The Berkeley Youth Alternatives Garden is scheduled to close due to lack of funding.

Due to lack of funding, youth internship program to close

Seaquins Young began working at the Berkeley Youth Alternatives Gardens at the age of 15. For Young, the program provided financial and emotional support as she completed her independent education through her pregnancy. Now, as a 19-year-old in the job market, she had no idea the program that supported her
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Magnitude 3.8 earthquake rattles Berkeley

A magnitude 3.8 earthquake shook the East Bay Thursday night, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 8:16 p.m. and was centered in Berkeley just south of the UC Berkeley campus, near Memorial Stadium — located directly on
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Earthquake magnitude 4.0 hits Berkeley

A magnitude 4.0 earthquake shook the East Bay Thursday afternoon, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 2:41 p.m. and was centered in southeast Berkeley at the UC Berkeley Clark Kerr Campus. The quake was originally reported to be
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Raymond Ma, a first-year undergraduate, rummages through free items in Campbell Hall. Campbell Hall is scheduled to be demolished due to seismic concerns.

Crowds grab free leftover goods from Campbell Hall

Thursday’s Free Day in Campbell Hall — a free-for-all for students, faculty and staff to grab whatever remained in the seismically unsafe, now-abandoned building — attracted more than 100 people and was punctuated by a magnitude 4.0 earthquake in the  afternoon. The Free Day began promptly at 11 a.m. and
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Fire’s legacy seared into memory 20 years later

If you ask Howard Matis what he was wearing 20 years ago Thursday, he will answer without a trace of doubt or hesitation — a soccer uniform. For Matis, the day started off like any other Sunday: He drove home from a canceled soccer game in San Lorenzo, not knowing
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UC Berkeley lags competitors in recovering costs of research

As UC Berkeley awaits a verdict on whether the federal government will pay a greater portion of its indirect costs of research this year, the campus finds itself at a disadvantage compared to private research universities. With state funds in decline, the campus has increased its focus on recovering the
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UC Berkeley grad nominated to federal court judgeship

President Barack Obama has nominated Los Angeles lawyer and UC Berkeley alumnus Paul Watford to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Watford, an Orange County native,  served as a clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski, who is now chief judge of the Ninth Circuit, as well as U.S. Supreme Court Justice
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UC Berkeley’s recreational sports facility could expand

Tentative plans for the expansion of the UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility — which would create a new recreational “wellness” center for physical and mental health on campus — could be put to a student vote as early as a referendum spring semester. The facility, which offers services to more
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