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New Ultra-Responsive Lighting System At UC Berkeley Can Sniff Out, Fix Stinky College Dorm Rooms

Greasy pizza boxes, layers of shower scum and several weeks worth of dirty laundry evoke classic scenes from a college dorm room. But now with a new technology being installed at Cal this week, those smells could be left out.

09/25/2014

A clerk stocks a shelf with soda at a convenience store. (Getty Images)

Beverage Industry Pours Money Into Campaign To Defeat Berkeley Soda Tax Ballot Measure

The American Beverage Association has donated another half-million dollars to fight a Berkeley ballot measure that would tax sodas and other sugary drinks.

09/23/2014

Second baseman Jeff Kent seen playing for the San Francisco Giants in 2002. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Former Giant MVP Jeff Kent Makes $531k Donation To Female Athletes At Cal

Former University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco Giant baseball player Jeff Kent has made a donation of more than $500,000 to his alma mater for a scholarship for female student-athletes, university officials said.

09/23/2014

A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash with a car in Berkeley. (CBS)

Bicyclist Dies In Collision With Car In Berkeley Intersection

A bicyclist that was hit by a car over the weekend has died.

09/23/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Students To Be Blocked From Enrolling Because Of Incomplete Sexual Assault Training

An Obama administration effort to combat violence against women, especially on college campuses, could keep some students at UC Berkeley from enrolling for the spring semester.

09/22/2014

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Richmond Teenager Charged With Stabbing Elderly Woman In Berkeley Carjacking Attempt

An 18-year-old Richmond man has been charged with attempted murder and attempted carjacking for allegedly stabbing an elderly woman in Berkeley on Friday afternoon, police said Monday.

09/22/2014

A bicyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash with a car in Berkeley. (CBS)

Bicyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries After Collision With Car In Berkeley Intersection

Berkeley police were investigating a serious accident involving a car and a bicyclist Sunday morning.

09/21/2014

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Elderly Woman Beaten, Severely Injured In Berkeley Attempted Homicide

An elderly woman was severely injured in an attack in Berkeley Friday afternoon.

09/20/2014

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

San Francisco To ‘Shame’ Property Owners Into Earthquake-Retrofitting Their Buildings

San Francisco will employ a new method of getting property owners to reinforce their buildings to better withstand earthquakes – shaming them into retrofitting their buildings.

09/16/2014

(L-R) Mary Louise Weller, John Belushi & Martha Smith in "National Lampoon’s Animal House" (credit: Everett Collection/Rex Features/Universal Pictures)

17 Of The Craziest College Courses Currently Offered

“Advance Sailing,” anyone? – Find some these interesting courses here in the Bay Area…

09/13/2014

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