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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

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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

Camille Withuhn, a former UC Berkeley student, was last seen at the Golden Pines campground in Calaveras County on July 19, 2014. She is described as 5'10" with brown hair and hazel eyes. Withuhn has a tattoo on her left wrist and a scar on the left side of her neck. (Family Photo)

Former UC Berkeley Student Found Safe After Going Missing From Calaveras County Campground

A former University of California at Berkeley student who went missing while camping Saturday was found safe and sound, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

07/21/2014

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EPA Awards $200K In Grants To Bay Area Companies Developing Green Tech

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two Bay Area companies have each been awarded $100,000 contracts for the development of innovative green technologies as part of the agency’s Small Business Innovative Research program.

07/16/2014

Cal names H. Michael Williams interim athletic director, replacing Sandy Barbour. (photo credit: Mark Seelig)

Cal Taps Alum Michael Williams To Replace Barbour As Athletic Director

UC Berkeley wrestling coach and alum H. Michael Williams has been tapped to replace outgoing Athletic Director Sandy Barbour.

06/27/2014

A pregnant Alysia Montano runs in the opening round of the women's 800 meter run during day 2 of the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hornet Stadium on June 26, 2014 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

8 Months Pregnant, Cal Star Runner Competes In 800 Meters At U.S. Championships

A five-time national champion and former Olympian made headlines after running in the U.S. Track and Field Championships while eight months pregnant.

06/27/2014

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Cal Athletic Director Sandy Barbour Stepping Down

California athletic director Sandy Barbour will step down from her position effective July 15.

06/26/2014

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Malia Obama Favors UC Berkeley Over Stanford After College Campus Tour

Malia Obama toured Stanford University and UC Berkeley with friends last weekend while President Obama was delivering a commencement address to UC Irvine graduates.

06/26/2014

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