COVID Surge: California Starting To Lose Battle With CoronavirusCalifornia once stood as a model state during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now infections have been racing out of control for weeks, and California has routinely set new records for infections and deaths.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin Wins 65% Of Vote in Early ResultsIncumbent Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin won re-election Tuesday night in a landslide victory, according to preliminary results from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters
UC Climate Experts Warn California Wildfires, Extreme Weather Events Will Get WorseIf it seems like California's wildfires and weather are becoming more extreme, climate experts say they are, and, in fact, it's going to get worse. The orange and dark skies over the Bay Area may be a ominous sign of what will be in our future.
UC Berkeley, UCSF Researchers Post Preliminary Results Of Joint COVID-19 Antibody Test Kit StudyResearchers at UC Berkeley and UCSF launched a joint study of antibody test kits to examine potential immunity, temporary or otherwise, to COVID-19. Preliminary results can be found at covidtestingproject.org.
Ret. FBI Agent Arrested For Allegedly Taking $200K In Bribes Linked To Organized CrimeProsecutors said that from 2015 to 2017, while working on national security matters at the FBI's San Francisco field office, Babak Broumand received gifts and cash averaging $10,000 a month from a lawyer with links to organized crime.
UC Berkeley Postpones Commencement Ceremonies Due To Coronavirus PandemicAnnual commencement ceremonies with friends and families have been postponed for the graduating Class of 2020 at University of California at Berkeley, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sacramento State University Accidentally Admits 3,500 Waitlisted StudentsAdd Sacramento State to the list of universities that accidentally sent out welcome letters to students before final decisions were reached.
UC Berkeley Booted From U.S. News & World Best College List After Misreporting DonationsThe University of California at Berkeley lost its ranking on one of the nation's most renowned college ranking lists.
UC Berkeley Scientists Developing Mobile Earthquake ShakeAlert AppSeismologists at University of California at Berkeley are developing a mobile ShakeAlert app to notify Bay Area residents when an earthquake has begun.
Students Say UC Berkeley's All-Female Dorm Is Infested With Mice, BedbugsStern Hall is the campus's only all-female dormitory and residents say there is rarely hot water, washing machines are broken, and the rooms are infested with mice and bed bugs.
UC Scientists Hack Beer Yeast To Create THC, CBD - Active Chemicals Found In MarijuanaScientists have found a way to produce the mind-altering cannabis chemical known as THC, and its therapeutic cousin CBD, with genetically modified beer yeast.
Protesters Suspicious Of UC Berkeley Downing Trees At People's ParkA showdown was brewing at People’s Park in Berkeley, over some trees UC is cutting down. The university says its maintenance, but protesters don't believe them.
Stressed-Out UC Berkeley Students Can Hug A Llama During 'Llamapalooza'Stressed-out University of California at Berkeley students cramming for final exams will have a chance to hug a llama -- actually, six llamas -- as Llamapalooza takes place on campus Friday.
Berkeley Woman Dies In Collision With City VehicleA 70-year-old woman died in a collision with a city of Berkeley vehicle Friday afternoon, California Highway Patrol officials said.
'Free Speech Week' Planners Missed Deadlines For UC Berkeley Venue, SecurityOrganizers of the event dubbed “Free Speech Week” have missed repeated deadlines to reserve a venue and security at the University of California at Berkeley.