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Best Literary Landmarks In The East Bay

The East Bay has a number of literary landmarks from such illustrious writers as Jack London, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gertrude Stein, Phillip Dick, Irving Stone, Norman Mailer, Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg.



Smokers Fuming About Tobacco Ban On UC, Cal Campuses

Smoking and the use of all tobacco products are now banned at all University of California and Cal-State campuses. As expected, some smokers at UC Berkeley aren’t happy about the new restrictions.


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UC Berkeley Campus Cop Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Leg

A University of California Berkeley campus police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Tuesday morning as he prepared for work, according to a report in the Oakland Tribune.


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Occupy Cal Protesters Set Up Tents At UC Berkeley

Occupy Cal protesters have set up seven tents on Sproul Plaza on the University of California at Berkeley campus, according to a spokesman for the group.


Occupy Cal Protest on the UC Berkeley Campus on November 15, 2011. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Occupy Cal Protesters Stay Defiant, Police Yet To Take Action

A festive and calm atmosphere prevailed Wednesday on the steps of Sproul Hall at the University of California at Berkeley, where Occupy Cal protesters have erected about 15 tents.


Occupy Cal protesters at Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus, November, 16, 2011. (CBS)

Occupy Cal Campers Ignore Police Warnings To Leave

Occupy Cal protesters stayed overnight in tents at Sproul Plaza at the University of California at Berkeley campus again Tuesday night after repeated warnings by police to leave their encampment.


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Thousands Gather For Day Of Protests At Cal Campus

Dozens of students and faculty at the University of California, Berkeley gathered Tuesday for teach-ins at an outdoor plaza as part of a campus strike to protest tuition hikes and budget cuts.


Protesters march against tuition hikes at U.C. Berkeley (CBS)

2 Arrested In Combative UC Berkeley Protests Over Tuition Hikes

Two people were arrested on the University of California at Berkeley campus Thursday night during protests of the UC system’s proposed plan to hike tuition by as much as $10,000 per year.


Protesters march against tuition hikes at U.C. Berkeley (CBS)

UC Berkeley Classrooms Occupied By Tuition Hike Protesters

Police say that a demonstration involving dozens of student protesters who had occupied a building on the University of California, Berkeley campus has dispersed.