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The mayor and one councilmember in Berkeley, Calif., announced this week that they are partnering with the startup Neighborly and the Blockchain Lab at the University of California, Berkeley to attempt the first-ever tokenized municipal bond. They hope to make the process faster, cheaper, more ...
Elected officials in Berkeley, Calif., are reportedly exploring the launch of an initial coin offering (ICO) to raise funding for community projects. ... Under the initiative, the California city known for its liberal agenda would apply blockchain technology to public finance to fund programs such as affordable ...
About 100 demonstrators comprising union workers, UC Berkeley faculty and students rallied outside of California Hall on Wednesday, demanding that the University of California drop all charges filed against David Cole, a housing and dining services employee who was tackled and detained by UCPD on ...
The silicon Valley-adjacent city of Berkeley, California, is considering launching its own cryptocurrency in order to establish more financial independence from the Trump Administration. Business Insider first reported Wednesday that the city could become the first in the nation to hold an initial coin offering ...
Berkeley, Calif. -- A transit bus crashed into the front of a home in Northern California early Thursday morning, killing one person, according to CBS San Francisco. police say the AC Transit bus initially struck a red sedan at an intersection. The force of the collision sent the bus barreling towards the ...

And UC Berkeley behavioral health psychologist Heath Schechinger is pushing for even more. Polyamory (a form of CNM) was featured in the movie Professor Marston and the Wonder women. NPR tells us it's part of the "buzziest" shows on television, including one of Netflix's most popular shows, House ...
Investigators determined that the Honda was traveling south on California Street when it hit the AC Transit bus, which was heading west on Ashby Avenue, Berkeley police Sgt. Andrew Frankel said. Frankel said there's no stop sign on westbound Ashby Avenue, the direction the bus was traveling, but there ...
The city of Berkeley, California is considering launching an initial coin offering (ICO) in a stated effort to reduce its dependence on federal funding. The ICO would raise funds by selling digital coins that would be backed by government municipal bonds, according to Business Insider, which spoke to a ...
The City of Berkeley, one of the epicenters of liberal California, is considering a turn to cryptocurrency to reduce its reliance on federal funding in the Trump Administration. Berkeley would become the first city in the US to hold an initial coin offering (ICO) -- a type of crowdfunding campaign that's become ...
Editor's Note: While UC Berkeley supports and refers abortion services to students on campus, in spring 2017, the California Senate Committee on Health passed the "College Student Right to Access Act," or SB 320 introduced by State Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, which aims to require all California ...
Are you hunting for a new opportunity? Here are some jobs to apply for right now! By Bea Karnes, Patch Staff | Jan 23, 2018 3:31 pm ET. 0. The first month of 2018 is quickly drawing to a close. Did you put finding a new job at the top of your list of resolutions? This week's employment postings are chock-full ...
But, he said that Clark Sullivan and Adam Bredenberg, who joined the group before January 2017, can proceed with their claims that Berkeley unconstitutionally seized their property during the earlier evictions, failed to give them adequate notice and retaliated for their comments criticizing Berkeley's ...
Daniel Farber, a Berkeley Law professor and the co-faulty director of the school's Center for Law, Energy and the Environment, says Trump is eroding the essential structure of government, and that the effects are likely to be long-lasting. To function, government relies on the expertise of professionals whose ...
California is in a housing crisis. In Berkeley, we are seeing the rise of the "super commuter" become an increasingly normal phenomenon. Berkeley residents at all income levels are unable to find housing. Four UC Berkeley students (and sometimes more) need to cram into one-bedroom apartments ...
A UC Berkeley student is back in the Bay Area after having been arrested at a border checkpoint in Southern California. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Lilian Kim. Sunday, January 21, 2018 11:00PM. OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) --. A UC Berkeley student is back in the Bay Area after having been arrested at a border checkpoint in ...
Berkeley, CA -- Berkeleyans reduced enough energy over two years that it equaled taking 2,141 cars -driving a total of 25 million miles - off the road for a year. Berkeley's energy reduction - among residents, businesses, the City government and schools - were driven by regulations, incentives and ...

