Berkeley, California

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Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.wikipedia
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Emeryville, California

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It borders the cities of Oakland and Emeryville to the south and the city of Albany and the unincorporated community of Kensington to the north.
It lies in a corridor between the cities of Berkeley and Oakland, with a border on the shore of San Francisco Bay.

George Berkeley

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It is named after the 18th-century Irish bishop and philosopher George Berkeley. According to the Centennial Record of the University of California, "In 1866…at Founders' Rock, a group of College of California men watched two ships standing out to sea through the Golden Gate. One of them, Frederick Billings, thought of the lines of the Anglo-Irish Anglican Bishop George Berkeley, 'westward the course of empire takes its way,' and suggested that the town and college site be named for the eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish philosopher."
Berkeley was the namesake of the city of Berkeley, California, which is most famous as the home of the University of California, Berkeley.

Albany, California

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It borders the cities of Oakland and Emeryville to the south and the city of Albany and the unincorporated community of Kensington to the north.
In 1908, a group of local women protested the dumping of Berkeley garbage in their community.

University of California

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Berkeley is home to the oldest campus in the University of California system, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed and operated by the University.
The University of California was founded on March 23, 1868, and operated in Oakland before moving to its campus in Berkeley in 1873.

Graduate Theological Union

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It also has the Graduate Theological Union, one of the largest religious studies institutions in the world.
Seven of the theological schools are located in Berkeley, California.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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Berkeley is home to the oldest campus in the University of California system, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed and operated by the University.
It is located in the Berkeley Hills near Berkeley, California, overlooking the main campus of the University of California, Berkeley.

Berkeley Hills

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Its eastern border with Contra Costa County generally follows the ridge of the Berkeley Hills.
They were previously called the "Contra Costa Range/Hills" (from the original Spanish Sierra de la Contra Costa), but with the establishment of Berkeley and the University of California, the current usage was applied by geographers and gazetteers.

Strawberry Creek

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Evidence of their existence in the area include pits in rock formations, which they used to grind acorns, and a shellmound, now mostly leveled and covered up, along the shoreline of San Francisco Bay at the mouth of Strawberry Creek.
Strawberry Creek is the principal watercourse running through the city of Berkeley, California.

Alameda County, California

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Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.
Much of the Government of California is in practice the responsibility of county governments such as the Government of Alameda County, while municipalities such as the city of Oakland and the city of Berkeley provide additional, often non-essential services.

Downtown Berkeley, Berkeley, California

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Other artifacts were discovered in the 1950s in the downtown area during remodeling of a commercial building, near the upper course of the creek.
Downtown Berkeley is the central business district of the city of Berkeley, California, United States, around the intersection of Shattuck Avenue and Center Street, and extending north to Hearst Avenue, south to Dwight Way, west to Martin Luther King Jr. Way, and east to Oxford Street.

Telegraph Avenue

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A horsecar ran from Temescal in Oakland to the university campus along what is now Telegraph Avenue.
Telegraph Avenue is a street that begins, at its southernmost point, in the midst of the historic downtown district of Oakland, California, and ends, at its northernmost point, at the southern edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California.

Berkelium

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The element berkelium was synthesized utilizing the 60-inch cyclotron at UC Berkeley, and named in 1949, recognizing the university, thus also placing the city's name in the list of elements.
It is named after the city of Berkeley, California, the location of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (then the University of California Radiation Laboratory) where it was discovered in December 1949.

East Bay

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The town and other parts of the East Bay escaped serious damage, and thousands of refugees flowed across the Bay.
The East Bay shoreline is an urban corridor with several cities exceeding 100,000 residents, including Oakland, Hayward, Fremont, Richmond, and Berkeley.

Chez Panisse

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Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in 1971.
Chez Panisse is a Berkeley, California, restaurant, known as one of the inspirations for the style of cooking known as California cuisine.

Founders' Rock

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According to the Centennial Record of the University of California, "In 1866…at Founders' Rock, a group of College of California men watched two ships standing out to sea through the Golden Gate. One of them, Frederick Billings, thought of the lines of the Anglo-Irish Anglican Bishop George Berkeley, 'westward the course of empire takes its way,' and suggested that the town and college site be named for the eighteenth-century Anglo-Irish philosopher."
On the corner of Hearst Avenue and Gayley Road, in Berkeley, California, lies the Founders' Rock, the spot, according to college lore, where the 12 trustees of the College of California, the nascent University of California, Berkeley, stood on April 16, 1860, to dedicate the property they had just purchased.

Rancho San Antonio (Peralta)

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Luis Peralta named his holding "Rancho San Antonio".
The grant, issued on August 3, 1820, embraced the sites of the cities of San Leandro, Oakland, Alameda, Emeryville, Piedmont, Berkeley, and Albany.

Alice Waters

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Alice Waters opened Chez Panisse in 1971.
She is the owner of Chez Panisse, a Berkeley, California restaurant famous for its organic, locally grown ingredients and for pioneering California cuisine, which she opened in 1971.

Vietnam Day Committee

As the Vietnam War rapidly escalated in the ensuing years, so did student activism at the university, particularly that organized by the Vietnam Day Committee.
It was formed in Berkeley, California in the spring of 1965 by activist Jerry Rubin, and was active through the majority of the Vietnam war, organizing several rallies and marches in California as well as coordinating and sponsoring nationwide protests.

Domestic Partner Task Force

In 1983, Berkeley's Domestic Partner Task Force was established, which in 1984 made policy recommendation to the school board, which passed domestic partner legislation.
The Domestic Partner Task Force was a governmental body established in 1983 by the Californian City of Berkeley's Human Relations and Welfare Commission to draw up the structure of the city's (and, eventually, the state's) domestic partnership program.

Ecology Center (Berkeley)

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The first curbside recycling program in the U.S. was started by the Ecology Center in 1973.
The Ecology Center is a non-profit organization based in Berkeley, California to provide environmental education and reduce the ecological footprint of urban residents.

Ohlone Park

The land had also been intended for development, but was turned over to the city by BART and is now Ohlone Park.
Ohlone Park is a public park in the city of Berkeley, California, United States, situated on a strip of land along the north side of Hearst Avenue between Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Sacramento Street.

2017 Berkeley protests

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These protests spanned February to September 2017 (See more at 2017 Berkeley Protests).
The 2017 Berkeley protests refer to a series of protests and clashes between organized groups that occurred in the city of Berkeley, California, in the vicinity of the University of California campus.

People's Park (Berkeley)

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An iconic event in the Berkeley Sixties scene was a conflict over a parcel of university property south of the contiguous campus site that came to be called "People's Park."
People's Park in Berkeley, California is a park located off Telegraph Avenue, bounded by Haste and Bowditch streets and Dwight Way, near the University of California, Berkeley.

1906 San Francisco earthquake

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Berkeley's slow growth ended abruptly with the Great San Francisco earthquake of 1906.
Between 227,000 and 300,000 people were left homeless out of a population of about 410,000; half of those who evacuated fled across the bay to Oakland and Berkeley.

Jesse Arreguín

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In response to these needs the City of Berkeley established the Homeless Task Force, headed by then-Councilmember Jesse Arreguín.
Jesse Arreguín (born September 4, 1984) is an American politician serving as mayor of Berkeley, California.