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  1. Student beaten unconscious at UC Berkeley residence hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 1 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    A student was beaten into unconsciousness by three men early this morning at a University of California at Berkeley residence hall, campus police said today. Officers got a call at 12:39 a.m. from witnesses regarding an alleged assault at Unit 3, a residence hall at 2400 Durant Ave., according to police.

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  2. Berkeley street hot dog vendor cited by police gets $87KRead the original story

    Monday Sep 25 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    A California street vendor who had his money confiscated for selling bacon hot dogs on a Berkeley sidewalk without a permit has received more than $87,000 raised by supporters. Rigoberto Matias on Saturday received a check for $87,921 from Martin Flores, who recorded a video of the Sept.

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  3. Crowds gather ahead of UC Berkeley right-wing rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 24 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Several dozen demonstrators who've gathered at the University of California, Berkeley, to protest a planned speech by Milo Yiannopoulos have been met by a similarly-sized crowd supporting the right-wing provocateur. Police are keeping the two sides separated Sunday at the university's Sproul Plaza, where Yiannopoulos has yet to appear.

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  4. Right-wing commentator plans to hold rally at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announced he is planning to hold a rally Sunday at the University of California, Berkeley, after a student group who planned a week of events with him pulled out, leading the school to announce the event was cancelled. Saturday's announcement only added to a confusing back-and-forth about the "Free Speech Week" event featuring right-wing firebrands.

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  5. UC Berkeley boosts security amid fears of political violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    WEBVTT rtDANA: RECENT POLITICALDEMONSTRATIONS HAVE TURNEDVIOLENT ON THE CAMPUS OF UCBERKELEY.IN FEBRUARY, RIOTERS HURrtLEDMOLOTOV COCKTAILS AT OFFICERS,SMASHED WIDOWS AND SET FIRES ONCAMPUS, CAUSING $100,000 WORTHrtOF DAMAGE.SO TOMORROW, SECURITY WITH BETIGHTENED FOR A FREE SPEECHEVENT WITH FrtORMER BREITBARTEDITOR, BEN SHAPIRO.BUILDING CLOSURES AND CLOSEDPERIMETER PARKING AREAS CLOSED INCREASED POLICE PRESENCE.

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  6. Free speech vs. safety debated after rallies turn violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    WEBVTT AT TIMES UNRAVELING INTOVIOLENCE AND IN SOME INSTANCESPRODUCING ARRESTS.rtEACH CORNER OF BERKELEY CIVICCENTER PLAZA CAPTURING THEESCALATION OF PASSIONATEFRUSTRATION.rtPOLICE FANNING OUT ACROSS CITYBLOCKS.SURVEILLANCE FROM THE SKY.rtOFFICERS EVEN IN HARD TO REACHPLACES.IN ALL, SEVERAL HUNDRED INUNIFORM FROM SURROUNDINGrtAGENCIES AS DEMONSTRATIONSESCALATE.AT TIMES, PROTESTERS INTErtNSELYAT ODDS WITH JOURNALISTS,CREATING A HUMAN SHIELD TOPREVENT SOME PEOPLE FROMDOCUMENTING.rtPROTESTERS SHOW THEY ARE GOINGTO DO WHAT THEY WANT, AND IFNECESSARY, BREAK THE RULES.WHEN OF THE BIGGEST MOMENTPOLICE WERE ATrt ODDS WITHDEMONSTRATORS WAS A BARRICADE INFRONT OF CIVIC CENTER PLAZA.HUNDREDS OF DEMONSTRATORSWANTING TO OVERTAKE THEBARRICADE BUT POLICE INrt RIOTGEAR INVENTED THEM FROM DOINGSO.BUT AFTER A LENGTHY STANDOFF THEPOLICE WITHDREW, ArtLLOWINGDEMONSTRATORS TO OVERTAKE THEBARRICADE.THE TYPE OF ... (more)

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  7. 'Alt-right' group cancels controversial SF rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Organizers of an alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held at Crissy Field in San Francisco said Friday they have canceled the event. The group, called Patriot Prayer, was going to host the Freedom Rally from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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  8. 'Alt-right' group cancels controversial SF rally canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Organizers of an alt-right rally that was scheduled to be held at Crissy Field in San Francisco said Friday they have canceled the event. The group, called Patriot Prayer, was going to host Freedom Rally from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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  9. Nat'l Park Service OKs alt-right rally planned for SFRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The National Park Service issued a permit Wednesday for a alt-right group to hold a rally at Crissy Field in San Francisco, and several counter protests are already planned, including one encouraging resident to leave dog poop on the field. The group called Patriot Prayer is hosting Freedom Rally San Francisco from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, as reported by NBC Bay Area.

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  10. Nat'l Park Service OKs right-wing rally planned for SFRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The National Park Service issued a permit Wednesday for a right-wing group to hold a rally at Crissy Field in San Francisco, and several counter protests are already planned, including one encouraging resident to leave dog poop on the field. The group called Patriot Prayer is hosting Freedom Rally San Francisco from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, as reported by NBC Bay Area.

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  11. California prison smuggling: Heroin in stamps, meth in soapRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The $15 million spent by California to thwart prison drug smuggling has generated mixed results, researchers found, as increasingly creative smugglers turned to tricks like concealing methamphetamine in a bar of soap or heroin under postage stamps. Drug use in the three prisons with the most intensive programs dropped by nearly a quarter after corrections officials increased their use of airport-style scanners, surveillance cameras, urine tests and drug-sniffing dogs three years ago.

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  12. Hundreds rally in Berkeley after Coulter talk canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Berkeley, known as the home of the free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday as hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting USA gathered in a park to protest a canceled appearance by conservative commentator Ann Coulter. University police erected barricades and refused to let any protesters enter the campus.

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  13. UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    University of California, Berkeley officials said Thursday they have a "grave concern" of violence on campus if Ann Coulter follows through on her threat to speak next week at the university. Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author.

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  14. UC Berkeley calls off conservative speaker for security reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Conservative speaker Ann Coulter's planned appearance at the University of California, Berkeley next week has been called off for security concerns. UC Berkeley officials said they were "unable to find a safe and suitable" venue for the Coulter, who was invited to speak by campus Republicans on April 27. In a letter to Berkeley College Republicans sent Tuesday, Vice Chancellor Scott Biddy said officials made the decision in consultation with campus police who determined they could not ensure the safety of Coulter, audience members or protesters expected at the event.

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  15. Elk Grove woman dies after falling from balconyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Paramedics were called Sunday to the building near the University of California, Berkeley campus after the woman reportedly fell from a third floor balcony, San Francisco television station KPIX reported . She was taken to a hospital where she died.

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  16. Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits BreitbartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been the subject of "a cynical media witch hunt" on Tuesday as he spoke after resigning as an editor at Breitbart News. Yiannopoulos opened his remarks to reporters by saying two men, including a priest, had touched him inappropriately when he was between the ages of 13 and 16. "My experiences as a victim led me to believe I could say anything I wanted to on this subject, no matter how outrageous," he said.

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  17. Questions of free speech loom after UC Berkeley protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Chaos that erupted at the University of California, Berkeley, to oppose right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was shocking not just for the images of protesters setting fires, smashing windows and hurling explosives at police, but because of where it took place. UC Berkeley is the birthplace of the free-speech movement and has been known for more than a half-century as a bastion of tolerance.

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