Berkeley

12:44am

Mon December 29, 2014
Cops & Courts

Remembering the Millions March

Demonstrators amass at Lake Merritt
Darren Miller

On December 13th, thousands of people came together in Oakland as part of a national movement against police brutality. KALW producer Daniel Moore and photographer Darren Miller were there and made this audio slideshow to recognize the event.

7:11pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Cops & Courts

Mayor Tom Bates discusses the Berkeley Protests

Police Line, 12/07/2014
Dan Lurie

The Society of Professional Journalists' Northern California Chapter sent a letter to Berkeley officials today condemning the actions of police officers who allegedly used batons to beat photojournalists. We contacted Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and asked him about his perspective on what happened in the streets of Berkeley over the weekend.

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5:46pm

Mon December 8, 2014
Breaking

Peaceful protests in Berkeley take a turn

Protestors in Berkeley, CA
Annette Bernhardt Flickr

Demonstrations against police brutality and the criminal justice system are continuing tonight in the Bay Area, following a weekend of protests that resulted in violent clashes in several locations. Significant protests took place in Berkeley Saturday night, when demonstrators blocked a freeway onramp. At some point police responded with batons and tear gas. The Society of Professional Journalists Northern California chapter sent a letter to Berkeley officials today condemning the actions of police officers who allegedly used batons to beat photojournalists.

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5:45pm

Mon November 3, 2014
Politics

Two Bay Area cities are the latest battlegrounds in the soda wars

https://www.flickr.com/photos/fimoculous/

Soda is so tasty, but so not good for you. One can of coke has about 10 teaspoons of sugar, and too much sugar leads to obesity, diabetes and a host of other health problems.

Widespread diabetes compelled Mexico to pass a national tax on sugary soft drinks last year, but in the U.S. it has yet to happen. That may change tomorrow, if Berkeley or San Francisco passes respective measures that would levy taxes on distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages.

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5:23pm

Thu September 25, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Rosh Hashanah Shofar

Rabbi Yonatan Cohen blowing the shofar at Berkeley's Congregation Beth Israel
Judy Silber

All week long, we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

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