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Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Comments Overheard From Angry Berkeley Residents About Police Using Batons, Tear Gas During #BlackLivesMatter Protests

“When did the people of Berkeley decide it was okay for the police to make our streets look like Beirut,” asked one man.

12/18/2014

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Noose Found Hanging From Tree In Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza; Likely Related To #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Oakland police are investigating a report of a noose found on a tree in Frank Ogawa Plaza on Tuesday.

12/18/2014

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Oakland Police Say They Did Not Know About Undercover CHP Officers At Demonstrations

akland police said they were not told that plainclothes officers from the California Highway Patrol were in the crowd last Wednesday night when one of them drew his gun on a group of surging protesters.

12/18/2014

Police said a couple sitting in their car were kidnapped and robbed by three men along Grizzly Peak Blvd. in Berkeley on the morning of November 27, 2014. (CBS)

3 Teens Charged With Robbing, Kidnapping Couple In Berkeley Hills On Thanksgiving

Three teenage suspects have been charged as adults for the armed robbery, carjacking and kidnapping of a couple sitting in a car at an overlook in the Berkeley hills early on Thanksgiving morning, University of California at Berkeley police said Wednesday.

12/17/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Servers Hacked, Compromising Personal Data Of 1,600 People

UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers who infiltrated campus servers and databases.

12/17/2014

Demonstrators gathered at the Alameda County Courthouse as part of 'Millions March' nationwide protest. (CBS)

Marches, Demonstrations Across The Bay Area As 1000s Join #MillionsMarch, #BlackLivesMatter Protests Across The Country

Bay Area protesters marched in lockstep with hundreds of thousands of people across the country who came out in the streets to denounce the police killings of unarmed black men Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

12/13/2014

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Plainclothes CHP Officer Who Pulled Gun On Oakland Protesters Remains On Active Duty

A CHP officer who pulled his gun on protesters in Oakland Wednesday night is still on active duty and his supervisor says it doesn’t appear that the officer did anything wrong.

12/12/2014

MARIN CITY - DECEMBER 03: Roadway flooding  just north of Sausalito Wednesday morning.(credit: Rochelle Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Complete Bay Area School Closure List: San Francisco, Oakland, Corte Madera, Novato, San Rafael, Berkeley, Fremont

Schools across the Bay Area are announcing closures in anticipation of a powerful storm moving in early Thursday morning, including all the schools in Marin County, San Francisco Unified schools, and Oakland Unified schools.

12/10/2014

Chopper 5 over protests in Berkeley on December 10, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Interrupt Talk By Peter Thiel On UC Berkeley Campus During Latest March, Vandalism Reported In Oakland

Protesters marched on the University of California, Berkeley campus and shut down a talk by PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel Wednesday night.

12/10/2014

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Hundreds Of Berkeley High School Students March To UC Campus For Michael Brown, Eric Garner Demonstration

Hundreds of Berkeley High School students gathered on the UC Berkeley campus to rally in support of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Many of the students were happy to have such a large gathering at the demonstration Wednesday.

12/10/2014

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