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A Year After Fire, Fundraisers Planned for Berkeley’s Tuolumne Camp

August 19, 2014 | 12:22 pm

A Year After Fire, Fundraisers Planned for Berkeley’s Tuolumne Camp

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Three events will mark the anniversary of the Rim Fire, which destroyed the beloved facility.

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With N. California Salmon in Peril, Feds Consider Water Releases

August 18, 2014 | 8:51 am

With N. California Salmon in Peril, Feds Consider Water Releases

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Agency reconsiders refusal to release water as native tribes warn a massive die-off is imminent.

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10 Things You Need to Know About Oakland’s Garbage Rate Increase

August 15, 2014 | 8:00 am

10 Things You Need to Know About Oakland’s Garbage Rate Increase

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When new contract takes effect next July, residents will see increases of up to 24 percent.

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Vandals Target Berkeley Park’s Memorial to Cesar Chavez

August 14, 2014 | 2:15 pm

Vandals Target Berkeley Park’s Memorial to Cesar Chavez

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Damage to site honoring late farmworkers’ leader may be part of battle over adjacent dog park.

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Stockton Police: Officers Killed Hostage in Bank Robbery

August 11, 2014 | 4:00 pm

Stockton Police: Officers Killed Hostage in Bank Robbery

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Authorities have said a suspect may have used victim as a human shield during July 16 shootout.

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Berkeley’s New LED Streetlights Not Going Gentle Into the Night

August 11, 2014 | 12:31 pm

Berkeley’s New LED Streetlights Not Going Gentle Into the Night

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Some residents like efficient new lighting, but critics complain the fixtures are too bright.

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Judge in Oakland Rules NCAA Can’t Stop Athletes From Selling Rights

August 8, 2014 | 3:59 pm

Judge in Oakland Rules NCAA Can’t Stop Athletes From Selling Rights

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A judge’s ruling opens the way to athletes getting payouts once their college careers are over.

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California Fire Update: Relief Comes With Progress on All Fronts

August 7, 2014 | 5:40 pm

California Fire Update: Relief Comes With Progress on All Fronts

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Light rain and an infusion of personnel and equipment help fire crews continue to gain momentum

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Homeless Stowaway Arrested Once Again at LAX

August 7, 2014 | 2:14 pm

Homeless Stowaway Arrested Once Again at LAX

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Woman, 62, had been ordered day earlier to avoid airport after repeated attempts to sneak aboard planes.

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Cremated Remains of Nine Jonestown Victims Found in Delaware

August 7, 2014 | 12:09 pm

Cremated Remains of Nine Jonestown Victims Found in Delaware

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Ashes were discovered in a former funeral home in Dover. Relatives are being notified.

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