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Meet Teri McKeever: Olympic swimming and university coach Special

Berkeley - On March 6, Olympic swimming and university coach Teri McKeever chatted with this journalist about her illustrious career as a coach. McKeever is the head coach of the women's swimming team at the University of California, Berkeley.

Op-Ed: CA Legal team says Employment laws are being broken by Uber/Lyft Special

Sonoma - Finally, the 21st Century arrives to the quaint town of Sonoma with the latest in "ride-hailing services." Or as they are officially referred to by the State Public Utilities Commission, "Transportation Network Companies."

Firebrand pundit Ann Coulter cancels UC Berkeley talk

Los Angeles - Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter on Wednesday canceled a planned appearance at the University of California, Berkeley, saying she had lost the backing of the groups that had sponsored her talk.

Groups sue UC Berkeley over Ann Coulter appearance

Los Angeles - Two conservative groups filed a lawsuit against the University of California at Berkeley claiming that a decision to cancel an appearance by the firebrand pundit Ann Coulter violated their right to free speech.

Berkeley reverses decision to nix speech by right-wing commentator

Los Angeles - The University of California at Berkeley on Thursday reversed its decision to cancel a talk by right-wing commentator Ann Coulter, offering a new date and venue for the event.

UC Berkeley headed for showdown with right-wing commentator

Los Angeles - The University of California at Berkeley appears headed for a showdown with right-wing commentator Ann Coulter after her planned appearance at the school was canceled over security concerns.

California city must pay for police cam videos needed for lawsuit

Oakland - A San Francisco Bay Area city has been ordered to pay for copies of police videos that could show misconduct during Black Lives Matter protests in 2014.

State could bar builders of Berkeley balcony that collapsed

Sacramento - California regulators could revoke the licenses of five contractors that worked on a Berkeley apartment complex where a balcony collapsed last year, killing six college-age students and injuring seven others.

No charges filed in balcony collapse that killed 6 in Berkeley

Berkeley - California prosecutors will not bring criminal charges over last year's fatal balcony collapse that killed six young people.

Op-Ed: Listener supported KPFA will have its annual holiday crafts fair Special

Berkeley - In a media landscape that is held by only a few conglomerates, it is reassuring to know that there are still some independent local media outlets out there. Among them is KPFA radio at 94.1 FM.

California balcony in fatal collapse was dangerously overcrowded

Berkeley - An apartment balcony that collapsed near the University of California campus here, killing six young people at a birthday party, was overcrowded well beyond its structural limits Tuesday when it gave way, Berkeley officials have acknowledged.

Missing Berkeley student was struck and killed on L.A. freeway

Los Angeles - A U.C. Berkeley student athlete who was the subject of a frantic search after he disappeared from a fraternity party in Los Angeles early Saturday has been found dead, authorities said Monday.

Op-Ed: Fox News' Bill O'Reilly mocks Berkeley's free medical marijuana

Berkeley - Displaying characteristically staggering (wilfull?) ignorance, Fox News blowhard Bill O'Reilly hosted a panel mocking a California city's compassionate decision to provide free medical marijuana to low and no-income residents.

Berkeley Council requires dispensaries donate cannabis to poor

Berkeley - A new amendment to Berkeley, California's pot laws requires dispensaries to donate 2 percent of their cannabis per year to the disadvantaged.

Miss Reese's 'Opus' Special

Vallejo - Rhina Reese loved music since she was “about eight or nine,” an interest that culminated in a desire to be a music educator.

One-year-old boy taken from Berkeley located safe and well

Berkeley - New South Wales Police have informed that a one-year-old boy who was taken from Berkeley, on the state’s south coast earlier today has been located safe and well.

Berkeley- Successful transfer of electrons through cell membrane

In what may well be a huge breakthrough, electrons have successfully been transferred across a cell membrane to an external acceptor along a defined path. Cell membranes are uncooperative things, and this is a major achievement.

Protesters at UC Berkeley Arrested

More than 40 protesters at UC Berkeley have been arrested Friday after they moved into Wheeler's Hall on campus. The protest is over the 32 percent fee hike that is university wide.

Marine Protesters and Counter Protesters In Berkeley, California, Again

Bikers roared into the town Berkeley California again in waves of 60 at a time and Chairman of Move America Forward, Melanie Morgan was there with them to show support for U.S Troops.

California Man Who Illegally Brought Teen From Portugal For Sex Found Dead

A California antique dealer who was found guilty of illegally transporting a minor into the United States for sexual purposes was found dead in his own home today. The cause of death is unknown, although foul play is not suspected.

Pink Witches & Wisdom Rituals - Not Enough

Code Pink thematic attempts have failed to boost the numbers of protesters at the Berkeley Marine Recruiting Station. So now, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat?

Confusion over how Berkeley brawl ended with fatal stabbing

Witnesses and Berkeley police agree that over the weekend there was a violent, confusing and alcohol-drenched argument that took place in a UC Berkeley parking lot.