Berkeley, CA -- A robbery early Saturday morning on Durant Avenue in Berkeley was the second in a matter of seven hours on that street, police said. At about 2:50 a.m. Saturday, a person was robbed of cash by a male suspect who was with three or four other people in the 2500 block of Durant Avenue ...
Berkeley, CA -- Detective Jeremy Lathrop has been chosen as the Berkeley police Department's Officer of the Year. He was honored at a ceremony held earlier this month at the UC Theater. Lathrop is a member of the Department's Special Investigations Bureau. The narcotics and property crimes ...
BERKELEY -- A woman killed Tuesday morning when she was hit by a pickup truck while walking on Intestate 80 was identified by authorities Friday as Teresa Solis, 29, of Vallejo. The California Highway Patrol still does not know why she was walking on the freeway when she was hit by a pickup truck ...
Albany, Berkeley Year In Review 2017. ALBANY, Berkeley, CA --2017 is nearly in the books. While some people will be happy when this year is behind us, for others, it was momentous. Some of your neighbors got engaged or married, while others had a baby. Some graduated from college, or started ...
Capsules or suppositories can contain 1,000 mg of THC. (Medical patients can purchase 2,000 mg.) Both medicinal and recreational users will have to pay state Excise and local taxes, but holders of medical cannabis cards won't have to pay the 7.25% California sales tax. In Berkeley, medicinal users will ...
Berkeley, CA -- A woman was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Berkeley late Monday night, police said. Officers responded at 11:52 p.m. to a report of a collision between a vehicle and pedestrian in the 3100 block of San Pablo Avenue. The victim was taken to Highland hospital in Oakland with ...
"California Typewriter" is a love letter to local business, and an ode to the mechanical joy of typing in the analog age. Doug Nichol's documentary film, which was a 2016 film festival favorite, takes a thoughtful look at Berkeley's California Typewriter, a repair shop on San Pablo owned and operated by ...
Berkeley, CA -- Four University of California at Berkeley graduate students took home a $100,000 prize when they won a data science competition staged by a hedge fund, university officials said Thursday. Eric Munsing, Soren Kunzel, Jake Soloff and Allen Tang won The Data Open Championship ...
Oakland, CA -- Oakland police Tuesday said a man killed in a shooting Saturday night has been identified as a 30-year-old Berkeley resident, but his name is being withheld pending notification of his family. The man was found with gunshot wounds in the area of West Grand Avenue and Brush Street ...
A quantum computer, on the other hand, operates on quantum bits, or qubits, which are subatomic particles that can be zero and one at the same time, or anything in between. "If you go down to zero and a half or zero and a quarter," says Bert de Jong, who heads the computational chemistry group at the Lawrence Berkeley ...
A large poster of Kate Steinle was torn down at the University of California, Berkeley hours after students held a vigil to reflect on her life and mourn the acquittal of the illegal immigrant charged in her death. The Thursday night vigil wasn't without controversy; as some students spoke, others nearby chanted ...
"We rise in power and make a difference in the world due to what is best about human nature, but we fall from power due to what is worst," wrote Dacher Keltner, psychology professor and co-director of the UC Berkeley Greater Good science Center, in his book The Power Paradox. "The very experience of having power ...
Berkeley, CA -- A Richmond woman was arrested after police identified her as a suspect in two separate burglaries at gyms in Berkeley, police said. Andrania Yancy, 32, was arrested Thursday at her home on suspicion of burglary, identity theft, grand theft and possession of stolen property. Police said ...
Berkeley -- One California law raising the state minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023, and another setting up a retirement savings option for about 7 million private-sector employees whose jobs offer no pension or 401(k)-type plan, will significantly boost retirement income security for low-income workers ...
Dry desert regions are among many important centers for plant biodiversity in the state, UC Berkeley researchers found in a study published in October. According to co-author Brent Mishler, campus professor and director of University and Jepson Herbaria, the team of professors, students and staff ...
