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Berkeley, California is located in Alameda County. Zip codes in Berkeley, CA include 94704, 94707, and 94705. The median home price in Berkeley is $649,000 which is roughly $535/per square foot. More Berkeley information.

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52 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Super agent Leigh Steinberg of 'Jerry Maquire' fame...

Arguably the most famous line from "Jerry Maguire" – the movie that took super agent Leigh Steinberg from sports-famous to dinner table-famous – is "Show me the money!" But in his meandering one-hour talk to UC Davis law students Wednesday, Steinberg spoke more about finding the "kwan," a concept from the movie meaning love, respect, ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Berkeley police log: Man arrested after viciously attacking officer;...

At 8:08 a.m., a woman entered a store in the 1400 block of Shattuck Avenue, filled a large bag with meat and left without paying.

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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: Call to expand Willard School campus in 1939

A petition was signed by 800 property owners in early 1939 that asked the City of Berkeley and school district act immediately to develop a playground adjacent to Willard Junior High School on Telegraph Avenue.

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9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Guest opinion: Berkeley boost for electric-vehicle charging options

Making electric vehicles an everyday sight on Berkeley's streets is a core component of the city's ambitious plan to tackle global warming.

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11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

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11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

UC Berkeley students vie for Obama's keynote attention

What's UC Irvine got that a group of determined UC Berkeley students want? President Barack Obama, on commencement day.

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12 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland

Teenage girl kidnapped and robbed in Oakland

A teenage girl was discovered screaming on a Berkeley street early Wednesday after she was abducted and robbed in Oakland, authorities said.

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16 hrs ago | New Scientist

Slow-motion tremors making Tokyo megaquake more likely

The people of Tokyo have long lived in fear of another great earthquake, and those fears are increasingly justified.

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20 hrs ago | WGBH

Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

After months of focusing on how many people have or haven't signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, we now have a rough total and everyone's keen to get to the bigger questions: How well is the law working? How many of those who signed up have paid their premiums and are actually getting coverage? How many were uninsured ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Kronos Quartet's Heroic Effort

The Kronos Quartet performs a 40-minute sight-and-sound work called 'Beyond Zero: 1914-1918' to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. As a highlight of the Kronos Quartet's 40th-anniversary celebration-which also includes a five-CD boxed set, "Kronos Explorer Series" -MatA as Tarnopolsky, director of the Cal Performances at ... (more)

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Patch.com

Fire Officials Say Warehouse Fire Does Not Appear to Be Arson

A fire that destroyed a West Berkeley warehouse complex on Saturday night does not appear to have been intentionally set based on the investigation thus far, a deputy fire chief said today.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Projects capture allure of Chinese nightclubs, performers

LOS ANGELES>> During its heyday in the 1940s, the Forbidden City in San Francisco billed itself as "the world's most famous Chinese nightclub."

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Media Matters for America

REPORT: Broadcast Evening News Ignores Relationship Between Tax Rates And Economic Inequality

Over the past year, broadcast evening news programs on ABC, CBS, and NBC failed to mention the role of reduced taxes on the wealthy as a cause of inequality, despite the fact that economists view taxes as a primary driver of income gaps.

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CBS News

Drunken monkeys: Does alcoholism have an evolutionary basis?

As the child of an alcoholic father, Robert Dudley long wondered what caused the destructive allure of alcohol.

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San Francisco Magazine

A scene from Cloyne Court's happier days.

It's 10:24 on a warm night in early March, and the cops are here . We are being told so, in no uncertain terms, by a raven-haired UC Berkeley undergrad - hands on hips, voice piercing, face stern.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Berkeley Daily Planet

Will It Live or Die? Researchers Develop Biomarkers to Manage Impact of Sudden Oak Death

Ohio State University researchers have developed a way to predict the resistance or susceptibility of trees to sudden oak death disease, providing forest managers with the first effective method to manage trees in infested natural areas and in adjoining areas where the disease is expected in the future.

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Examiner.com

Brennan's Restaurant in Berkeley CA has a Tax Day deal

April 15th is right around the corner and there are still a lot of people scrambling to get their taxes finished and in the mail.

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My Mother Lode

Court date reset in Vegas Strip bird death case

A court appearance was postponed Monday in Nevada for a University of California, Berkeley, law school graduate completing prison boot camp for beheading an exotic bird during a drunken chase at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

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KQED

West Berkeley Fire Destroys Artisan Businesses

The huge fire that ripped through a building on Second Street in West Berkeley on Saturday night not only affected well-known businesses like Import Tile and The Wooden Duck, but destroyed the livelihood of more than 20 artisans.

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Washington Times

Hero cop who saved Jaycee Dugard fighting for right to carry concealed weapon

The same police officer who heroically helped save kidnapping victim Jaycee Lee Dugard from her 18-year captivity is now fighting in court for the right to carry a concealed weapon, accusing her former University of California -Berkeley employer of disregarding state law and denying the permit.

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