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Berkeley Rep spotlights expanded campus

Harrison Street site housing the company's rehearsal, preproduction and administrative facility is made possible by the Create Campaign fundraising effort  
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Bay Area Rapid Transit District plans to put 10 test cars in service in late 2016, and all 775 new cars in 2021.  
 
A person infected with measles dined at a popular restaurant in Berkeley last week and another rode BART, exposing more than 1,000 to the potentially lethal virus.  
 
A man sexually battered a 22-year-old student Wednesday on the campus of University of California at Berkeley, university police said Thursday.  
 
A South Indian restaurant with locations in Berkeley and San Francisco will have to pay eight of its employees a total of more than $112,000 in back wages dating back to 2011, U.S. Labor Department officials announced Wednesday.  
 
Panel says it has no legal power to induce law enforcement to supply documentation related to protests in December.  
 
A pedestrian was seriously injured Wednesday after he was hit by a vehicle in Berkeley, police said.  
 
West Branch certified first 'net zero' libraryThe remodeled West Branch Library was a rousing success for its energy goals in its first year of operation.  
 
Berkeley experienced momentous events 75 years ago at the end of February in 1940. Four days of rain poured down on Northern California, leaving flooding and devastation.  
 
Not 'the city of free speech'In Tom Lochner's Feb. 13 front-page article, "Moratorium set on police tactics," one speaker is quoted as saying, "Do we actually have the practical right to dissent in the city of free speech?  
 
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Big Sur getaway: Where pampering and wilderness meet

A weekend getaway to Big Sur marries luxury and rugged wilderness trail when the day's delights include stops at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur Bakery and a trail that goes straight up.