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  1. Cal Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | NBC Los Angeles

    Jodi Hernandez reports. Blake Wentworth, an assistant professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has been fired for allegedly sexually harassing four students, adding to the growing list of faculty and staff accused of sexual misconduct against students, employees or both.

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  2. Yucaipa Mom is Getting Tickets Meant for a Phantom DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    In an interview with NBC4, Angie Knobloch of Yucaipa says she's been receiving citations meant for someone else with a similar license plate. With a recent bump in state college tuition, we break down how you and your family can get an education without going broke.

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  3. UC Berkeley Named 'America's Best Value College': ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    Tuition might be expensive, but attending the University of California, Berkeley provides the most bang for your buck, according to a new Forbes report . The East Bay university topped the list of Forbes' "America's Best Value Colleges" list, which calculates what schools are worth the financial investment. 2 comments

  4. CA Bill Seeks to Limit Funding for Jails with ICE ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    A California Senate bill that aims to prevent jails from collecting some state grants if they have a contract with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement is drawing praise from immigrants' rights advocates and the ire of local law enforcement agencies. Senate Bill 630, if passed, would prohibit jails that lease space to "public and private entities" from receiving money set aside for expanding and improving jail facilities.

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  5. 21-Year-Old Woman Dies After Falling from Berkeley BalconyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    A 21-year-old woman on Sunday fell from a balcony in Berkeley and died, according to Berkeleyside and confirmed by the Alameda County Coroner's Office. A 21-year-old woman on Sunday fell from a balcony in Berkeley and died, according to Berkeleyside and confirmed by the Alameda County Coroner's Office.

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  6. Clashes at Trump Berkeley RalliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    Berkeley police on Monday continue to comb through video depicting violent and bloody melees that broke out over the weekend during opposing rallies featuring supporters and detractors of President Trump. As of Monday, at least 20 people had been arrested for their roles in the clashes, spotlighted by people exchanging punches, burning flags, spraying pepper spray and lighting fireworks.

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  7. Man Banned from Cal Libraries for Leaving Lice in TrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    UC Berkeley officials have banned an individual for a year from using campus libraries for wiping body lice off in public restrooms and leaving them in the trash. The man was repeatedly seen entering restroom stalls with paper towels and a trash bin, and leaving the used paper towels and lice in the garbage, according to an email sent to employees of the Recreational Sports Facility and obtained by the Daily Cal .

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  8. Trump Threatens to Defund Calif. Over Sanctuary State IdeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    President Donald Trump said he would cut off federal funding to California - a threat he also made about the University of California, Berkeley last week after a wild protest - if legislators vote to become a sanctuary state, he said Sunday in a Fox News interview just before the Super Bowl. Edward Lawrence reports.

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  9. Breitbart Editor's Speech Canceled Amid Protest at BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    The morning after violent protests at the University of California, Berkeley prompted the cancellation of a speech by a controversial Breitbart editor, the president of the United States took on the school - on Twitter. Sent at 3:13 a.m. on Thursday, Donald Trump wrote: "If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view - NO FEDERAL FUNDS?" UC Berkeley relies on many federal grants for research.

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  10. Protests at Cal Cancel Milo Yiannopoulos VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    The controversial Milo Yiannopoulos' speech at University of California, Berkeley met an early demise Wednesday as protesters got violent, breaking fences and windows, setting off fireworks, and throwing smoke bombs. The polarizing editor from Breitbart News is a self-proclaimed internet troll who has been criticized as racist, misogynist and white supremacist.

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  11. Artists, Community Call for Safety in Underground SpacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    As officials scour over the last of the charred wreckage from the Oakland warehouse fire that killed at least 36 people , questions are mounting over the future of remaining underground art venues and live-work spaces in the Bay Area. The Oakland warehouse, which functioned as a music venue, art gallery and living space without proper permits, was just one of many "illegal" sites serving the region's artistic community.

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  12. Cal Interfraternity Council Announces Slew of New RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Amid a rise in recent sexual assault reports near UC Berkeley and the announcement to cancel all Greek-affiliated parties indefinitely , the university's Interfraternity Council announced a slew of changes to combat any future acts of sexual misconduct. Interfraternity Council President Daniel Saedi said Saturday that all fraternities and sororities must engage in consent discussions and post a detailed consent sign on the front door of every Greek house so that all guests are thoroughly aware of what they are agreeing to upon entry.

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  13. No More Greek Parties at Cal After Sex Assault ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    That's the bold and voluntary decision made after a rise in recent sexual assault reports near campus by the Interfraternity Council President Daniel Saedi and Panhellenic Council president Divya Thomas, who announced the suspension of "all social events until we can reevaluate our risk management practices and care for those who have been affected," Saedi wrote on the council's Facebook page this week. Saedi realized the move would likely upset some, advising his 1,500 members in an email obtained by The Daily Californian that Gameday is on Friday, a time for traditional parties at many fraternities and sororities.

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  14. Berkeley Election Ballot Guides DumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    A letter carrier could be in serious trouble after allegedly dumping ballot guides in a recycling bin in Berkeley. LiLi Tan reports.

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  15. 200 California Firefighters Rally on State Capitol StepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Some 200 firefighters and supporters of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on Monday rallied for higher wages on the steps of the state capitol. Members of Cal Fire Local 2881, the union that represents 6,000 state employed firefighters who respond to brush fires and major emergencies up and down the state and calls for service in 36 of the state's 58 counties via contracts with local governments, marched blocks from their offices to the state Capitol.

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