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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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Berkeley Residents Peeved Over Mysterious Loss Of Thousands Of Public Library Books

Berkeley booklovers, retired librarians, council members and authors expressed discontent today at a news conference in front of the city’s library over the way library officials are weeding books from the library’s collection

08/13/2015

Scene of a multiple vehicle crash involving a school bus on Interstate 80 in Berkeley, August 10, 2015. (CBS)

Over 12 Students Injured In School Bus Accident On I-80

All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley have reopened Monday morning after a crash involving a school bus injured at least a dozen children, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/10/2015

A woman paints a spiral on a clay plate (credit: DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)

Best DIY Pottery In The Bay Area

The Do-It-Yourself, or DIY, mantra has swept this generation and enabled anyone to do anything. You can research, read, or even watch videos online to learn or teach yourself anything from learning computer programs, cooking, or working on your car, and for artists looking to stretch out their pottery creativity, the choices are boundless

08/10/2015

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

Burglars Swipe Computers From 9 Offices On UC Berkeley Campus

Campus police at the University of California at Berkeley are investigating a burglary that occurred at the school last week, involving 9 offices that had been broken into.

08/09/2015

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30-Year-Old Man Says He Was Raped While Unconscious In Berkeley’s People’s Park

Police at the University of California at Berkeley are seeking the public’s help to locate a person suspected of sexually assaulting a man sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

08/02/2015

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UC Berkeley Receives Funding To Boost Early Earthquake Warning System Development

The U.S. Geological Survey has awarded $4 million to four universities in the Pacific Northwest and California to boost the development of earthquake early warning systems.

07/30/2015

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