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Supreme Court of California courthouse (Coolcaesar/Creative Commons)

California Court Reverses Century-Old Racist Ruling Denying Bay Area Chinese Lawyer

The California Supreme Court righted what it called a “grievous wrong” on Monday, posthumously granting a law license to a Chinese immigrant whose application 125 years ago was denied solely because of his race.

03/17/2015

Missing. (CBS)

Missing Berkeley Teen Boy Found Safe

An at-risk 17-year-old boy who went missing Saturday has been found, Berkeley police said Sunday.

03/15/2015

Comedian W. Kamau Bell (second from left) at a meeting on racism in Berkeley on March 13, 2015. (CBS)

W. Kamau Bell’s Racial Profiling Experience At Berkeley Cafe Spurs Community Meeting

Hundreds turned out for a discussion on racism in Berkeley on Friday night, two months after comedian W. Kamau Bell was racially profiled at a café.

03/13/2015

(Zaytuna College)

America’s First Muslim College Gains Accreditation In Berkeley

A liberal-arts school in Berkeley has become the first Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States.

03/12/2015

(CBS SF)

Berkeley Liquor Stores Now Required To Install Surveillance Cameras To Deter Crime

Some Bay Area liquor stores will have to either install or beef up their video surveillance systems for a new effort to fight crime in Berkeley’s most troublesome areas.

03/11/2015

(Caltrans)

Big-Rig Spills Lumber On I-80 In Berkeley Causing Major Delays

The California Highway Patrol has issued a Sig-alert for westbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of University Avenue in Berkeley Tuesday morning.

03/10/2015

Bottles of Coca Cola and Pepsi soft drinks sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Pushing Nation’s First Soda Warning Label On Advertising

San Francisco could become the first city in the country to require warning labels on advertising for soda and other sugary beverages.

03/10/2015

A "Heart on a Chip" consists of heart cells derived from adult stem cells placed into a small silicone chamber. (YouTube/UC Berkeley)

UC Berkeley Researchers Develop Beating ‘Heart On A Chip,’ May Replace Animal Drug Testing

A breakthrough by researchers at the University of California at Berkeley that models the human heart could allow drugs to be tested without the use of animals.

03/09/2015

Library Exterior

Patrons At 2 Berkeley Public Library Branches Potentially Exposed To Measles

A person with a possible case of measles was at two Berkeley library branches last week and could have exposed library patrons to the highly contagious disease.

03/07/2015

(Black Pine Elementary School)

Tiny Genuises: Berkeley Elementary School Students Aim For Einstein World Record

While most of the East Coast continues to deal with snowy weather, one Berkeley school is making its own white-out to set a new world record.

03/06/2015

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