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Kapor Center Breaks Ground in Oakland Building Vacant for a Decade

September 20, 2014 | 7:00 am

Kapor Center Breaks Ground in Oakland Building Vacant for a Decade

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Foundation hopes to leverage technology to achieve social justice and get more young people involved.

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Weed Fire Aftermath: Mill a Key to Town’s Recovery

September 20, 2014 | 6:00 am

Weed Fire Aftermath: Mill a Key to Town’s Recovery

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As town assesses damage, it’s looking to one of its biggest employers to reopen soon.

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Larry Ellison Steps Aside as Oracle CEO

September 18, 2014 | 2:45 pm

Larry Ellison Steps Aside as Oracle CEO

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After 37 years leading software giant, company co-founder will head board and hold top technology slot.

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What to Know About California’s New Groundwater Law

September 18, 2014 | 7:00 am

What to Know About California’s New Groundwater Law

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Why lawmakers and the governor acted, and what the new legislation means.

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Berkeley’s Colony of Spotted Hyenas to Close After 30 Years

September 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Berkeley’s Colony of Spotted Hyenas to Close After 30 Years

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A loss of funding has forced researchers to find new homes for the noisy and unusual animals.

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Give Cyclists 3 Feet, It’s The Law

September 17, 2014 | 10:43 am

Give Cyclists 3 Feet, It’s The Law

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Drivers now face a $35 fine if they don’t give bicyclists adequate clearance while passing.

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Native Americans File Police Brutality Charge After Giants Game Incident

September 16, 2014 | 5:44 pm

Native Americans File Police Brutality Charge After Giants Game Incident

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Pair cite their ejection by S.F. police from a Giants game on Native American Heritage Night in June.

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Berkeley to Look at Residential Permit Parking Citywide

September 14, 2014 | 8:00 am

Berkeley to Look at Residential Permit Parking Citywide

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The city hopes to learn from a study where it might make sense to expand the permit parking program.

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Field Poll: Support for Death Penalty in State Dips to Lowest Level in Decades

September 12, 2014 | 1:01 pm

Field Poll: Support for Death Penalty in State Dips to Lowest Level in Decades

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Survey finds 56 percent of voters want to keep capital punishment, compared with 34 percent opposing it.

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Salvaged Beach Trash Becomes Art in Berkeley Resident’s Front Yard

September 7, 2014 | 9:00 am

Salvaged Beach Trash Becomes Art in Berkeley Resident’s Front Yard

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Carpenter turned sculptor creates a whimsical world with baseball caps, rope and other washed-up junk.

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