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Man Grabbing Young Girls At UC Berkeley Pool Before Swimming Away

An adult male suspect allegedly sexually battered several female children between the age of 9 and 13 while they were swimming at the Strawberry Canyon Pool on the University of California at Berkeley campus on Thursday afternoon.

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3 Bay Area Universities Ranked Best In World

The Center for World-Class universities in Shanghai took half a dozen factors into account including alumni and staff winning prestigious awards and the number of articles published in nature and science journals.

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Berkeley May Raise Age To Purchase Tobacco, E-Cigarettes To 21

Berkeley City Councilman Jesse Arreguin proposed Tuesday to ban the sale of tobacco to youths under 21, saying there’s been an alarming increase of underage tobacco use, including a large jump in the use of electronic cigarettes.

08/25/2015

This Geo Duchesne painting was stolen in front of Nellie Hill's home in Berkeley in January. The painting was recovered in early August. (CBS)

Prized Painting Stolen From Berkeley Woman Recovered

A Bay Area woman thought she would never get a prized family painting back, months after it was stolen right off her doorstep.

08/25/2015

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UC Berkeley Police Chief’s Loaded Gun, Diamond Ring Stolen From Car In Richmond

University of California at Berkeley police Chief Margo Bennett had her badge, department-issued gun and official laptop stolen from her car while she was jogging at the Point Isabel Regional Shoreline in Richmond on Friday morning.

08/24/2015

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Suspected Bike Thief Arrested In Berkeley

Police have arrested one suspect in a bike theft in Berkeley that started Sunday afternoon, police said.

08/23/2015

Construction crews place a chain link fence around Chancellor Nicholas Dirks' home on the UC Berkeley campus. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Students Criticize New Security Fence Around Chancellor’s Home

The University of California at Berkeley is putting up a fence around Chancellor Nicholas Dirks’ on campus house. While school officials are calling the fence a security measure, the project is under fire from faculty members and students.

08/20/2015

Acrobats from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey appear during Circus XTREME (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Check out the Polish Street Festival in Martinez or take in Circus Xtreme in San Jose. Jayn at Alice@97.3 has more things to do this week in the Bay Area!

08/20/2015

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Theater Chain Searching Patrons’ Bags Before Entering

Regal Cinema is posting signs at all their theaters warning patrons that their bags are now subject to searches before entering the theater.

08/19/2015

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Man Shot Near Berkeley’s San Pablo Park

Police found a male victim suffering from a bullet wound in the 1300 block of Russell Street.

08/15/2015

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