CodePink Has A Sense Of Humor And An Air Of Ignorance

Amidst the practical jokes and pranks that are a part of many April Fool’s fanatics, CodePink joined the ranks by posting on its website that the Marines had caved to protesters and were leaving Berkeley, California.

The Financial Cost to Berkeley California For Their Anti-Military Stance

Berkeley California has been the subject of news for months since the City Council of Berkeley issued a resolution calling the Marines "uninvited and unwelcome intruders." They later rescinded that resolution, but what has it cost them?

Berkeley City Council Rescinds Anti-Marine Vote

It was a long day in Berkley California on February 12, 2008, with the pro-military Move America Forward organization, there to protest the Berkeley City Council resolution, which called the Marine recruiters,"uninvited and unwelcome intruders."

Op-Ed: The People's Republik of Berkeley

The Mayor of Berkeley, CA, has made an apology for the stance that the city counsel has taken against the Marine Corps. Given his earlier statements and the backlash that has come against the city, can he really be believed?

Exclusive: Melanie Morgan Talks U.S. Marines, the 'Uninvited and Unwelcome Intruders'

In an exclusive interview with this citizen journalist, talk show host Melanie Morgan discusses the situation in Berkeley, CA. where City Council set off a firestorm by passing a resolution calling Marine recruiters "uninvited and unwelcome intruders."

Chaos in Berkeley- 3 people chain themselves to the doors of recruiting office

On Tuesday, the city council of Berkeley,CA. voted for a resolution calling the military recruiters "uninvited and unwelcome intruders" and declaring that the office - which opened quietly in December 2006 - is not welcome in the city.

Berkeley Team Builds World’s Smallest FM Radio

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley have created the world’s smallest FM radio, made of a carbon nanotube. The radio measures one ten thousandth the diameter of a single human hair and can be used for cellphones to microscopic device

Op-Ed: Open content YouTube courses from Berkeley ushers in revolution

It’s probably fitting that Berkeley, the home of the 60s free speech movement, is the one to pioneer top line online education. This might be the only way to save education from the spreadsheets. Because it's clear that the political Teletubbies won't.
 

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 Fixed  is one of the films that will be featured at this year s Superfest  beginning on Nov. 14.
"Fixed" is one of the films that will be featured at this year's Superfest, beginning on Nov. 14.
Courtesy of Superfest 2015
Tapestries  textiles and much more will be part of the 45th annual KPFA Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair...
Tapestries, textiles and much more will be part of the 45th annual KPFA Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair this coming Dec. 20 & 21.
Beppe Sabatini, via courtesy of KPFA
TRAGEDY: Surveillance camera photo released by local police shows the gas station parking lot where ...
TRAGEDY: Surveillance camera photo released by local police shows the gas station parking lot where an 18-year-old black teen was shot and killed by authorities Tuesday night.
St. Louis County Police Department
Envelope Architecture and Design uses a minimal approach to its design concepts.
Envelope Architecture and Design uses a minimal approach to its design concepts.
Cesar Rubio, courtesy of Enevelope Architecture + Design
“We think drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft are employees  not independent contractors  say...
“We think drivers for companies like Uber and Lyft are employees, not independent contractors, says Nayantara Mehta, senior attorney at National Employment Law Project. It is based on the actual work they do. But TNC companies (like Uber and Lyft) continue to insist their drivers are independent contractors," she said.
Courtesy of National Employment Law Project
artist and potter-artesan Liz Russell at last year s annual KPFA Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair. This ...
artist and potter-artesan Liz Russell at last year's annual KPFA Arts and Crafts Holiday Fair. This will be the second year the fair will be at its new location at The Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA.
Beppe Sabatini, via courtesy of KPFA
A hardy band of Englishmen landed at Berkeley Hundred on the James River and held the real first Tha...
A hardy band of Englishmen landed at Berkeley Hundred on the James River and held the real first Thanksgiving. Captain John Woodlief and thirty-seven men sailed from Bristol, England, on the ship Margaret and reached Berkeley Hundred nearly three months later in December 1619. The first thing they did on landing ashore was give thanks to God.
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Wooly Rascals will be among the more than 200 artists  craftsman and artisans at the 45th annual KPF...
Wooly Rascals will be among the more than 200 artists, craftsman and artisans at the 45th annual KPFA Crafts Fair this coming December.
Beppe Sabatini, via courtesy of KPFA
A screengrab shows a balcony collapsed during a party in Berkeley  California.
A screengrab shows a balcony collapsed during a party in Berkeley, California.
Screengrab CBS News
ABOVE: An aerial view of a University of California campus in Berkeley  near where more than a dozen...
ABOVE: An aerial view of a University of California campus in Berkeley, near where more than a dozen people were injured during two Black Lives Matter protests on Telegraph Avenue in December 2014.
Dcoetzee/Wikimedia Commons

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