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7.0+ Magnitude Mega-Quake Possible In Berkeley Hills As Seismic Movement Links Calaveras, Hayward Faults

Seismologists now believe the Hayward Fault is actually a branch of the Calaveras Fault, meaning the faults have a much greater destructive potential in the case of a simultaneous rupture, potentially triggering a tremor stronger than the 1989 disaster.

04/02/2015

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Confusion Among Berkeley Retailers On Who Is Supposed To Pay New Tax On Sodas

They knew it was coming, but that doesn’t make Berkeley’s new soda tax any easier to swallow. Among retailers and restaurants, there is confusion about who is supposed to pay new 1 cent per ounce tax on sugary beverages.

04/01/2015

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Magnitude 2.7 Earthquake Hits East Bay Near San Pablo

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.7 earthquake has struck in the East Bay.

04/01/2015

South Berkeley neighborhood where mysterious booms have been reported. (CBS)

Mysterious Booms Keep Some Berkeley Residents Up At Night

Residents living in some Berkeley neighborhoods have been kept up at night over mysterious booms heard in the area over the past few weeks.

03/31/2015

Eloi Vasquez. (CBS)

Missing UC Berkeley Student, Soccer Player Found Dead In Los Angeles

The body of a UC Berkeley student who went missing after a party near the University of Southern California Campus has been found dead, KCBS has learned.

03/30/2015

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Animal Rights Activists Block Off Meat Department At Whole Foods, Berkeley

Animal rights activists used tape and other methods to stop customers from buying meat.

03/28/2015

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Berkeley ‘Hospitality Ambassador’ Caught On Camera Beating Up Homeless Man Who Was Later Arrested

A man employed as a hospitality ambassador by a Berkeley civic group was caught on camera beating a homeless man who was later arrested.

03/26/2015

Jasper Bagley (left) meets biologist Edward O. Wilson on the UC Berkeley campus on March 26, 2015. (UC Berkeley)

Bug-Obsessed Boy Visits UC Berkeley To Meet Hero, World’s Leading Ant Expert

Calling 11-year-old Jasper Bagley obsessed about bugs is not an exaggeration. He leads a bug club of 35 members in his Southern California hometown and has pet tarantulas and scorpions.

03/26/2015

Mei Fun, a 2-year-old pug killed by a kick to the head, according to its owner. (Facebook/Stephanie Lisi)

Jogger Kicks, Kills Dog That Ran Up To Him On East Bay Trail

An East Bay dog owner has been in tears for days after she says a jogger in Kensington viciously and intentionally attacked her 2-year-old pug, killing it with a swift kick to the head.

03/25/2015

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