Berkeley

UC Berkeley student and porn star 'Jeremy Long' (CBS)

Asian-American UC Berkeley Law Student Moonlighting As Porn Star

A UC Berkeley law student says he is passionate about representing his Asian roots in his career, but until he graduates that career is pornography.

02/24/2015

(Credit: Buena Vista Images)

Berkeley Considering 2-Year Ban On Drones

The Berkeley City Council will consider a proposal by the city’s Peace and Justice Commission Tuesday night to impose a two-year moratorium on drones.

02/24/2015

EnChroma CX sunglasses, which claim to fix color blindness (CBS)

Lab In Berkeley Accidentally Discovers Solution To Fix Color Blindness

For millions of Americans, a world without seeing color is reality. A solution for color blindness has been developed in a Bay Area lab.

02/23/2015

Misspelled Library Buttons

Spelling Goof By Button Supplier To Berkeley Public Library Helps Counterpart In Michigan

A spelling mistake by a company supplying buttons to the public library in Berkeley, California, is helping its Michigan almost-namesake city promote its own book services.

02/22/2015

Spelling Bee

Bay Area’s Top Spellers Compete For A Spot At The 2015 Regional Spelling Bee

Fifty will compete, but only one winner will go on to represent the Bay Area at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in Washington DC.

02/21/2015

(sweetiris.org)

Berkeley Family Raises Nearly $200,000 To Save Young Daughter With Rare Neurological Condition

A Berkeley couple has raised nearly $200,000 through social media to help their 6-year-old daughter who suffers from an extremely rare medical condition.

02/12/2015

(CBS News)

Simon Was ‘The Man’ At 60 Minutes – Berkeley Professor Explains What Made CBS Correspondent ‘The Best’

Lowell Bergman, a former “60 Minutes” producer played by Al Pacino in “The Insider”, remembers Bob Simon’s legendary career at CBS News.

02/12/2015

420 MD medical marijuana clinic. (CBS)

Prosecutors Allege Organized Crime Running Chain Of Northern California Medical Marijuana Clinics

The alleged owner of a chain of medical marijuana clinics faces criminal charges in one of the first cases of its kind in the state. Prosecutors said it’s a criminal enterprise, a prescription mill generating millions of dollars, with most of the money laundered and sent overseas.

02/12/2015

Berkeley City Hall. (CBS)

Berkeley City Council Places Moratorium On Some Police Tactics Against Peaceful Protesters

The Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.

02/11/2015

A 90-foot pine tree fell down on Thomas Vong's home in Berkeley on February 6, 2015. (CBS)

Storm Knocks Down 30,000 Pound Tree Onto Berkeley Home

The wind that whipped through the East Bay hills Friday evening did not just knock over a tree in Berkeley, it ripped it completely from its roots.

02/06/2015

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