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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15:  Protestors block an entrance to the Oakland police department headquarters during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths on December 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. Over 200 hundred protestors blocked entrances to the Oakland police department and adjacent streets during a demonstration against recent grand jury decisions in New York and Missouri to not charge white police officers with the deaths of black men. Dozens were arrested.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

WHEN & WHERE: Bay Area Protests Planned Against Police Brutality For Nationwide Shut Down Day

Demonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.

04/14/2015

Ivan Rabb, a senior basketball player at Bishop O'Dowd in Oakland, announced that he was committing to the University of California, Berkeley on April 13, 2015. (CBS)

Star Basketball Recruit Ivan Rabb Commits To Cal

Ivan Rabb, an East Bay high school senior who is one of the nation’s top college basketball recruits, announced Monday that he will continue his career in the Bay Area.

04/13/2015

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

UC Berkeley Student Accused Of Recording Dorm Mates Inside Restrooms, Showers

A man was arrested on suspicion of recording students without their knowledge inside the restroom and showers of a residence hall at the University of California at Berkeley, campus police said.

04/13/2015

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Early Morning Berkeley Shooting Injures Two Men, Sends Stray Bullets Into Neighbors’ Homes

Two 20-year-old men were injured in a shooting in Berkeley Monday morning, according to the Berkeley Police Department.

04/13/2015

Homeless advocates stage a sleepover in Berkeley to show support for better treatment of the homeless. (CBS)

Protesters Sleeping On Berkeley Streets To Show Support For Better Treatment Of Homeless

Protesters from a number of faith groups pulled out blankets and pillows to spend the night on Berkeley’s streets Thursday night as a way to show support for better treatment of the city’s homeless population.

04/09/2015

UC Berkeley professor Philip Stark looks at Bermuda buttercup, a weed that is edible. (CBS)

Some Bay Area Restaurants Cooking With Weeds On ‘Wild Food Week’

Several Bay Area restaurants are taking part in “Wild Food Week,” serving meals made from weeds.

04/08/2015

Bay Area BikeShare

Bay Area Bike Share Program To See 10-Fold Expansion

The Bay Area Bike Share’s fleet of 700 turquoise bicycles, available for checkout at self-serve kiosks, will expand tenfold to 7,000 over the next two-and-a-half years.

04/08/2015

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Berkeley Neighborhoods See Sharp Increase In Home Burglaries

Residents in some Berkeley neighborhoods are on edge after a sharp increase in home burglaries.

04/07/2015

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley Mayor Joins Oakland, SF In Push To Boycott Indiana Over Religious Freedom Act

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates joined the mayors of Oakland and San Francisco in asking city officials and Bay Area residents to join the boycott against the state of Indiana in response to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

04/03/2015

University of California, Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Student Allegedly Sexually Assaulted In Dorm Room By Co-Worker

The student and the suspect met at a Bay Area company where the student was doing an internship, according to police.

04/03/2015

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