Eight earthquakes hit Berkeley over past several days

Since Thursday, Berkeley has been at the center of at least eight earthquakes. The first, and largest, was a 4.0 magnitude quake that hit just before 3 p.m. Thursday and was centered under South Berkeley, according to U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor was followed by three smaller earthquakes in the
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Magnitude 2.8 earthquake shakes Berkeley

A magnitude 2.8 earthquake — followed by a 1.3 magnitude quake — gently shook the East Bay early Saturday morning, causing little or no damage, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The agency reported that the quake struck at 12:06 a.m. with an epicenter in the Berkeley Hills. The second quake
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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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Demonstrators remain resolute in Occupy Berkeley protest

Ghostchaser, silver hair flowing from her rhinestone-adorned black cap, took long sips of her coffee while sitting among cardboard signs and sleeping bags in front of the Bank of America in Downtown Berkeley Monday morning. She does not get much sleep anymore since she has to worry about thieves breaking
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State prison realignment less of a burden on local counties

California’s dramatic prison realignment plan enacted this month appears to be less of a burden for the counties around Berkeley than in other parts of the state. An attempt to reduce prison overpopulation and rates of repeat offense, Gov. Jerry Brown’s realignment plan — which went into effect Oct.1 under
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Panel between city, campus to discuss sustainability

UC Berkeley students and community members will discuss possibilities for town-gown collaboration on pressing environmental issues next Wednesday in the second of three panels in a series aimed at promoting a consistent partnership between the city of Berkeley and the campus. J.D. Morris is the lead environment reporter. Correction(s):A previous
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