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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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3 hrs ago | 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.


7 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


SF Appeal

Pedestrian Struck By 38-Geary Muni Identified

A pedestrian fatally struck by a bus on San Francisco's Geary Boulevard early Monday morning has been identified as 22-year-old Berkeley man, according to the medical examiner's office.


Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Berkeley, A Look Back: As school opens, war clouds darken in 1939

On Aug. 28 1939, 75 years ago, just over 11,000 Berkeley children "returned to classrooms" in the public schools for the fall term.


Contra Costa Times

Alamo killer out on bail wins permission to travel

Moments after Michael Littman was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and two other felonies in the death of a neighbor with whom he feuded over a shared driveway, he was allowed to go free on bail, with conditions, by a Contra Costa judge.


Contra Costa Times

Berkeley/Albany: September means time to stroll Solano

The East Bay's largest free street festival will again take over the one-mile stretch of Solano Avenue between San Pablo Avenue and the Alameda in Albany and Berkeley from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept.

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Applications Being Accepted for Berkeley Housing Authority Commissioner

Mayor Tom Bates seeks to appoint a Berkeley resident to the Berkeley Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.


Gun Violence Restraining Order Legislation Passes Senate

The California Senate has passed a bill authored by Assemblymembers Nancy Skinner , Das Williams and Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson , which would allow for the temporary removal of firearms from individuals who are at risk for committing acts of violence.



Tight Spaces: Someone in Berkeley posted a Craigslist...

Someone in Berkeley posted a Craigslist ad for what is surely the world's tiniest rental .


The Times of Israel

In wake of war, leftist 'self-hating Jews' find a voice

A packed hall at Anyplace University. The audience, lulled into a syntactic stupor by the lecturer's academic drone, is unprepared for the evening's surprise performance.


New Scientist

Can open access publishing be a smart career move?

It can seem like a magic word is needed to get published in the top academic journals.


East Bay Express

Artistic Outliers

Oakland has been attracting a lot of national buzz these days for being an emerging hub of cultural and creative production.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Coastal Courier

Local man earns doctorate

Linnie L. Darden Sr. recently has been awarded his doctoral degree in professional counseling.


Business Wire

UC Berkeley Extension Invites Public to Free Lectures and Events

All events are free and open to the general public. UC Berkeley Extension presents these events each year as part of its mission to bring the educational excellence of the University of California, Berkeley, to the Bay Area community.



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