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Panhandlers Arrested For Stabbing Bar-Goers In Berkeley

Two panhandlers were arrested for allegedly stabbing two bar-goers in Berkeley early Saturday morning, according to police.

05/05/2015

Intersection of Brookside and Claremont Avenues. (Google Streetview)

Quick-Thinking Neighbors Outsmart Teen Suspects In Robbery-In-Progress

Some quick-witted neighbors in Berkeley’s Elmwood neighborhood foiled a strong-arm robbery in progress with a bold plan straight out of an action movie.

05/05/2015

circa 1895:  Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835 - 1910) the novelist, who wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain.  (Photo by Ernest H. Mills/Getty Images)

Treasure Trove Of Mark Twain Writings Discovered In SF Chronicle Archives

Mark Twain fans have a new cache of writings to pour through, many of which are 150 years old.

05/04/2015

Protestors with the group "Lift Up Oakland" hold signs during a demonstration outside of Oakland City Hall on July 8, 2014 in Oakland.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Minimum Wage Rises To $12.25 An Hour; Ties Oakland For Highest In Nation

Starting Friday, San Francisco will join the city of Oakland in having the highest minimum wage in the nation as it increases its minimum wage from $11.05 to $12.25.

05/01/2015

The Campanile on the U.C. Berkeley campus. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gorgeous Time Lapse Captures Cal’s Century-Old Campanile Swallowed By Fog

And for those unfamiliar with the Campanile, it is the most recognizable building on the University of California at Berkley Campus.

04/30/2015

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Word Of Planned Student Brawl Prompts Police To Swarm Berkeley High School Campus

Police swarmed the Berkeley High School campus Wednesday after staff caught word of a brawl between students planned after school.

04/29/2015

Earthjustice bee

Weekend Magazine: Earth’s Lawyer, Book Lovers’ Dream, And Youth Speaks

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

04/29/2015

Screenshot of the petition to save the the view on Campanile Way on Change.org. (CBS)

Cal Students Petition To Block Construction That Would Block Berkeley’s View Of Golden Gate

Students and residents were circulating a petition on Change.Org to block the construction of an 18-story high-rise in Downtown Berkeley because it would obstruct “cherished” views of the Golden Gate Bridge from Campanile Way.

04/29/2015

Solar Panels

Feds Pledge $75M For Converting Solar Energy Into Liquid Fuel At Berkeley Lab, Caltech

Federal officials have pledged $75 million for the study of harnessing solar energy for fuel production at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology.

04/29/2015

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Devout Christian Horrified Over ‘Satanic’ 666 License Plate From DMV

A Berkeley woman loves her new car, but has a big problem with her new randomly generated license plates ending in 666.

04/24/2015

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