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Wide receiver DeSean Jackson #10 of the Philadelphia Eagles warms up before a game against the Oakland Raiders on November 3, 2013 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The Eagles won 49-20. ( Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Former Cal Star DeSean Jackson Cut By Eagles

The team cut the former Cal Berkeley star on Friday. He was coming off a career-best season in Philadelphia, leading the team with 82 catches for 1,332 yards and nine touchdowns.

03/28/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Berkeley City Council Votes To Oppose Crude By Rail Plan

The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a resolution that opposes plans by Phillips 66 to transport crude oil through Berkeley and other East Bay cities to a new refinery rail spur in San Luis Obispo County.

03/26/2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during the Berkeley Forum on the UC Berkeley campus on March 19, 2014 in Berkeley. Paul addressed the Berkeley Forum and focused on the importance of privacy and curtailing domestic government surveillance. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rand Paul Slams Obama, Others Over Spying During UC Berkeley Visit

Republican Sen. Rand Paul’s criticisms of President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures were warmly received on Wednesday at the University of California, Berkeley.

03/19/2014

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Matt Nathanson & Gavin DeGraw Hit The Concert Road

The pair hits the road this summer with a stop at the Greek Theater in June…

03/17/2014

Union Pacific railroad tracks in Berkeley. (CBS)

Man Hit, Killed By Union Pacific Train In Berkeley

The fire department received reports of a train hitting a pedestrian near the Berkeley and Albany border at 9:06 a.m., Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.

03/17/2014

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

Overdose Prompts UC Berkeley Co-Op To Go Drug Free

Next fall, UC Berkeley’s largest student cooperative will be a drug-free living space with an almost entirely new membership, the result of a massive settlement stemming from an overdose at the residence three years ago.

03/14/2014

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Phil Matier: Cal Reconsidering Hands-Off Policy With Student Co-Op After Overdose Settlement

A UC Berkeley student cooperative is reconsidering a permissive drug policy after a near million-dollar settlement with the family of Josh Gibson, a student, who needs around-the-clock care since he suffered an overdose at Cloyne Court in 2010.

03/13/2014

Union Pacific railroad tracks in Berkeley. (CBS)

Trains Carrying Fracked Oil Could Pass Through More Bay Area Cities, Report Says

Residents of Bay Area refinery towns have been fighting to keep the trains out. Now KPIX 5 has learned that many more local communities may also be at risk.

03/11/2014

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Police Believe Man Found Dead In Berkeley Apartment Was Murdered

Officers arrived at a Berkeley home and discovered the body of a man in his 50s Friday. His name has not been released.

03/01/2014

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Small 2.6 Magnitude Quake Shakes East Of Berkeley

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 was recorded near Berkeley Friday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

03/01/2014

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