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UC Berkeley’s Historic Campanile Celebrates 100 Years With Seismic Lights, Music Show

One of the oldest structures in Berkeley is showing off in style for its centennial anniversary.

02/04/2015

Children playing at school. (CBS)

Berkeley’s Measles Ultimatum: 21-Day Quarantine For Unvaccinated Kids If Outbreak Spreads

With the measles outbreak spreading fast, Berkeley has issued an ultimatum for parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

02/02/2015

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Dead Body Found Near Berkeley Walking Path Being Investigated As Suspicious Death

Berkeley police are investigating a body found Sunday afternoon near a walking path as a suspicious death, a police spokeswoman said.

02/01/2015

W. Kamau Bell

Comedian W. Kamau Bell Says He Was Racially Profiled At Berkeley Restaurant

W. Kamau Bell claims an employee at the Elmwood Cafe racially profiled him when she told him to “scram” while he was talking to his wife outside the popular Berkeley restaurant.

01/30/2015

iPhone Robbery

Caught On Camera: Brazen Robber Snatches iPhone From 83-Year-Old Outside Berkeley Apple Store

An 83-year-old man had just purchased an iPhone from the Apple Store in Berkeley when a man ran up, snatched it from his hands and dashed off.

01/30/2015

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Tuesday’s Roaring Navy Fighter Jet Over Berkeley Was Just A Pilot Saying ‘Hello’ To His Brother At Cal

The supersonic, low-flying navy fighter jet seen buzzing over Berkeley Tuesday afternoon was reportedly flown by the brother of a Cal grad student.

01/28/2015

Charles Townes. (UC Berkeley)

UC Berkeley Nobel Laureate, Laser Pioneer Charles Townes Dies At 99

Charles Hard Townes, a UC Berkeley emeritus professor who invented the laser and won the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics, died Tuesday at the age of 99.

01/28/2015

A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet from VFA-31 fly's a combat patrol over in Afghanistan on Dec. 15 2008. (cleared for release)(Photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon)

F-18 Supersonic Jet Fighter Buzzes Berkeley

An F-18 Hornet Navy fighter jet buzzed Berkeley Tuesday, and created quite the buzz on Twitter.

01/27/2015

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)

Newly-Enacted Sugary Drink Tax Forces Berkeley Dollar Stores To Replace Soda With Water

Less than three months after Berkeley voters approved a tax on sugary drinks, two ‘dollar’ stores have pulled sodas off store shelves.

01/27/2015

Refinery at Sunrise

Berkeley Lab Finds California On Track To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions To 1990 Levels In Five Years

California appears to be on track to reduce carbon emissions down to levels not seen in more than two decades, according to a new analysis from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

01/23/2015

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