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  1. UC Berkeley philosophy professor 'groped female assistant'Read the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Daily Mail

    UC Berkeley's star philosophy professor accused of groping female research assistant and watching porn at work in bombshell sexual harassment lawsuit Joanna Ong, 24, has filed a bombshell lawsuit against John Searle, 84 and the Regents of the University of California He later allegedly behaved inappropriately and asked her to sign into a 'Sugar Baby, Sugar Daddy' website on his behalf Searle, 84, groped Ong, a 2014 Berkeley graduate, in his office in July 2016, the suit, a copy of which was obtained by BuzzFeed News , claims. Ong was in one of Searle's classes when she was an undergraduate, and her graduate student instructor was Jennifer Hudin, who became 'something of a trusted adviser,' the suit says.

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  2. Vallejoa s rents are Bay Areaa s lowest, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... Zumper, which released the report. “It wasn't ranked as 28 out of 28 because a few cities were tied, like Berkeley and Burlingame both tied for 8th with a $2,350 one bed median.” The median monthly rent for a one-bedroom place in ...

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  3. Better Bathrooms for Berkeley's Biggest ParkRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... sink for handwashing, solar power, ADA, and security features. Total cost installed $52,000. Cesar Chavez Park is Berkeley's biggest. It draws tens of thousands of visitors each year. Other cities offer their waterfront visitors clean, decent ...

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  4. UC Berkeley chancellor improperly accepted free fitness benefits, probe findsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    UC Berkeley chancellor Nicholas Dirks gets an earful from student Giovanni D'ambrosia at a UC regents meeting. UC Berkeley chancellor Nicholas Dirks gets an earful from student Giovanni D'ambrosia at a UC regents meeting.

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  5. The Cultural Significance of People's Park - Now More Than EverRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... dy acquired, that the systemwide UC regents blew them off and wouldn't vote them any money to develop anything. The Berkeley administrators who bulldozed the housing in 1967 weren't afraid of the housing. They were afraid of

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  6. "Service Trips" Are ObsoleteRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... plants. Then I sat down on the bench at the top of the hill to empty the dirt out of my shoes. Next to me a U.C. Berkeley student was doing stretching exercises. I said "I don't understand why this bench was placed facing the wrong direction. Behind ...

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  7. Squeaky Wheel:The Nimbys of middle-earthRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Are Berkeley flatlanders living in the missing middle ? That's the term used by local architect Daniel Parolek to describe a range of housing types that fit between detached single-family homes and mid-rise apartment buildings. Just a glance at the logo of his website produces a flash of recognition because the flatlands are indeed caught between R-1 low- density neighborhoods and new construction along the commercial corridors, between one and two story houses and five story mixed-use developments, just like the diagram shows.

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  8. Cost-free Demands for Berkeley's New Mayor and CouncilRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The "Pathways Project", Berkeley's proposal to address homelessness, has some obvious faults. It isn't, for instance, the campground Berkeley so obviously needs for anybody passing through who just wants to tent for a few days and check the place out.

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  9. Stability FirstRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The body of a homeless woman was found on a Saturday near Berkeley High School. She appears to have died of exposure.

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  10. Our Opinion: Town Meeting Reps should sink Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Switzerland, on discrimination against indigenous populations in the Americas. Fourteen years later, activists in Berkeley, Calif., convinced the Berkeley City Council to declare Oct. 12 a "Day of Solidarity with Indigenous People." Since then, ...

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  11. State Senator Skinner targets Berkeley's zoning lawsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    ... from meeting to meeting and website to website purporting to represent all five groups. The news item here is that Berkeley's own State Senator, Nancy Skinner, is now carrying water for YIMBY/BARF , if we're to believe what's tweeted by one Brian ...

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  12. Official: Wyking Jones is the new Cal Men's Basketball coachRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | California Golden Blogs

    ... basketball minds in the game. Ultimately, we came back to where we started and found what we wanted right here in Berkeley. "Wyking exudes all of the characteristics we want in a head coach," Williams added. "He is a person of high character who ...

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  13. Berkeley briefs: St. Mary's High presents 'High School Musical'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    A sign marks the city limits of Berkeley, Calif., photographed Monday, March 7, 2016. Shows are at 7 p.m. March 30, 31, and April 1, 7, and 8, with a 2 p.m. matinee on April 9. All ages welcome and tickets are $12 each, available online in advance through Brown Paper Tickets, or at the door .

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  14. glassybaby Debuts Votive for Seattle Sounders FCRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... . glassybaby are one-of-a-kind hand blown glass votives and drinkers made by glassblowers in Seattle, WA, and Berkeley, CA. glassybaby come in 400+ rich colors, each with a unique name like "joy," "hope," "gratitude," "roots," and "home." glassybaby ...

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  15. Eatsa Is Being Sued Because Blind People Can't Eat ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sfist

    ... to blind customers." Eatsa's seven national locations - two each in San Francisco, New York, and D.C., and one in Berkeley - reimagined the 1950's automat with modern technology and healthy quinoa bowls and salads, allowing online orders via ...

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  16. Octogenarian Couple Donates $10 Million Insect CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... about any appearance of preferential treatment. Eventually he left for a PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, though not before singing the school's praises to Lois. She wanted her own PhD. They both earned their Ph.D.s in entomology. ASU ...

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  17. Renowned UC Berkeley Professor Accused of Groping Assistant, Watching Porn at WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Journal

    The University of California-Berkeley has been slammed with another sexual misconduct scandal, and this time it involves one of their star professors, John R. Searle. Searle, 84, is renowned for his work in philosophy of language and of the mind.

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  18. Prowler sought by Berkeley policeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... and may have a deformity to his left hand, police said. Anyone with information about the man is asked to call the Berkeley police Property Crimes Detail at 510-981-5737.

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  19. Alt-Left Insanity: Trump Is Waging a War on a SomethingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    ... supporters. Now we're seeing it in the post-election environment as the left has rioted in Washington and twice in Berkeley, Calif., during the Trump era. They've also escalated their other attacks. Just yesterday, a conservative visit to the UN was ...

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  20. Climb the tower, speak your mind and roam the campus at BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... and graduate students on 178 acres. Odds are good on your tour, you'll also hear about the parking places that Berkeley reserves for its Nobel laureates. Check whether there's a museum exhibit or performance on campus while you're there. How much: ...

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