kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Berkeley

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

You Won’t Need Your Glasses To See Your Computer Screen With UC Researcher’s New Software

There is help on the way for anyone who has to wear glasses every time they look at a computer, or a phone. There is now some very smart software that could make things crystal clear.

11 hours ago

Homeless Camp

Berkeley’s Homeless Tired Of Police Telling Them To Pack It Up And Move Along

Members of Berkley’s homeless population say they are upset that the city routinely forces them out of makeshift encampments only to relocate and then get kicked out again.

14 hours ago

Ralph Nader speaks at the Berkeley Main Post Office on July 28, 2014. (Save the Berkeley Post Office)

Ralph Nader Calls On U.S. Postal Service To Keep Berkeley Post Office Open

The U.S. Postal Service announced in 2012 that it planned to sell the building, in part because of a multi-billion dollar deficit it is facing.

19 hours ago

The East Bay Municipal Utility District water treatment facility stands in Oakland, California. (Photo by Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

East Bay Wastewater Districts, Cities Agree To Pay $1.5 Million Fine & Keep Sewage Out Of SF Bay

The East Bay Municipal Utility District, Stege Sanitary District and six cities have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to settle allegations they allowed raw or partially treated sewage to flow into the San Francisco Bay.

07/29/2014

Berkeley Police generic, police car, cruiser, patrol

Armed Suspect Robs Man Of Backpack Near UC Berkeley Campus

A suspect who was armed with a gun robbed a man of his backpack in downtown Berkeley early Saturday morning, police said.

07/28/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

KCBS In Depth: UC Berkeley Student Draws From Own Experience To Improve Campus Safety, Prevent Sexual Assaults

California’s public universities will begin a new academic year in a matter of weeks, with a new focus on campus-related sexual assaults; how to prevent them and how to respond to them.
One Cal student is closely involved in the UC process for improving this aspect of campus safety.

07/28/2014

pork dumplings (photo courtesy Great China restaurant in Berkeley's website)

Narsai David: Berkeley’s Great China Restaurant Back With A Vengeance

Our food and wine expert, Narsai David, is happy to welcome back Great China to the Bay Area’s restaurant scene after a devastating fire had shuttered them for a couple of years.

07/25/2014

US President Barack Obama Visits San Francisco | 06.06.12

Jump On Tomorrow: President Obama In SF Tuesday, Microsoft, Apple Earnings, Soda Tax, And Chevron Refinery

Getting a jump on tomorrow, President Obama arrives in San Francisco Tuesday night, and heads to Los Altos Wednesday; the Richmond city council meets about the refinery expansion, and another city considers a soda tax.

07/21/2014

Homeless Camp

Berkeley Removes Homeless Camp, Tents Reemerge Soon After

The City of Berkeley cleared out a homeless encampment of about a dozen people on Friday, following complaints about rotting food, animal waste, and rats. But moments after police left, some of the tents popped up nearby.

07/18/2014

(Getty Images)

EPA Awards $200K In Grants To Bay Area Companies Developing Green Tech

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two Bay Area companies have each been awarded $100,000 contracts for the development of innovative green technologies as part of the agency’s Small Business Innovative Research program.

07/16/2014

more