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6-Year-Old On Bicycle Injured By Car In Berkeley

A six-year-old child was injured after being hit by a car in Berkeley Monday afternoon.

06/16/2014

Steven Sanchez models an exoskeleton which allow him to walk. (Homayoon Kazerooni/Daily Californian)

UC Berkeley Researchers Build Exoskeleton For Paraplegics Allowing Them To Walk Again

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley are working to build an affordable exoskeleton to allow paraplegics to walk again.

06/12/2014

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2 Hurt In Berkeley Shooting

Berkeley police are investigating a shooting in the area of Russell and California streets Wednesday afternoon that left two people injured.

06/11/2014

A boys bathroom at Le Conte Elementary School in Berkeley. CBS)

Berkeley School District Changes Policy After Elementary Student Forced To Clean Bathrooms As Punishment

11-year-old Ishmael Perry said he was just an innocent bystander when a classmate at LeConte Elementary used bullying language in the afterschool program, but he was threatened with suspension. He instead chose to clean the school’s bathrooms for two weeks.

06/11/2014

Vernon 'Cody' Matthews. (Family Photo)

Search Underway For Missing UC Berkeley Student Hiking In Sierra

Search and rescue teams are scouring parts of El Dorado County for a UC Berkeley student who went on a hike on Friday and hasn’t been seen since.

06/10/2014

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Berkeley Residents Fuming Over Asphalt Plant’s Alleged Fog Of Toxins

West Berkeley residents allege an asphalt and cement mixing plant is violating terms of settlement made in 1999 and claim they are inhaling toxic fumes on a daily basis.

06/10/2014

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Drug Search Of Berkeley Home Sets Off Hazmat Scare, Forces Evacuations

Several homes were evacuated on Oregon Street in Berkeley and a block was closed for part of Friday morning due to suspected hazardous materials found by Alameda County sheriff’s deputies while serving a search warrant.

06/06/2014

Yuri Kochiyama print (dignidadrebelde/Creative Commons)

Yuri Kochiyama, Civil Rights Activist And Friend Of Malcom X, Dies At 92 In Berkeley

Civil right activist Yuri Kochiyama, whose photograph famously appeared in Life magazine cradling the head of Malcom X moments after he was shot, has died of natural causes in her Berkeley home.

06/05/2014

Queen of the Andes flower nears bloom at the U.C. Berkeley Botanical Gardens (U.C. Berkeley)

Flower Fans Expected To Flock To Berkeley For Once-A-Century Bloom

U.C. Berkeley will likely be bustling with botanists in the coming days as flower watchers await an extremely rare bloom of up to 30,000 flowers from a plant known as the Queen of the Andes.

06/04/2014

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Fire On Berkeley Commercial Building May Have Been Caused By Hashish Production

A one-alarm fire on the roof of a commercial building in North Berkeley on Wednesday night may have been caused by a hashish production operation, Berkeley, police said Wednesday.

05/28/2014

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