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  1. Oil and Gas Money in 'Green' California Politics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | NBC Bay Area

    You may not realize it when thinking about politics in environmentally conscious and "green" California but an 18 month long NBC Bay Area and Maplight investigation found the oil and gas industry paid $182 million to California politicians, PACs and political causes between 2001 and June 30, 2018. For the past year and a half, The Investigative Unit worked with Maplight, a non-partisan group based in Berkeley that tracks campaign contributions to uncover just how much money and influence the oil and gas industry wields in Sacramento.

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  2. Alleged NorCal Rapist, Two Victims Appear in CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | NBC Bay Area

    The Benicia man accused of victimizing at least 10 women in six Northern California counties was in court Monday, as were two of his alleged victims. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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  3. Study Eyes Climate Change Impact on National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | NBC Bay Area

    Focusing on the effects of climate change on national parks across the United States, researchers behind a new study released Monday indicated that over the past century average temperatures are increasing at twice the rate compared to the rest of the nation and yearly rainfall is decreasing. Pete Suratos reports.

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  4. Stanford, Cal Among Best Colleges in the Nation: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    The private institution on the Peninsula finished in seventh place on the list of best national universities, beating out the University of California, Berkeley, which settled in a tie for 22nd place. Princeton University grabbed the top slot on the best national universities rankings list, edging out Harvard University, according to the report.

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  5. Hundreds to 'Rise for Climate' in San Francisco, NationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    A number of activists are expected to march Saturday morning in San Francisco in what organizers call "the largest climate march the West Coast has ever seen" to demand action against climate change from elected officials. Supporters are expected to march with "Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice" from Embarcadero Plaza on Market Street to Civic Center where organizers will hold a rally with resource centers and music.

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  6. Berkeley is the Third Best City to Live in America: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    File image of UC Berkeley students walking through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. The city of Berkeley was ranked No.

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  7. Poet Tom Clark Hit and Killed by Vehicle in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Local poet and author Tom Clark died after being struck by a vehicle on The Alameda near Marin Avenue in Berkeley on Friday night, according to authorities. Clark, 77, was listed in stable condition after the collision around 8:40 p.m., but his condition worsened after he was taken to the hospital, police said.

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  8. East Bay Terror Suspect Pleads GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Family and friends of the young Berkeley High grad say he said some "foolish things" online, but is not a terrorist A young East Bay man, who federal prosecutors say spoke of unleashing a wave of violent terror attacks across the Bay Area, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization by opening multiple social media accounts for two ISIS sympathizers. Berkeley High School graduate Amer Sinan Alhaggagi, 23, entered the guilty plea in a federal courtroom packed with family members - almost a year after originally pleading not guilty last August.

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  9. Jury Finds 'Berkeley 5' Protesters Not Guilty of AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    An Alameda County Superior Court jury today found five protesters not guilty of misdemeanor assault charges that were based on allegations that they attacked a President Trump supporter at a rally in Berkeley last year. Terry McSweeney reports.

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  10. Police Concludes Search for Suspect in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Police were investigating a shooting and searching for an armed suspect Wednesday afternoon in Berkeley but later determined there's no more threat to public safety.

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  11. Berkeley RV Residents Taking Up Space at Restaurant LotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Two weeks after the city of Berkeley forced more than 20 RV residents off a stretch of Marina Boulevard, the parking lot where they were living sits empty. But the restaurant lot where some of them moved has now become an issue.

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  12. RV Campers Parked Illegally at Berkeley Marina Forced OutRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Monday was a very unwelcome moving day at the Berkeley Marina, where dozens of RV campers have been forced to move out from spaces they've been parked in illegally for months. Memorial Day was the deadline for the campers to leave, and police arrived early in the morning to enforce it.

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  13. Robots at UC Berkeley Take a Step ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Amid the swarms of students engaged in higher learning on the University of California, Berkeley campus, student Ajay Tanwani's attention was fixed on the pint-sized figure in the middle of his basement laboratory trying to figure out the difference between a screwdriver and a roll of electrical tape. The figure - a plastic robot about waist high - eventually reached down and plucked a screwdriver from a clutter of items and deposited it in one of a row of boxes, each marked with a code.

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  14. Kamala Harris cancels Berkeley Graduation Speech in ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Senator Kamala Harris canceled her keynote address at the University of California Berkeley graduation Saturday in support of UC workers, who were on strike. Christie Smith reports.

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  15. Family Dispute Prompts Shelter-in-Place in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Berkeley police have issued a shelter-in-place order on Acton Street, between Channing and Bancroft ways.

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  16. Berkeley Police Attempt to Identify Thieves Caught on CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    The Berkeley Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects who stole a laptop on Monday afternoon in Berkeley. Video curtesy of: Berkeley Police Department The Berkeley Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects involved in a laptop theft Monday afternoon.

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  17. Transient Arrested For Caustic Chemical Attack in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    A transient was arrested for allegedly throwing industrial cleaning chemicals at a University of California at Berkeley employee in Wheeler Hall earlier this month. Berkeley police arrested William Kearney, 62, after he wandered into the department on Saturday, according to university police Sgt.

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  18. Deals and Events in Honor of National Grilled Cheese DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Thursday marks National Grilled Cheese Day, and many Bay Area restaurants and caterers are revving up deals and events to celebrate the sandwiches' cheesy goodness all month long. Food trucks will be gathering at at SoMa Street Food Park on Saturday, April 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will feature all sorts of grilled cheeses, a DJ and plenty of craft beer.

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  19. AC Transit to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Line ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    AC Transit's Board of Directors will hold public hearings Wednesday to hear from riders before the transport operator rolls out a new program that could impact around 170,000 commuters. The Oakland-based transit company proposed lines changes to the Line F in Berkeley; Line L and LA in Richmond and Line E in San Leandro and Oakland.

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  20. Alameda County Supervisors OK Continuation of Urban ShieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | NBC Bay Area

    Demonstrators pack into an Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting to protest the continuation of the Urban Shield program. Alameda County leaders on Tuesday decided one of the country's largest first responder exercises, Urban Shield, will continue despite growing calls to shut it down.

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