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1 hr ago | SFGate
Above, the shawerma is served with tahini sauce and a homemade bell pepper and eggplant spread and comes with a mixed green salad.
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3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
The public will again have an opportunity to explore the creative process and shop for original, handcrafted items during the 23rd Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios.
3 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Remember the fate of the old brick downtown Berkeley train station that I wrote about in columns earlier this year? Despite a last-minute citizen effort in 1938 to have the block north of Shattuck Avenue and Center Street bought by the city for a public park, private interests prevailed and the station was sold and torn down.
4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
At 6:08 p.m., three men -- one brandishing a gun -- approached three people at Shattuck Avenue and Woolsey Street and stole a bag, a camera, a cell phone and wallet, before driving away in a gold-colored SUV.
4 hrs ago | WHTC
U.S. cities are increasingly divided between the rich and the poor, hampering residents' ability to move up the economic ladder, according to a study released on Wednesday.
6 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly
7 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
Stress from having to keep a secret- one's sexual orientation, for example, or simply a forbidden word- can cause lapses in physical stamina, intellectual acuity, executive function and even email etiquette.
7 hrs ago | Business Journal
"Tornado," a video work by Francis Alys, is shown in this undated photo. The work is part of a solo exhibition of Alys at Tate Modern in London.
7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
One of the paradoxes of the holiday season is that there are so few activities for the people the occasion was designed for -- little kids.
9 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley City Council unanimously supported an ordinance making 100% of all multi-unit housing smokefree at its Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 council meeting.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
Temperatures in the East Bay are expected to dip well below 40 degrees over the next few nights.
13 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
In 1966, an attractive high school senior named Howie Gordon was elected president of his class at Taylor Allderdice High School in Pittsburgh.
15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
BERKELEY, Calif.-Community groups and elected officials across the country are protesting as the cash-starved U.S. Postal Service shuts down and sells post offices in a bid to raise money and cut expenses.
A 35-year-old man who allegedly exposed himself and committed a lewd act in front of two female students at a Cal dorm was captured by UC Berkeley police and booked on felony indecent exposure, campus police said Monday.
Animal advocacy group PETA called Tuesday on the National Institutes of Health to stop animal experiments related to sexual health, including Johns Hopkins studies of erectile dysfunction using rodents.
Daniel Kammen, the Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley, and a key member of the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change, has given a big boost to the student-led campaign pressuring the University of California's Regents to divest from oil, gas, and coal companies.
In his close looks at how systems function, the esteemed documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman favors the fly-on-the-wall style.
Puddled melt water likely primed this ancient edge of the Antarctic's Larsen Ice Shelf to rapidly disintegrate over just several weeks.
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 04 at 1:19PM PST