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Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley’s Pathways Program Includes Guarantees Of Higher Education For Students With C Averages

The City of Berkeley and Berkeley City College are joining forces as part of an ongoing effort to insure students have a pathway to college.

10/14/2014

Berkeley PD respond to calls of a man with a weapon and found this gun on University Ave. near 8th street (Photo credit: Curtis Kim)

Police Activity Briefly Shuts Down University Avenue In West Berkeley

Berkeley police briefly shut down University Avenue in West Berkeley Tuesday afternoon between 6th and 8th streets after police responded to calls of a man with a gun. While they found a weapon no suspect was found.

10/14/2014

BERKELEY, CA - OCTOBER 11: Defensive lineman Taniela Tupou #90 of the Washington Huskies rushes to recover a fumble by quarterback Jared Goff #16 of the California Golden Bears during the first quarter of their game on October 11, 2014 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Cal’s ‘Bear-Raid’ Offense Sounds No Alarm For Huskies

Cyler Miles threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns, Shaq Thompson returned a fumble 100 yards for a score and Washington overwhelmed California 31-7 on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Coca-Cola. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Bay Area Proponents Of Soda Tax Measures Battle ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Beverage Industry Money

The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.

10/07/2014

(Berkeley Police Department)

New Surveillance Video Shows Woman Slamming Elderly Woman To Ground In Berkeley

Berkeley Police have released surveillance video hoping it will lead to a suspect in an attack on an 85-year-old woman.

10/07/2014

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Sexual Assaults Reported On Same Day At UC Berkeley, Fraternity Member Arrested

Berkeley police said they have received reports of three separate sexual assaults last Saturday, at least two that occurred in fraternities at the University of California at Berkeley. A member of a campus fraternity was arrested in connection with one of the assaults.

10/03/2014

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Which Breed Is Best For You? Dog Decision Depends On Where You Live

What breed best thrives where you live? We asked the Humane Society Silicon Valley to help us match the town to the Terrier or the ‘burb to the boxer, the location to the Labradoodle, the county to the Collie… Here’s what they recommend.

10/03/2014

Cal Golden Bears new athletic logo. (CBS Sports)

Cal Women’s Field Hockey Players Threaten Lawsuit After University Gives Field To Football Team

Three members of the women’s field hockey team at Cal Berkeley are threatening to sue the university because it took away their field and decided to give a new field to the school’s football team.

10/02/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

Reports Of Sexual Assaults On UC Campuses Up By 50%

With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.

10/02/2014

Homeless Camp

Berkeley City Leaders Seek To Streamline Homeless Services

Berkeley city leaders began looking at how money is spent on homeless services on Tuesday after a recent report concluded it is not being done efficiently. The vision for a new system is a drastic change from the current approach.

10/02/2014

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