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Berkeley High School administrator John Villavicencio discovered that a candidate for student government had hacked the vote in an effort to win the election.
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Megan Goldsby
April 11, 2019 - 8:31 am
A Berkeley High School student was disqualified from school elections after an administrator discovered conspicuous irregularities in the voting.
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San Pablo Park in Berkeley.
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Carrie Hodousek
March 19, 2019 - 12:08 pm
For the first time, there are surveillance cameras in a Berkeley park as city officials try to increase security and calm fears of violence.
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Berkeley has added a reference to city signs about the indigenous people from the Bay Area.
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Doug Sovern
March 12, 2019 - 2:08 pm
The city of Berkeley has unveiled the first of more than 30 signs at its borders that recognize the Ohlone tribe's often overlooked presence in the region.
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The Berkeley Flea Market at the Ashby BART station.
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Carrie Hodousek
March 08, 2019 - 12:48 pm
The long-standing Berkeley Flea Market plans to reopen this weekend after being closed for weeks due to financial problems.
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The 1951 Coffee Company only employs refugees and other immigrants who reached the U.S. through special programs at its Berkeley kiosk.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 27, 2019 - 4:11 pm
A Berkeley coffee company is making it easier for refugees to find work with a new kiosk near the downtown BART station.
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Bev, a robot barista, makes drinks at the Bbox cafe in Berkeley.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 23, 2019 - 10:30 pm
Everyone has heard about the future of driverless cars, but what about barista-less coffee shops?
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Store owner Diara Reid with a photo of her dad with then 17-year old Aretha Franklin, who he brought to Oakland for a gospel concert
Store owner Diara Reid with a photo of her dad with then 17-year old Aretha Franklin, who he brought to Oakland for a gospel concert
Doug Sovern
February 07, 2019 - 11:43 am
BERKELEY (KCBS Radio) -- For decades, Reid’s Records, a black-owned gospel record store on Sacramento Street in Berkeley, spread the good news of gospel music. But times, and tastes, have changed—and the owners know it. Over the years, sales have slowed to a trickle. But Reid’s is not just any...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 23, 2019 - 6:41 am
An anti-waste ordinance was unanimously approved by the Berkeley City Council Tuesday night, requiring businesses to charge customers 25 cents for disposable cups.
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Protestors at People's Park in Berkeley
Bob Butler
December 28, 2018 - 2:31 pm
UC-Berkeley had planned to cut down dozens of trees at People’s Park Friday but had to end the project early when protesters began blocking the trees.
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
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Doug Sovern
December 05, 2018 - 11:41 am
Officials in Berkeley are rethinking their wildfire evacuation strategy, modeled after the procedure used in Paradise, which was destroyed by the state's deadliest fire.
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