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Possibly Suicidal Man Coaxed Out Of Cal Bears Storage Facility In West Berkeley, Placed In Custody

A possibly suicidal person who was locked in a Cal Bears storage facility in West Berkeley Wednesday afternoon was convinced to come outside and is in police custody, a police spokeswoman said.

08/06/2014

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Family Of Cal Football Player Ted Agu Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against UC Regents

Attorneys representing the family of former California football player Ted Agu filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Regents of the University of California.

08/04/2014

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California Considers Gun Restriction Law For Mentally Unstable People After Isla Vista Killing Rampage

California could become the first state to allow family members, licensed therapists and health care providers to petition a judge to take firearms from someone who has shown signs that they could harm others or themselves.

08/04/2014

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I-80 Off-Ramp In Berkeley Reopens Following Brush Fire

A section of Interstate Highway 80 closed Monday morning at the University Avenue off-ramp in Berkeley due to a nearby brush fire has reopened, according to the California Highway Patrol.

08/04/2014

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You Won’t Need Your Glasses To See Your Computer Screen With UC Researcher’s New Software

There is help on the way for anyone who has to wear glasses every time they look at a computer, or a phone. There is now some very smart software that could make things crystal clear.

07/30/2014

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Berkeley’s Homeless Tired Of Police Telling Them To Pack It Up And Move Along

Members of Berkley’s homeless population say they are upset that the city routinely forces them out of makeshift encampments only to relocate and then get kicked out again.

07/30/2014

Ralph Nader speaks at the Berkeley Main Post Office on July 28, 2014. (Save the Berkeley Post Office)

Ralph Nader Calls On U.S. Postal Service To Keep Berkeley Post Office Open

The U.S. Postal Service announced in 2012 that it planned to sell the building, in part because of a multi-billion dollar deficit it is facing.

07/30/2014

The East Bay Municipal Utility District water treatment facility stands in Oakland, California. (Photo by Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

East Bay Wastewater Districts, Cities Agree To Pay $1.5 Million Fine & Keep Sewage Out Of SF Bay

The East Bay Municipal Utility District, Stege Sanitary District and six cities have agreed to pay $1.5 million in fines to settle allegations they allowed raw or partially treated sewage to flow into the San Francisco Bay.

07/29/2014

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Armed Suspect Robs Man Of Backpack Near UC Berkeley Campus

A suspect who was armed with a gun robbed a man of his backpack in downtown Berkeley early Saturday morning, police said.

07/28/2014

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KCBS In Depth: UC Berkeley Student Draws From Own Experience To Improve Campus Safety, Prevent Sexual Assaults

California’s public universities will begin a new academic year in a matter of weeks, with a new focus on campus-related sexual assaults; how to prevent them and how to respond to them.
One Cal student is closely involved in the UC process for improving this aspect of campus safety.

07/28/2014

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