California is 120 years old. According to the Centennial Record, an encyclopedic history compiled by former California Monthly managing editor Verne Stadtman to mark UC Berkeley's 100-year anniversary, the University of California Magazine was launched in 1897 as an independent voice for Cal alumni ...
Hicks is one of nearly 150 women who signed a letter in October condemning what they called the pervasive culture of sexual harassment in California politics. The movement known as "We Said Enough" began as a general outcry. It has since evolved into a series of specific and disturbing allegations that ...
But does California really have the wherewithal to actually provide every woman, man, and child living within the state decent and affordable health insurance? It can be done, says Frank Neuhauser, a senior researcher for the UC Berkeley Institute for the Study of Societal Issues. But he also cautions that ...
It has an open floor plan, Bosch stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, hardwood and concrete floors - you'll know immediately that this beautiful residence was built with a thoroughly modern aesthetic. You'll rest easily, and pay lower utility bills, knowing that this townhouse was designed and ...
About 5 people from the former Here/There homeless encampment and other supporters set up their tents outside the former City Hall at Martin Luther King Jr. and Alston ways in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. We're protesting the way we are being treated, said Adam Bredenberg. They don't ...
Berkeley, CA -- A man was shot during a street robbery in Berkeley Tuesday night, according to police. He was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was treated and later released. police received calls from multiple people reporting gunshots at 9:32 p.m. The callers also said that a ...
Fire season usually peaks in October in California, when the dry summer heat still lingers and the winter rains have not yet arrived. Yet the unusual is becoming usual in California. "Fires in the winter months are uncommon," said Chief Daniel Berlant, assistant deputy director of Calfire. "But in the last ...
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"These things have big consequences," said Ken Rosen, chairman of the Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban economics at Berkeley's Haas school of Business. "It makes the decision of staying in California much more difficult," Mr. Rosen said. "It's already difficult, it's already expensive. This adds one ...
Berkeley, CA -- Four University of California at Berkeley graduate students took home a $100,000 prize when they won a data science competition staged by a hedge fund, university officials said Thursday. Eric Munsing, Soren Kunzel, Jake Soloff and Allen Tang won The Data Open Championship ...
"(marriage is) like getting a green card for California tuition," said UC Berkeley sophomore Emily. But marrying for citizenship requires proving the marriage's legitimacy through an exhaustive immigration process. By contrast, campus senior Alice, who also got married to receive in-state tuition, said she ...
Berkeley, Calif. - Free speech tensions are rising at UC Berkeley again with a Libertarian group on Monday suing the university amid claims the campus is refusing to recognize its student ... "University of California policies clearly and specifically preclude denying recognition based on political viewpoint.
The California project had to wait until the state's plant collections were digitized through the Consortium of California Herbaria; at UC Berkeley, the digitization was funded in large part by the National Science Foundation. Mishler and his colleagues included in their analysis almost 1,100 lineages ...
Today's introduction comes from Conor Dougherty, who reports on economics from the Bay Area. If California is going to solve its affordable housing problem, cities have to build up in single-family home neighborhoods. That was the conclusion of the Economists I interviewed for my recent story on Berkeley ...
Local Growth and Aggregate Growth," urban Economists Chang-Tai Hsieh of the University of Chicago and Enrico Moretti of the University of California, Berkeley contended that "[s]ince the 1970s, a property-rights revolution--what critics call Nimbyism, from 'not in my backyard'--has significantly reduced ...
A team of seismologists from UC Berkeley, the U.S. Geological Survey and the earthquake engineering Research Institute are using data collected on Mexico's earthquake early warning, or EEW, systems to inform the development of a system for the West Coast. Richard Allen, director of the Berkeley ...
Berkeley, CA -- police in Berkeley are investigating an assault with a deadly weapon incident that occurred Thursday. University of California police Department officers responded Thursday to the University's Tang Center regarding a student who was receiving treatment after he was attacked from ...
Today marks the first anniversary of the tragic Ghost ship fire in Oakland which claimed the lives of 36 people, including five from the UC Berkeley community: students Jennifer ... Alastair Boone was a California intern at the time and had been in the warehouse minutes before the conflagration broke out.


 

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