UC Office of the President to shut down in response to Oakland protests

The University of California Office of the President in Oakland will be closed tomorrow and employees will work from home in response to the general strike organized by Occupy Oakland protesters, according to UCOP Media Relations Director Steve Montiel. The office is located two blocks from the intersection of 14th
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Man robs credit union in Downtown Berkeley

An unknown male suspect allegedly made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from the Berkeley branch of the Patelco Credit Union in Downtown Monday morning. At about 11:01 a.m., the Berkeley Public Safety Communications Center received a silent hold up alarm from the credit union — located at 2033
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UC Berkeley protest to join Oakland’s

Organizers hope that UC Berkeley students will take part in a campus walkout planned Wednesday as a show of support for protests in the East Bay. The walkout is expected to begin at 11 a.m. with students meeting in Sproul Plaza before leaving for Oakland, according to the Reclaim UC
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Due to recent earthquake activity and predicitons, REI has seen an increase in sales of emergency supplies.

Earthquake predictions trigger anxiety, fear in Berkeley community

As earthquakes continue to shake Berkeley and residents become increasingly anxious, fears have been intensified by several unverified predictions of an imminent major quake that have been circulating online. Over the last few days, Quakeprediction.com site owner Luke Thomas, who is not associated with the U.S. Geological Survey, has been
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Berkeley begins week with two more earthquakes

Two more earthquakes rattled Berkeley Monday morning, bringing the total number of earthquakes the city has seen since Oct. 20 up to 16. A magnitude 2.4 earthquake hit at 2:42 am Monday, followed by a magnitude 1.4 at 7:38 a.m. Monday’s quakes come after a magnitude 1.7 quake that hit
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The last few items sit on the mainly empty shelves of the Andronico's location on University Avenue.

Andronico’s branch on University avenue closes

One day after Renwood Opportunities Fund officially assumed ownership of the Andronico’s Community Markets franchise — completing the cycle started when Andronico’s filed for bankruptcy in August — the store on University Avenue closed permanently Saturday. With its closure impending, the store, one of four in Berkeley, was a husk
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