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Battle In Berkeley To Make The City A ‘No Drone Zone’

A battle over drones is taking place in the city of Berkeley. One side wants them overhead, the other side wants to declare the city a ‘no drone zone’.

04/18/2014

Four-alarm fire burning at Berkeley's Wooden Duck furniture warehouse.

5-Alarm Berkeley Warehouse Fire Caused $9M In Damages

A five-alarm that destroyed the warehouses of three West Berkeley businesses on Saturday night caused an estimated $9 million in damage, Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said Thursday.

04/17/2014

Head coach Cuonzo Martin of the Tennessee Volunteers looks on from the bench in the first half against the Mercer Bears during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PNC Arena on March 23, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Cal Nabs Tennessee Head Coach To Lead Men’s Basketball Program

Martin replaces Mike Montgomery, who retired last month after six seasons in Berkeley. Martin went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee, including a 24-13 mark and an appearance in the regional semifinals of the NCAA tournament this season. He also was previously the coach at Missouri State.

04/15/2014

Flames, smoke darken the sky above warehouse fire in Berkeley.

5-Alarm Fire Destroys Furniture Warehouse In Berkeley

Firefighters battled a 5-alarm fire at the Wooden Duck furniture warehouse in Berkeley Saturday night and caused backups on I-80 as drivers slowed to see the huge blaze.

04/12/2014

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Berkeley Police Officer’s Union Makes Push For Tasers After Cop Assaulted

The head of the union that represents Berkeley police officers said Wednesday that a suspect’s alleged attack on an officer on Monday illustrates why officers in Berkeley need to have Tasers.

04/09/2014

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Man Who Tried To Take Berkeley Cop’s Gun Held On Attempted Murder Charge

A 41-year-old man is being held on suspicion of attempted murder, battery on an officer and other charges after allegedly trying to take a gun from a Berkeley police officer on Monday, police said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

Small Earthquake Hits Hayward Fault East Of Berkeley

A small earthquake hit along the Hayward Fault in the Berkeley area Sunday afternoon, according to the USGS.

04/06/2014

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cal Student With Measles Unknowingly Exposes Bay Area Residents To Disease

UC Berkeley and the Berkeley city health department have begun contacting people who may have come into contact with a student who’s been diagnosed with the measles.

04/05/2014

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Berkeley Couple Charged In Hatchet Murder Of ‘Noteman’ Bandit

A Berkeley man and his girlfriend were arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court Thursday on special circumstance murder charges for the hatchet killing of a man convicted years ago of using polite notes to rob businesses.

04/03/2014

Emily Davis was struck by lightning during a storm Monday in Berkeley. (CBS)

East Bay Woman Struck By Lightning While Crossing Berkeley Street During Storm

An East Bay woman was feeling lucky to be alive after being struck by lightning during Monday’s storm.

04/01/2014

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