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Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Brain Cancer Warning Stickers Proposed For Cellphones Sold In Berkeley

Councilmembers Kriss Worthington and Maxwell Anderson have called for a city ordinance that would require every mobile phone sold within the city to carry a sticker “warning consumers of the risk of brain cancer.”

08/22/2014

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Berkeley Woman With Dementia Who Went Missing Has Been Located

Berkeley police say a 75-year-old woman suffering dementia who went missing Thursday night has been located.

08/22/2014

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Berkeley Police Investigating People’s Park Sexual Assault

Police are investigating a sexual assault that occurred in Berkeley Monday morning, according to the University of California Police Department.

08/20/2014

Grizzly Peak overlook in the Berkeley Hills. (CBS)

Man Dies After Plunging Off Lookout Point In Berkeley Hills

A 60-year-old man died in a fall from a popular lookout point on Grizzly Peak Boulevard in the Berkeley hills on Sunday night, a University of California at Berkeley police lieutenant said Monday.

08/18/2014

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Oakland Officer Hospitalized After Melee With Group Protesting Michael Brown Shooting

According to police, a group of protesters assaulted and injured the officer Friday night. The officer was taken to the hospital and later released.

08/16/2014

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Facebook Defends Decision To Donate $10K To Anti-Gay Utah Politician’s Campaign

Facebook donated $10,000 to the re-election campaign of a Utah politician who’s fighting to keep gay marriage out of his state.

08/15/2014

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Berkeley Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Brutal Knife-Attack On AC Transit Rider

A Berkeley man has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly stabbing a woman on an AC Transit bus on Monday night, authorities said Wednesday.

08/13/2014

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Customers Chase After Would-Be Laptop Thief From Business Near UC Berkeley

A man tried to run out of a Berkeley business with a laptop being used by a customer there on Monday morning but dropped it when other patrons chased him outside

08/13/2014

An elderly man was critically injured when he was struck by a truck in San Francisco's Noe Valley neighborhood on Monday night. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Driver Charged In Berkeley Crash That Killed Elderly Professor Was Legally Blind, May Have Been Eating While Driving

A driver accused of hitting an elderly professor in Berkeley in April was legally blind at the time, had no driver license and may have been eating food from a bowl, according to police.

08/06/2014

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