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27,000 Vote-By-Mail Envelopes Sent To Berkeley Voters Have Wrong Election Date

Alameda County officials want to remind voters that Election Day is Nov. 4 after the county’s registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, “Election Day is November 5, 2014” to 27,000 Berkeley voters.

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The front of an apartment building in the Marina District in San Francisco is ripped off 21 October 1989. (JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

Berkeley Earthquake Expert Links Fracking To Quakes On The ‘Tectonic Timebomb’

As the Bay Area marked the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, there was no shortage of reminders of the power of Mother Nature and the promise of other big quakes to come. KCBS In Depth spoke with Dr. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, who is working on an earthquake warning system.

10/20/2014

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Berkeley City Council Considers Banning Pet Restrictions For Tenants

The city of Berkeley is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from having any pet restrictions on their properties.

10/20/2014

The  Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity near the UC Berkeley campus. (CBS)

5 More Sexual Assaults Reported At UC Berkeley Fraternity; 9 Incidents Reported Around Campus In A Month

Five people were reportedly sexually assaulted at a fraternity house near UC Berkeley last weekend, making for a total of eight reports of sexual assault on or near the campus within the last month.

10/17/2014

(Berkeley Police Department)

Homeless Woman Arrested In Connection To Violent Berkeley Assault

An appeal to the public paid off for Berkeley police who arrested a homeless woman on Saturday for a violent unprovoked attack on an elderly woman in downtown last month.

10/15/2014

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley’s Pathways Program Includes Guarantees Of Higher Education For Students With C Averages

The City of Berkeley and Berkeley City College are joining forces as part of an ongoing effort to insure students have a pathway to college.

10/14/2014

Berkeley PD respond to calls of a man with a weapon and found this gun on University Ave. near 8th street (Photo credit: Curtis Kim)

Police Activity Briefly Shuts Down University Avenue In West Berkeley

Berkeley police briefly shut down University Avenue in West Berkeley Tuesday afternoon between 6th and 8th streets after police responded to calls of a man with a gun. While they found a weapon no suspect was found.

10/14/2014

BERKELEY, CA - OCTOBER 11: Defensive lineman Taniela Tupou #90 of the Washington Huskies rushes to recover a fumble by quarterback Jared Goff #16 of the California Golden Bears during the first quarter of their game on October 11, 2014 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Cal’s ‘Bear-Raid’ Offense Sounds No Alarm For Huskies

Cyler Miles threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns, Shaq Thompson returned a fumble 100 yards for a score and Washington overwhelmed California 31-7 on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Coca-Cola. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bay Area Proponents Of Soda Tax Measures Battle ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Beverage Industry Money

The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.

10/07/2014

(Berkeley Police Department)

New Surveillance Video Shows Woman Slamming Elderly Woman To Ground In Berkeley

Berkeley Police have released surveillance video hoping it will lead to a suspect in an attack on an 85-year-old woman.

10/07/2014

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