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42 min ago | Art Daily

Etel Adnan now represented by Galerie Lelong

Galerie Lelong announced the representation of Etel Adnan in Paris and New York.

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4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Rogue gene helps Tibetans thrive in thin air

How do Tibetans thrive at such a high altitude? New research shows they owe this extraordinary ability to a rogue gene from long-lost cousins that enables them to live and work and climb ... Tibetans live in a mountainous home where the air contains 40 percent less oxygen than low elevations.

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9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Alameda: Hospital board appoints new member

The board of the city's Alameda Health Care District has appointed Kathryn Saenz Duke to replace Jordan Battani, who resigned in May after the district affiliated with the Alameda Health System.

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13 hrs ago | Planetizen

The Secrets of Transit Line Success

Payton Chung reports on " Making Effective Fixed-Guideway Transit Investments: Indicators of Success ," a Transit Cooperative Research Program report for the Transportation Research Board by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

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17 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

Around & About Music: The 28th Annual Mendocino Music Festival &...

This weekend, the Mendocino Music Festival starts up its 28th annual season, two weeks of music of all kinds, with afternoon and evening programs every day ... ... From famed pianist Stephen Prutsman playing Bach and Mozart to the last tour of the celebrated LA country rock band POCO , a staging of 'Don Giovanni' with Eugene Brancoveanu singing the ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

ThinkProgress

Why This City Is Giving Away Free Marijuana To Low-Income People

The medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California will start giving some of their pot to low-income people who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford it, thanks to a new city ordinance that passed unanimously at the beginning of this month.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

Berkeley City Council Race: Let the Endorsements Begin

They're off and running! Endorsements are coming thick and fast for Berkeley's City Council races.

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Inside Bay Area

Berkeley school garden grows biz model to stay afloat

Four hundred and 50 pounds of tomatoes, 300 pounds of tomatillos, 20 pounds of lettuce a week and 950 pizzas.

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SFGate

Downtown Berkeley to add new 6-story building

The demolition site at 2107 Dwight Way at Shattuck Ave. where a new 6-story mixed use development will be built.

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Fire Dog Lake

Torture Memo Author John Yoo Awarded Endowed Faculty Chair At UC Berkeley School Of Law

In America today no good deed goes unpunished nor bad deed unrewarded. One of the co-authors of the notorious "Torture Memos" , John Yoo, has been awarded an endowed faculty chair at University of California Berkeley School of Law.

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Berkeley Daily Planet

Berkeley Rotary Honors Judy Heumann and Ed Roberts

The Rotary Club of Berkeley, California announces the 2014 Rotary Peace Grove Awards Ceremony to honor Ed Roberts and Judith Heumann, leaders of the civil rights movement for the disabled, on July 16, 2014 at 4:00 p.m., at the Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St. in Berkeley.

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Science Daily

Powerful new source of up-to-date information on economic activity

Researchers have developed a new data infrastructure for measuring economic activity.

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Contra Costa Times

Oakland firm creates frozen dessert getting raves

One after the next, people pause in Berkeley Bowl before the row of ice cream pints.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

Berkeley Backtracks On Plans To Break Up Homeless Encampment Under I-80 Overpass

BERKELEY - City of Berkeley officials Thusday at least temporarily called off their threat to remove property at a homeless encampment under the Gilman Street overpass adjacent to Interstate Highway 80, saying some of the people who lived there have been able to find housing elsewhere.

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California Golden Blogs

Cal football recruiting commit: AJ Greathouse, Mesa Community College cornerback

With all the transfers, departures, and general retirements last season, the roster situation is far from satisfactory for anyone, especially at defensive line and in the secondary.

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Examiner.com

Low income citizens to receive free marijuana from Berkeley, CA dispensaries

The Council of the City of Berkeley voted on July 1, 2014 to amend various sections of the Berkeley municipal code regarding medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Contra Costa Times

Jurors return quick first-degree murder verdict in Berkeley woman's death

An Alameda County jury deliberated for less than a day before finding a Berkeley man guilty on Thursday of first-degree murder in the gruesome knife attack on a 26-year-old woman in an East Oakland apartment in 2012.

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Inside Bay Area

Bay Area job-search startup helps college grads and companies find each other

Shyan Kashani, a graduate of the University of California, is now using a new online service called Collegefeed to look for potential jobs.

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We make money not art

Bioartefactos. Between transgenic crops and ancestral biodiversity

The Oaxaca Valley in Mexico is regarded as the heartland of corn diversity. Not only can cultivation of the plant in the region be traced back to over 6000 years ago, it also presents the highest genetic diversity of corn in the country.

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Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

The Talented Musicians of Altadena NAACP Act-So

The Altadena NAACP Freedom Fund Luncheon, celebrating 30 years of service, brought the Altadena ACT-SO musicians of the past and present together.

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