded essay on Facebook for the Times .
Warning: this may be painfully obvious. Just in case you, for some reason I can't fathom, had doubts that money buys influence in Washington our friends in the ivory tower decided to perform a scientific experiment to prove it.
The prestigious Oakland International Film Festival is entering its 12th year of bringing hard-to-find films from around the world to the big screens of Oakland and surrounding areas from April 3-6.
Pacific Steel has made castings like these for trucks and construction equipment in Berkeley since 1934.
A ground squirrel looks for food at Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley, Calif. on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.
Items worth less than $950 were stolen from the 2000 block of Addison Street; the 2000 block of Allston Way; the 2100 block of Shattuck Avenue; and the 1400 and 1600 blocks of University Avenue.
When I married a soldier in June 2001, I knew my life was going to change. I moved from Berkeley, California, to Fort Sill, Oklahoma -- talk about a culture shock.
With many Americans already dubious that Congress is looking out for their best interests, a couple of grad students wanted to know who lawmakers were more apt to meet with on Capitol Hill: constituents or donors.
Cleopatra VII, often simply called "Cleopatra," was the last of a series of rulers called the Ptolemies who ruled Egypt for nearly 300 years.