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UC Berkeley professor developed this earthquake early warning system for about $100. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Professor Builds $100 Earthquake Early Warning System

Could low-cost quake detectors become as common as smoke detectors in California homes? A professor at UC Berkeley said he built an alarm himself, for about $100.

09/10/2014

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15-Year-Old Skips Past High School, Jumps Into Junior Year At Cal

High school is not for everyone — certainly not for 15-year-old Sage Ryan who managed to skip it all together and is now entering as a junior at UC Berkeley.

09/04/2014

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Scientists, Politicians To Meet At UC Berkeley To Discuss Early Earthquake Warning System

Scientists and politicians planned to meet at UC Berkeley next week for a summit on developing an early earthquake warning system.

08/31/2014

View of counterfeit dollar notes seized by the Department of Criminology (Dirincri) during a presentation to the press in Lima on October 29, 2013. About four million dollars and 422 thousand Euros were seized by the Peruvian Police from a specialized criminal organization. AFP PHOTO/ERNESTO BENAVIDES (Photo credit should read ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Offers 2nd Opinion On San Francisco’s Proposed $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage

UC Berkeley researchers have given a second opinion on how raising San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 an hour would impact the city and its employment rate and they seem to think it’s a good idea.

08/27/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Says Early Warning System Proved Successful After Napa Quake

BART officials said on Monday that an early warning system currently in development stages worked perfectly just before Sunday morning’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck.

08/26/2014

Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

A protester sits in a street in front of police in riot gear as protesters attempt to block an entrance to the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find

Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?

08/22/2014

Ted Agu (Cal Athletics)

Family Of Cal Football Player Ted Agu Filing Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against UC Regents

Attorneys representing the family of former California football player Ted Agu filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Regents of the University of California.

08/04/2014

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Armed Suspect Robs Man Of Backpack Near UC Berkeley Campus

A suspect who was armed with a gun robbed a man of his backpack in downtown Berkeley early Saturday morning, police said.

07/28/2014

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KCBS In Depth: UC Berkeley Student Draws From Own Experience To Improve Campus Safety, Prevent Sexual Assaults

California’s public universities will begin a new academic year in a matter of weeks, with a new focus on campus-related sexual assaults; how to prevent them and how to respond to them.
One Cal student is closely involved in the UC process for improving this aspect of campus safety.

07/28/2014

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