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1 hr ago | KQED
Berkeley residents who live in buildings with more than one unit will not be allowed to smoke inside beginning in May 2014.
What's the youngest age at which the death penalty should be applied?
When should animal testing be legal?
1 hr ago | The Miami Herald
Stage IV colorectal cancer was not part of the game plan that brought Michael Robertson from Fresno, Calif., to the White House.
2 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet
If you are looking for evidence that democratic decision-making is breaking down everywhere, not just in Washington, but even-god forbid-in formerly progressive Berkeley, you need look no further than two excellent pieces which appeared this week in local media.
6 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Robotics engineers have been increasingly turning to nature for inspiration recently, and a team from the University of California, Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University has looked to the antennae of cockroaches for developing a system that uses locomotion as a means of controlling the position of a passive sensor, according to their report in The ... (more)
10 hrs ago | East Bay Express
Severe economic segregation also is making it much more difficult for low-income residents to climb the financial ladder.
A general view inside California Memorial Stadium prior to the start of an NCAA football game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and California Golden Bears at California Memorial Stadium on September 14, 2013 in Berkeley, California.
Documentarian Frederick Wiseman, who's been making films for more than 50 years, tells stories by watching.
If you want to traffic in stereotypes, Elie Green, Ramona Rubin and Daniel Kosmal - the founders of Doc Green's, which makes healing cannabis ointments and lotions - look pretty much like what you might imagine when you hear, "Berkeley-based medical marijuana collective."
Cellist Maya Beiser. The Israeli musician performs in "Linked Verse," a fusion of sound and image that blends Japanese and Western styles of music.
Giving Santa Claus and his reindeer a military fighter jet escort on Christmas Eve amounts to manipulative military marketing aimed at defenseless young minds, a Berkeley, Calif., child psychologist says.
The Berkeley City Council has voted to approve a redistricting plan that includes a district that will be comprised mostly of college students.
It's not often one has reason to quote the Wall Street Journal, pointing to it as evidence that what you are doing is having an effect.
Above, the shawerma is served with tahini sauce and a homemade bell pepper and eggplant spread and comes with a mixed green salad.
The public will again have an opportunity to explore the creative process and shop for original, handcrafted items during the 23rd Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios.
Remember the fate of the old brick downtown Berkeley train station that I wrote about in columns earlier this year? Despite a last-minute citizen effort in 1938 to have the block north of Shattuck Avenue and Center Street bought by the city for a public park, private interests prevailed and the station was sold and torn down.
At 6:08 p.m., three men -- one brandishing a gun -- approached three people at Shattuck Avenue and Woolsey Street and stole a bag, a camera, a cell phone and wallet, before driving away in a gold-colored SUV.
U.S. cities are increasingly divided between the rich and the poor, hampering residents' ability to move up the economic ladder, according to a study released on Wednesday.
Freeze Warning for Alameda County was issued at December 06 at 1:12PM PST