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(sweetiris.org)

Berkeley Family Raises Nearly $200,000 To Save Young Daughter With Rare Neurological Condition

A Berkeley couple has raised nearly $200,000 through social media to help their 6-year-old daughter who suffers from an extremely rare medical condition.

02/12/2015

(CBS News)

Simon Was ‘The Man’ At 60 Minutes – Berkeley Professor Explains What Made CBS Correspondent ‘The Best’

Lowell Bergman, a former “60 Minutes” producer played by Al Pacino in “The Insider”, remembers Bob Simon’s legendary career at CBS News.

02/12/2015

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

Prosecutors Allege Organized Crime Running Chain Of Northern California Medical Marijuana Clinics

The alleged owner of a chain of medical marijuana clinics faces criminal charges in one of the first cases of its kind in the state. Prosecutors said it’s a criminal enterprise, a prescription mill generating millions of dollars, with most of the money laundered and sent overseas.

02/12/2015

Berkeley City Hall. (CBS)

Berkeley City Council Places Moratorium On Some Police Tactics Against Peaceful Protesters

The Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.

02/11/2015

A 90-foot pine tree fell down on Thomas Vong's home in Berkeley on February 6, 2015. (CBS)

Storm Knocks Down 30,000 Pound Tree Onto Berkeley Home

The wind that whipped through the East Bay hills Friday evening did not just knock over a tree in Berkeley, it ripped it completely from its roots.

02/06/2015

The marquee at the Elmwood-Rialto theater in Berkeley hasn't been changed in months because of safety violations. (CBS)

Berkeley Theater’s Marquee Unchanged For Months After CAL-OSHA Worker Walking By Spots Safety Violations

A Berkeley movie theater in business for a century is stuck between a rock and a hard place after a CAL-OSHA worker noticed a theater worker changing the marquee without approved safety measures.

02/04/2015

(Curtiss Kim/CBS)

UC Berkeley’s Historic Campanile Celebrates 100 Years With Seismic Lights, Music Show

One of the oldest structures in Berkeley is showing off in style for its centennial anniversary.

02/04/2015

Children playing at school. (CBS)

Berkeley’s Measles Ultimatum: 21-Day Quarantine For Unvaccinated Kids If Outbreak Spreads

With the measles outbreak spreading fast, Berkeley has issued an ultimatum for parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

02/02/2015

Berkeley Police generic, police car, cruiser, patrol

Dead Body Found Near Berkeley Walking Path Being Investigated As Suspicious Death

Berkeley police are investigating a body found Sunday afternoon near a walking path as a suspicious death, a police spokeswoman said.

02/01/2015

W. Kamau Bell

Comedian W. Kamau Bell Says He Was Racially Profiled At Berkeley Restaurant

W. Kamau Bell claims an employee at the Elmwood Cafe racially profiled him when she told him to “scram” while he was talking to his wife outside the popular Berkeley restaurant.

01/30/2015

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