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|City of Berkeley|
Berkeley looking northwest as seen from the Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve.
The City of Berkeley highlighted within Alameda County.
|Incorporated||April 4 1878|
|• Mayor||Tom Bates|
|• City Council||District 1: Linda Maio, 2: Darryl Moore, 3: Maxwell Anderson, 4: Dona Spring, 5: Laurie Capitelli, 6: Betty Olds,7: Kriss Worthington, 8: Gordon Wozniak|
|• State Senate||Don Perata (D)|
|• State Assembly||Loni Hancock (D)|
|• U. S. Congress||Barbara Lee (D)|
|• Total||17.7 sq mi (45.9 km2)|
|• Land||10.5 sq mi (27.1 km2)|
|• Water||7.2 sq mi (18.8 km2)|
|Elevation||0–1,320 ft (0–400 m)|
|• Density||9,823.3/sq mi (3,792.5/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC−8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC−7)|
|ZIP code||94701–94710, 94712, 94720|
|GNIS feature ID||1658037|
Berkeley is a city in the U.S. State of California. It is a suburb of San Francisco. It is famous for the college, University of California, Berkeley, where many political protests were held in the 1960s. It is also famous for its gourmet food and art scenes. Also, it is the native city of the punk band Green Day. BOINC or the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing was created at the University of California in Berkeley.
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