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Lawyers David Boies (L) and Theodore B. Olson (R)  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images  for American Foundation for Equal Rights)

Legal Rivals Tell Cal Grads How They Teamed Up To Defeat Prop 8

The two lawyers who teamed up to defeat California’s same-sex marriage urged future members of their profession to take a lesson from their unlikely alliance.

05/10/2014

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

Union Files Complaint In Death Of Window-Washing Custodian At UC Berkeley

A union representing service workers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a complaint with state authorities over the death of a custodian.

05/09/2014

Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Real Madrid against Mattia De Sciglio (L) of A.C. Milan during friendly match August 8, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York.  (Stan Honda/AFP/GettyImages)

Cal To Host Soccer Superpowers Real Madrid And Inter Milan At Memorial Stadium

Officials announced Friday that European soccer heavyweights Inter Milan and Real Madrid will be facing off at the recently renovated Memorial Stadium on July 26th. Kickoff for the contest, which will be broadcast internationally in more than 150 countries, is set for 3 p.m. local time, according to the Cal Bears website.

05/09/2014

A boarded up home is seen on April 6, 2011 in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Study Looks At Underwater Mortgage Problem, Supports Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan

The report, titled “Underwater America: How the So-Called Housing ‘Recovery’ is Bypassing Many American Communities” is a first-of-its-kind look at the magnitude of the underwater mortgage issue.

05/08/2014

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

Feds Release List Of Schools, Including UC Berkeley, Being Investigated Over Sex Assault Claims

The University of California, Berkeley is among 55 colleges and universities—big and small, public and private—being investigated over their handling of sexual abuse complaints under Title IX, the Education Department revealed Thursday.

05/01/2014

Andrew Hoeft-Edenfield

2nd-Degree Murder Conviction Dismissed In 2008 UC Berkeley Fraternity Row Fatal Stabbing

A judge Tuesday dismissed a Berkeley man’s second-degree murder conviction for fatally stabbing a University of California at Berkeley student near campus six years ago, ruling that his trial lawyer failed to provide him with effective assistance of counsel.

04/29/2014

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Oakland Man Arrested In Berkeley Baseball Bat Attack

A 23-year-old Oakland man is facing attempted homicide charges after what police describe as a violent exchange in the parking lot of a fraternity house near the UC Berkeley campus early Sunday morning.

04/29/2014

Dr. Jennifer Doudna executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (vcresearch.berkeley.edu)

KCBS In Depth: ‘Game Changing’ DNA-Editing Technology Booms In The Bay Area And Beyond

In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. In 2012, a revolutionary new “DNA scissors” technology was discovered at UC Berkeley by Dr. Jennifer Doudna and since then, it has exploded in popularity. KCBS In Depth’s Jane McMillan talks with Dr. Doudna, the executive director of the University Of California’s Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI), about how the technology works and its applications for the future.

04/28/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Feds Probe How UC Berkeley, Other Colleges Handle Reports Of Sexual Assaults

UC Berkeley is among more than 50 colleges being investigated for how they handle reports of sexual assaults on their campuses.

04/23/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities

The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.

04/22/2014

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