Berkeley Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Abcarian: The kids in Berkeley are not feeling all rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The day after Donald Trump became our president-elect, UC Berkeley junior Kalila Kirk showed up on campus wearing a homemade sandwich board. The front: "If you are a person of color, a Muslim, a woman, undocumented, a person with disabilities, etc.

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  2. Berkeley briefs: Applicants sought for library board vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Applications are now being accepted to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Board of Library Trustees. "If you are a Berkeley resident passionate about libraries, we encourage you to apply," the city says in an announcement.

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  3. Berkeley History Center exhibit looks at city during world warsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The Berkeley Historical Society will unveil its new exhibit "Berkeley Home Front" at 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Berkeley History Center in the Veterans Memorial Building 1931 Center St. "The exhibit includes vignettes of life in Berkeley during both World War I and World War II. Included is a lobby display of a World War II-era kitchen by Shelley Rideout and Judy Wilkes."

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  4. Community Choice Energy coming to BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The program will allow member cities to pool together to purchase energy, using economies of scale to negotiate cheaper prices for their residents and businesses, as well as let cities buy cleaner power than supplied directly by Pacific Gas & Electric. BERKELEY - The City Council next week is expected to formalize Berkeley's participation in East Bay Community Energy , a community choice energy program expected to be launched in Alameda County cities in fall 2017.

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  5. Treadway: West County community chorus paying musical tribute to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The Contra Costa Chorale will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a salute to California at its Fall Concerts on Nov. 19 and 20 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, 1 Lawson Road in Kensington. Cindy Beitmen will direct the community chorus program, "I Love You California," featuring the state's "rich musical heritage from the time of the missions through the 21st century."

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  6. Alameda: Police end investigation into alleged water polo assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Police have closed the investigation into whether a player on the Berkeley High School water polo team sexually assaulted an opponent during a match in Alameda, saying the victim and victim's family do not want to pursue the issue. The incident allegedly occurred Oct. 11 as Berkeley competed against the team from Encinal Junior & Senior High School at the campus on Central Avenue.

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  7. Berkeley voters elect Arreguin mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Jesse Arreguin defeated his fellow councilman Laurie Capitelli and six others in the mayoral race, while City Council incumbent Darryl Moore lost in District 2 and incumbent Susan Wengraf was reelected in District 6. Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley Mayoral candidate, is photographed at the East Bay Times studio in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

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  8. Longtime Bay Area retailer Jeremy's withdraws plans for Oakland storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    After longtime fashion retailer Jeremy's department store revealed last year that it would relocate to a renovated church in Uptown Oakland, the store has announced that it will instead close entirely. Owner Jeremy Kidson said in an email newsletter Wednesday that permitting delays would not allow him to open the new Oakland location in time for the store's annual Black Friday event on Nov. 25, making it "difficult to successfully launch the store."

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  9. Borenstein: Protesters, please stop trashing OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    I'm talking to those of you who think breaking windows, setting fires and spray-painting Oakland's downtown will somehow make this all better. It won't. 1 comment

  10. Town Crier: Peeved about ID theft, mail and package theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The Town Crier is cranky today. Please don't say it's hormonal - I'm much too young for a mid-life crisis.

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  11. Oakland: Young students review adultsa scientific papers at ChabotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Debunking three common misconceptions - that boys mumble only monosyllabic words, girls shy away from science and kids have more to learn from adults than vice versa - a six-member panel of experts ranging in age from 7 to 13 took on hard science. The occasion Oct. 29 at the Chabot Space & Science Center had adult researchers present scientific articles for review by students from the Bay Area.

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  12. Raymond Chen joins New Century Chamber Orchestra as guest concertmasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    About two decades ago, a little 3-year-old lad of Chinese descent named Ray Chen was living with his family in Brisbane, Australia. His parents had recently given him what became an especially beloved toy: a miniature guitar.

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  13. Walnut Creek: Riviera Family Apartments praised on several levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    That the Riviera Family Apartments project is being built on two separate, odd-shaped parcels along a narrow street between Interstate 680 and North Main Street is but one of many challenges faced by its myriad supporters over the past few years. But these challenges - including mustering the political and public will for "affordable housing," finding construction crews when housing construction is on the rebound, lining up more than a dozen funding sources - were well worth it for those who spoke publicly Friday morning at the formal groundbreaking for the $37 million project for 58 affordable apartments.

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  14. Berkeley council hopeful is no-show at FPPC hearing on filing issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Murray, who is running for the District 3 seat being vacated by Councilman Max Anderson, was cited by the state Fair Political Practices Commission on Oct. 31 for allegedly failing to file a pre-election campaign statement disclosing contributions and expenditures. Candidates for the Berkeley District 2 and 3 council seats aired their views at a League of Women Voters forum on Sept.

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  15. Albany voters will decide large slate of measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Residents will have six measures to vote on in the Nov. 8 election, covering everything from parking requirements for new development to paying for sidewalk repairs. And, of course, the ever-present soda tax.

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  16. Albany housing issues will be focus of workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    On Nov. 16, a workshop will be held regarding a proposed rent review board from 7 to 9 p.m. in the council chamber at City Hall, 1000 San Pablo Ave. On Nov. 17, Vice Mayor Peggy McQuaid will host a Shared Housing Workshop, also from 7 to 9 p.m. in the council chamber. The rent review board is a proposal from the city's Social and Economic Justice Commission intended to address rising rents in Albany.

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  17. Piedmont/Montclair My Word: Overturning law will reduce Oakland's housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Guests enjoy the views from the fifth floor gardens and dining area at the grand opening celebration of the Lakeside Senior Apartments in Oakland on July 21, 2015. Satellite Affordable Housing Associates along with Oakland Housing Initiatives celebrated the opening of 92 affordable homes for low-income and formerly homeless seniors in the Eastlake district of Oakland.

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  18. Bay Area cities scramble to pass temporary bans on recreational weedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    With polls showing state voters are likely to approve legalizing recreational marijuana next month, cities throughout the Bay Area and California are adopting local rules that would do everything from govern indoor grows and ban outdoor cultivation to halt sales of commercial pot for adults. San Jose is the latest city considering steps that would prohibit growing, processing and selling weed for commercial purposes - an effort like rules by other cities that is designed to buy time until City Hall can decide how to regulate the new industry.

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  19. Contra Costa: Family advocates praise suspension of juveniles' 'cost-of-care' feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Contra Costa County supervisors have suspended collection of juvenile inmate "cost of care" fees, saying they overwhelmingly burden the poor and people of color, and do more harm than good for the cause of juvenile justice. The supervisors voted 4-0 last week to suspend collecting these fees through at least May 31, 2017; in the meantime, the county will study whether to give up the fees permanently.

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  20. Oct. 30 GeoQuiz: Forget Waldo! Where are you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Heinold's First and Last Chance Saloon is a beloved institution, a slice of California history in the midst of Oakland's Jack London Square. Erected in 1880 from parts of an old whaling ship, the building was purchased by Johnny Heinold three years later for $100 and turned into a saloon.

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