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Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

State Licensing Board Didn’t Know Contractor In Berkeley Balcony Collapse Paid Millions In Settlements

The construction company that built the Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapse killed six people nearly two weeks ago has paid out millions to settle numerous lawsuits alleging shoddy work.

06/29/2015

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2 Men Wearing Hoodies Shoot Man In Berkeley Robbery Attempt

A man was hospitalized after two men tried to rob him and ultimately shot him in Berkeley on Friday morning, a police lieutenant said Sunday.

06/28/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

Criminal Investigation Launched Into Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley said Thursday that her office will be conducting a criminal investigation into the balcony collapse in downtown Berkeley last week that killed six people and injured seven others.

06/25/2015

Entrance to a BART station in downtown San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Could BART Finally Reopen Its Bathrooms At Underground Stations?

The bathroom at the 10 stations have been closed since the September 11 terrorist attacks.

06/25/2015

Real people suffering from diabetes, tooth decay, weight gain, and other diseases related to soda consumption are starring in a remake of Coca-Cola’s iconic “Hilltop” ad.  (Change the Tune/You Tube)

Health Advocates Remake Iconic Coca-Cola Ad Into Serious Warning

A watchdog group is trying to shake up consumers’ perception of soda with a provocative new ad. It turns the famously sweet Coca-Cola “Hilltop” jingle into a sour reminder with a message about the sugary drink.

06/24/2015

A United Airlines plane comes in for a landing. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Berkeley Man’s Demands For Nuts & Crackers Diverts International Flight, Causes Travel Nightmare For Fellow Passengers

Police say a Berkeley man’s demands for snacks forced a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight to divert to Northern Ireland, causing many passengers to stay overnight in an airport.

06/23/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed at least 6 people. (CBS)

Dry Rot Confirmed As Cause Of Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse

A balcony that snapped off an apartment building and led to the deaths of six college students was supported by wooden beams that had been badly rotted by exposure to moisture, building inspectors in Berkeley said Tuesday.

06/23/2015

Whoopi Goldberg's home in Berkeley, listed for $1.275 million.(Photo courtesy MLS)

Whoopi Goldberg Sells Berkeley Home She Bought When She Was Still Caryn Johnson

Berkeley is losing one of its most famous residents. According to Redfin, Whoopi Goldberg just listed the home she bought back in 1985 for $1.275 million.

06/22/2015

Aerial view of collapsed balcony in Berkeley that killed 5. (CBS)

Building Inspectors Extra Busy After Deadly Berkeley Deck Collapse

Building inspectors are extra busy following a deadly deck collapse in Berkeley that sent 13 people plunging to the ground.

06/18/2015

Two men make a toast prior to drink a beer (credit: CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Spots In The East Bay For A Father’s Day Drink With Dad

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21 and what better way to celebrate this special day than having a drink with dad. While there are plenty of places to go in the East Bay, your father may already have a few spots in mind. But if you and dad are still undecided on a place, there’s no time to waste, especially if you want to have a meal along with your drink. Here are five of the best spots in the East Bay for a Father’s Day drink with dad.

06/18/2015

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