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An activist group known as "The Counterforce" protested in front of the Berkeley home of Google employee Anthony Levandowski and leafleted his neighborhood on January 21, 2014. (CBS)

Google Engineer Targeted By Protesters In Front Of His East Bay Home

While the Bay Area’s tech boom has sparked protests over rising rents and tech company shuttles, a group of demonstrators took things a step further by protesting outside a prominent Google engineer’s home.

01/23/2014

The National (credit: Jeremy D. Larson/Radio.com)

The National Announces North American Tour Dates

With a Berkeley stop, The National are ready to hit the road to support their album…

01/21/2014

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Held Up In Armed Robbery South Of UC Berkeley Campus

A male and female victim were held up in an armed robbery in Berkeley, south of the University of California at Berkeley campus early Saturday morning, UC police said.

12/19/2013

Notable Deaths 2013

UC Berkeley Remembers Mandela

Hundreds gathered at a memorial for Nelson Mandela at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza. Guests speakers recalled the university’s role in the struggle to end apartheid in the 1980s.

12/14/2013

Rideshare Diamond Lane

Detached Trailer Cleared From I-80 In Berkeley

All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley have reopened after a trailer detached from a big rig and blocked the slow lane of traffic Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

12/12/2013

President Kennedy Meets with Civil Rights Leaders

Pleasant Hill’s John F. Kennedy University Honoring Slain President On 50th Anniversary

Friday marks 50 years since President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, and the only university in the country bearing his name is honoring the slain leader at its Pleasant Hill campus.

11/22/2013

Cedric Dozier #37 of the California Golden Bears breaks up this pass in the endzone to Darreus Rogers #84 of the USC Trojans during the first quarter at Cal's Memorial Stadium in Berkeley

Agholor, Allen Lead USC To 62-28 Win Over Cal

Nelson Agholor had two of USC’s three punt returns for touchdowns and Javorius Allen scored three times on seven touches to help the Trojans beat California for the 10th straight time, 62-28 on Saturday.

11/09/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Berkeley Classmates Wear Skirts To Honor Teen Set Afire On AC Transit Bus

Students and teachers at Berkeley’s Maybeck High School wore skirts Friday in solidarity with a senior at the school who was severely burned while on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus earlier this week.

11/08/2013

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Suspicious Package Prompts Closure Of Busy Berkeley Street

A busy thoroughfare in downtown Berkeley has been shut down and some businesses evacuated Monday afternoon as a bomb squad investigates a suspicious package, a police spokeswoman said.

10/28/2013

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Berkeley PD To Change Policies After Wrongful Death Settlement

The wife and two sons of a man who was killed outside his home in the Berkeley Hills last year have reached a resolution of their wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Berkeley.

10/22/2013

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