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Berkeley, California is located in Alameda County. Zip codes in Berkeley, CA include 94704, 94707, and 94705. The median home price in Berkeley is $649,000 which is roughly $541/per square foot. More Berkeley information.

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3 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Danville car enthusiast leads vintage car drivers worldwide on a journey of 1,000 miles

"We were just about seeing how fast you can go," he said of his passion for cars.

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7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Berkeley police log: Pedestrians again targeted for cell phones

At 11:40 a.m., a man, 58, parked his car in a red zone in front of a home in the 2700 block of College Avenue.

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12 hrs ago | Business Journal

Berkeley brewery to join the East Bay craft beer boom

Far West Brewing is ready to quench the East Bay's thirst for craft beer. The company is among the latest to join the craft brewery boom, with plans to open in West Berkeley.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Kashkari slams the 'too many Asians at Berkeley' bill

The recent legislative effort to restore affirmative action in public university admissions "should've been called the 'There are too many Asians at Berkeley' bill," Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari told several hundred Cal students Wednesday.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: Sides shape up for upcoming city election in 1939

A Berkeley municipal election was just one week off as of April 25, 1939, and the battle lines were drawn between the status quo members of the City Council and their picked candidates, and critics who wanted some variety of civic reform.

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Inside Bay Area

Berkeley: Celebration of celluloid at San Francisco International Film Festival

The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival is a perfect opportunity to engage in respectable voyeurism.

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Food Industry

Can industry-backed academic inventions spur increased innovation?

Industry-sponsored academic research leads to innovative patents and licenses, and may not skew science towards inventions that are less accessible and less useful to others, according to a new analysis.

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The Atlantic

Beer Notes From All Over, Starkville Edition

Here we see the on-draft menu from the Beer Garden in Starkville, Mississippi -- the kind of place where recently you might have expected to find Bud, Bud Light, and Corona.

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The Daily Beast

The Wonky Elite's False ProphetBy James Poulos

Thomas Piketty and his 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century' are white hot, but he's no 'Tocqueville for Today'-and he and his fan club have Tocqueville all wrong.

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Free Republic

Former Labor secretary Reich blasts Bundy

Former Clinton Labor secretary Robert Reich, now a prominent author and commentator, blasted Bundy on his Facebook page on Monday.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

SFGate

Sex offender arrested near UC Berkeley police...

A registered sex offender was arrested after he allegedly grabbed a child walking with her parents right outside the UC Berkeley police station, authorities said Tuesday.

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Science Daily

Brain size matters when it comes to animal self-control

Chimpanzees may throw tantrums like toddlers, but their total brain size suggests they have more self-control than, say, a gerbil or fox squirrel, according to a new study of 36 species of mammals and birds ranging from orangutans to zebra finches.

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Patch.com

Berkeley Mayor Proposes East Bay Regional Minimum Wage

Mayor Tom Bates is proposing that several East Bay cities, including Berkeley, join together to adopt a regional minimum wage.

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ABC7 KGO

Police: Man ordered dog to attack woman in Berkeley

University of California at Berkeley police are seeking a man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman at People's Park on Sunday night.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley: Man reportedly orders pit bull to attack woman at People's Park

A man reportedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman following an argument in People's Park on Sunday, authorities said.

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CBS Local

'Science Ignorance Is Pervasive In Our Society': Poll...

This image, showing the first all-sky microwave image of the universe soon after the Big Bang, was released by a team of astronomers from NASA and Princeton University on Feb. 10, 2003 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Scientists are disturbed from a new poll that reveals that a majority of Americans question the Big Bang theory.

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USA Today

Scientists explore possibilities of mind reading

At Yale University, researchers recently used a brain scanner to identify which face someone was looking about - just from their brain activity.

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Philly.com

Jet-setting college swindler back in Philly jail

PHILADELPHIA Jocelyn Kirsch, the jet-setting college swindler whose exploits as a high-flying identity thief earned her tabloid prominence seven years ago, returned to federal custody in Philadelphia, this time on a probation violation charge that could send her back to prison.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Battling for a safer Bangladesh

Workers sewing garments at a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17, 2013. American and European retailers and apparel brands committed to improving safety in Bangladeshi factories have divided into two sometimes feuding camps, a result that some say detracts from the overall effort.

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SFGate

Berkeley at war with itself over redistricting

It's a radical move for a city to file a lawsuit against itself, but when a majority vote of the council is ignored, or bypassed, it becomes a viable option.

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