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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 $675,000 which is roughly $577/per square foot. More Berkeley information.

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2 hrs ago | East Bay Express

Three Great Corn Dishes to Try Before the Season Ends

When corn is in season, as it is now, fresh corn on the cob smeared with melted butter is such a lovely, classic thing, you really need to do something special to improve on it.

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5 hrs ago | News10.net

Refinery inspection bill protects 'trade secrets'Refinery inspection...

The state Assembly has advanced legislation that would allow government regulators to monitor oil refinery shutdowns in response to a fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery in 2012.

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9 hrs ago | Medical News

Researchers reveal how distinct areas of frontal lobes are critical for person's ability to learn

Until the last few decades, the frontal lobes of the brain were shrouded in mystery and erroneously thought of as nonessential for normal function-hence the frequent use of lobotomies in the early 20th century to treat psychiatric disorders.

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13 hrs ago | SFGate

Remastered Berkeley Craftsman pays homage to classic designs

The kitchen includes built-in wine storage and dark-stained cabinetry, while the dining area is illuminated by pendant lights, recessed lights and picture windows.

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16 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

Berkeley Planning Commission Approves Zoning Overlay to Save Historic Buildings

The District Zoning Overlay protects Berkeley's historic public buildings from commercial development.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Berkeley measure that would tax the distribution of sodas and other...

A November ballot measure in Berkeley that would tax the distribution of sodas and other sweetened drinks appeared headed for watered-down language after a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland on Friday.

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Inside Bay Area

Citywise: Oakland map shows seismically prone buildings

The nonprofit civic organization Open Oakland this week launched a website that maps many of the seismically unsound "soft-story" apartment buildings across town.

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Inside Bay Area

Berkeley commission backs downtown civic center district

Condos at the downtown post office? Burgers at the Veteran's Building Mall? A five star hotel at Old City Hall? Not likely if the City Council agrees with Wednesday night's unanimous Planning Commission recommendation to adopt a law that would preserve nine historic sites in civic center and guarantee that they serve the public.

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Contra Costa Times

Berkeley: Attack early Friday leaves one person in critical condition

One person was clinging to life and another person was behind bars Friday after a brutal early morning attack inside a Berkeley home.

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SFGate

Man in critical condition after Berkeley assault

BERKELEYSIDE: An assault in a senior living complex in downtown Berkeley left a man in critical condition , according to authorities.

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CIO

Scientists Create One Robot Brain to Rule Them All

Researchers are creating a single, massive repository of robot knowledge so machines around the world can learn from each other.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

This from Two Berkeley Liberals? SB1300's Poison Pill

Yesterday I got an urgent message from Terry Francke of Californians Aware, the Sacramento group which tracks transparency in California government, or more often the lack thereof.

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The Jewish News Weekly

New head of Brandeis in Marin ready for year of change

Peg Sandel grew up questioning religion, but it wasn't until she was a freshman at a Christian college that she decided to convert to Judaism and make Jewish learning her career.

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The Jewish News Weekly

'Inviting, inclusive, joyful, deep': Aquarian Minyan turns 40

As the sun slips behind the Golden Gate, high in the Berkeley Hills a group of 20 men and women, some past retirement age, others fast approaching it, sit in an open-air circle sipping wine and preparing to welcome the Sabbath Queen.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Science Daily

Flapping baby birds give clues to origin of flight

The origin of flight is a contentious issue: some argue that tree-climbing dinosaurs learned to fly in order to avoid hard falls.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Campus sexual assault: 'Yes means yes' bill clears California Legislature

Yes-means-yes should replace no-means-no as the standard for sexual consent -- or the lack of it -- on California's public and private college campuses, the Legislature decided Thursday.

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The New Zealand Herald

Fed Chair Yellen's assets up 8 percent during 2013

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's assets rose in value by at least 8 percent during 2013, raising their total to between $5.3 million and $14.1 million, according to her latest financial disclosure released Thursday.

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Patch.com

Four Arrested for Spray Painting on UC Berkeley Campus

Four people were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of vandalism after police said they were caught spray painting at the University of California at Berkeley campus.

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Green Car Congress

Hitachi begins joint research with MIT, U Michigan and UC Berkeley on ...

Hitachi, Ltd. has begun joint research with MIT, the University of Michigan, and the University of California, Berkeley aimed at using Transuranium Elements as fuel, and the development of Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors to use that fuel.

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Patch.com

Berkeley Soda Tax Opponents Say Ballot Language is Misleading

Opponents of a measure on the November ballot in Berkeley that would impose a one-cent-per ounce tax on soda drinks have filed suit alleging that the ballot statement for the measure is biased, misleading and false.

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