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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 $675,000 which is roughly $577/per square foot. More Berkeley information.

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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

Berkeley measure that would tax the distribution of sodas and other...

A November ballot measure in Berkeley that would tax the distribution of sodas and other sweetened drinks appeared headed for watered-down language after a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland on Friday.


1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

Citywise: Oakland map shows seismically prone buildings

The nonprofit civic organization Open Oakland this week launched a website that maps many of the seismically unsound "soft-story" apartment buildings across town.


5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Berkeley commission backs downtown civic center district

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.


9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Berkeley: Attack early Friday leaves one person in critical condition

One person was clinging to life and another person was behind bars Friday after a brutal early morning attack inside a Berkeley home.


9 hrs ago | SFGate

Man in critical condition after Berkeley assault

BERKELEYSIDE: An assault in a senior living complex in downtown Berkeley left a man in critical condition , according to authorities.


9 hrs ago | CIO

Scientists Create One Robot Brain to Rule Them All

Researchers are creating a single, massive repository of robot knowledge so machines around the world can learn from each other.


13 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

This from Two Berkeley Liberals? SB1300's Poison Pill

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.


17 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

New head of Brandeis in Marin ready for year of change

Peg Sandel grew up questioning religion, but it wasn't until she was a freshman at a Christian college that she decided to convert to Judaism and make Jewish learning her career.


21 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

'Inviting, inclusive, joyful, deep': Aquarian Minyan turns 40

As the sun slips behind the Golden Gate, high in the Berkeley Hills a group of 20 men and women, some past retirement age, others fast approaching it, sit in an open-air circle sipping wine and preparing to welcome the Sabbath Queen.


Thu Aug 28, 2014

Science Daily

Flapping baby birds give clues to origin of flight

The origin of flight is a contentious issue: some argue that tree-climbing dinosaurs learned to fly in order to avoid hard falls.


Santa Cruz Sentinel

Campus sexual assault: 'Yes means yes' bill clears California Legislature

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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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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