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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 | Inside Bay Area

Berkeley: Judge tones down soda tax ballot language

An Alameda County Superior Court judge has struck the words "high-calorie, sugary drinks" from the wording of a Nov. 4 Berkeley ballot initiative that would tax the distribution of sweetened beverages, finding the term to be "partial and misleading."


2 hrs ago | SFGate

How 15-year-old 'hacked' his way into UC Berkeley

Sage Ryan, who just turned 15, listens to speakers during last week's orientation for theater students at Zellerbach Hall.


6 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Is California in a megadrought?

California is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts in the past century, one that's led to fierce wildfires, water shortages and restrictions, and potentially staggering agricultural losses.


7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Judge orders changes to wording of Berkeley downtown initiative

An Alameda County Superior Court judge on Tuesday reworded part of a Nov. 4 Berkeley downtown zoning ballot initiative, after finding a reference to reduced height limits to be "not accurate," and the use of "significant" to describe new requirements for certain new buildings to be "not neutral."


7 hrs ago | Switched

Bed-Sharing Linked With Poor Sleep Quality In Infants, Study Says

A new study gives parents another factor to consider when deciding whether to bed-share.


11 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Flapping Baby Birds Provide Clues To Origin Of...

Image Caption: A nine day-old chukar chick righting itself using asymmetric wing flapping and rolling after being dropped upside down.


11 hrs ago | The Bold Italic

BART About to Get Slightly Less Filthy

If you're like me and feel the need to plug your nose and watch your step when entering a BART station, then your prayers have finally been answered thanks to a recent increase in BART funding.


14 hrs ago |

Experiential purchases more satisfying than material ones

Spending money doing things or buying experiences makes people feel a lot more happier than spending money on material things, a study says.


18 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

In earthquakes, alerts may turn machines into action heroes

The UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory issued an alert about the recent earthquake in California's Napa Valley 10 seconds before it struck.

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22 hrs ago |

Painter Rudolf Bauer to Be Subject of New Play at 59E59, TV Doc and NYC Exhibition This Fall

A new play, public television documentary special, and gallery exhibition will resurrect the life and work of modernist artist Rudolf Bauer, one of the 20th century's most important, yet nearly forgotten, painters.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

South China Morning Post

Parents must stop treating education as an arms race

Kelly Yang says in our manic drive to find the best tutors for our children, we've lost track of what truly inspires academic excellence Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school writing program for children in Hong Kong.


Kansas City InfoZine

How to Enjoy the Perfect Pear

My plate arrived bearing just the pear, presented whole, with a modest slab of Italian sweet Gorgonzola cheese beside it.



Stay in the East Bay for Art and Music this Fall

If you don't already live in the East Bay, your friends probably do, and it might be time to consider a move over the bridge anyway.


Medical News Today

Unlocking the brain's mysteries through study of damage to the prefrontal lobe

Until the last few decades, the frontal lobes of the brain were shrouded in mystery and erroneously thought of as nonessential for normal function - hence the frequent use of lobotomies in the early 20th century to treat psychiatric disorders.


Sun Aug 31, 2014

ABC News

How Robots Could Soon Learn to Teach Themselves

Robots that can learn how to do just about anything, including anticipating what their human owners are about to do, may be lurking around the corner if scientists at four leading research universities and several high tech companies achieve their goal.



Just in: Berkeley Residents Asked to Stay Inside, Police Searching for Suspect

The California Highway Patrol advising residents between Ashby Avenue and Russell Street in Berkeley to stay indoors while officers search for a criminal suspect.


CHP Advising Residents in Berkeley Nightborhood to Stay Indoors During Search

The California Highway Patrol advising residents between Ashby Avenue and Russell Street in Berkeley to stay indoors while officers search for a criminal suspect.


The News Journal

Anniversary: Mae L. Reidy Carter & Robert C. Carter

Mae, from a pioneer California family, graduated from UC Berkeley. She retired from University of Delaware as Assist Provost for Women's Affairs.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

Flapping baby birds reveal origin of first flight

A new study has revealed a piece of evidence about the origin of flight among earliest birds suggesting that birds had an innate ability to maneuver in midair that helped their ancestors learn to fly.


Russia Taday

'Soul of the sun' detected for the first time by scientists

Scientists have for the first time detected the solar neutrino particles forged in the sun's heart that are eventually emitted into the galaxy as light.



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