Berkeley Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Ayelet Waldman: How LSD micro-dosing saved my sanity and marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Berkeley based author Ayelet Waldman, whose latest book "A Really Good Day" chronicles her efforts to treat mood disorders with micro-doses of LSD, is photographed at home in Berkeley, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016. On the morning Ayelet Waldman took her first a dose of LSD, her keyboard didn't explode into psychedelic fireworks, nor did she transcend her body to float up and out and become one with the universe.

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  2. Green Day announces Aug. 5 concert for Oakland coliseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong performs in a small-venue show at the UC Theatre in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday at 10 a.m. for Green Day's Revolution Radio concert on Aug. 5 at the Alameda County Coliseum.

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  3. Letter to Cal fans from AD Mike WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cal coach Sonny Dykes was fired after four seasons in Berkeley. Athletic director Mike Williams sent Bears fans a letter to explain the decision.

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  4. Bay Area storm: Heavy downpours start Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A car drives past a flooded area at Cesar Chavez Park in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday night, Jan. 7, 2017. Workers continue to remove a portion of a downed tree blocking the Redwood Road off ramp on southbound Highway 13 in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017.

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  5. Mixed opinions on Eden Health District's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Alameda County-backed study analyzing the often criticized Eden Health District's operations and management and possible options to dissolve it is getting mixed feedback from the special district's leaders and East Bay lawmakers. Eden Health District administrators say the 82-page study by Berkson Associates of Berkeley was unnecessary, since the results vary little from 2013 and 2015 reviews by the county's Local Agency Formation Commission.

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  6. Berkeley: Police release video of armed bank robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A reward was offered Thursday, and photos and video released by police in an effort to identify a gunman who robbed a Wells Fargo Bank branch last month, authorities said. Police said the man robbed the bank at 1095 University Ave. about 1:50 p.m. Dec. 15 of an undisclosed amount of cash after passing a teller a note demanding money and brandishing a silver revolver at employees and customers.

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  7. Bay Area storm: How much did it rain in your city?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Umbrella toting pedestrians endure the elements as the latest rainstorm brings wet weather to downtown Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017. The first of three powerful storm systems expected to hit the Bay Area this week made its way through the region Tuesday night and into Wednesday.

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  8. Filipino WWII veterans finally get gold medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    As a member of the U.S. Army's elite Philippine Scouts unit, Januario "Janny" Ruiz fought alongside American soldiers in his native Philippines in World War II. He survived the Bataan Death March and six months as a Japanese prisoner of war.

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  9. Richmonda s Urban Remedy is rolling out new Bay Area storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Urban Remedy, which sells a variety of juice "cleanses" and ready-to-eat meals, is planning several new locations in the Bay Area in 2017, with an eye toward further growth in the region and beyond. First up is a store heading to Berkeley this week at the corner of Ashby and College avenues.

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  10. a Darwin in Malibua tries to mix wry comedy with big ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Charles Darwin just wants to relax. If fellow scientists want to continue arguing evolution with die-hard creationists that's fine, but he's lost interest.

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  11. Hospitals penalized for patient safety violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Berkeley is one of six Alameda County hospitals that will penalized after being cited by the federal government for high rates of patient injuries. Almost half of Alameda County hospitals will be penalized after being cited by the federal government for high rates of patient injuries, which for the first time includes the spread of antibiotic-resistant germs.

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  12. Best of 2016: Bay Area jazz artists released memorable musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    In the course of a week, I talk to a lot of musicians, and one topic that comes up more often than not is the diminishing returns of releasing albums. The process of writing, arranging, recording, mastering, sequencing, and packaging a series of tracks that ideally add up to more than the sum of their parts can still play an essential role in a musician's creative process.

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  13. Berkeley: Burrowing owl death stirs concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A burrowing owl was found dead in Cesar Chavez Park over Thanksgiving weekend, worrying those trying to protect the birds. The corpse was seen on a park bench on Nov. 27, the Sunday after Thanksgiving.

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  14. Best of 2016: Classical music excelled in productions of all types and sizes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    It's not easy to confine a "Best of" list to ten, but here are the ones that really stood out. "From the Canyons to the Stars," Jan. 31, UC Berkeley's Zellerbach Hall: The year got off to a dazzling start with a multimedia performance of "Des Canyons aux Etoiles" by French composer Olivier Messiaen.

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  15. For some refugees, coffee provides a way into the Bay Area workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    When Meg Karki moved to the United States from Nepal five years ago after living in a refugee camp there for roughly 20 years, one of the most difficult things to do was find a job. Even after taking language classes, he lacked the job history or references required for even entry-level positions.

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  16. Marina Crouse leaves opera behind, finds a home in the bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Marina Crouse has always had an awe-inspiring voice. It was just a matter of finding the right milieu in which to express herself.

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  17. Fraud alert: NY Eve a oeI love the 90a s Music Festa in Berkeley is a scam, not happeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Whatever your New Year's Eve plans, sorry to say that watching popular '90s acts like Color Me Badd and K-Ci & JoJo perform in downtown Berkeley is not an option. The "I Love the 90's Music Fest" or "New Years Eve 90's Music Fest" being advertised online is not happening, and anyone buying tickets is getting scammed, multiple sources say.

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  18. Oakland warehouse fire: Spotlight on the confusing world of gender identityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Kris Gambardella didn't know Feral Pines, one of the 36 people who died in the Dec. 2 Ghost Ship fire in Oakland. But when Pines, a 29-year-old transgender woman, was identified in official accounts by the male name she had been given at birth, Gambardella, who is a trans man, took it personally.

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  19. Oakland, Berkeley homeless camp sweeps by Caltrans violated constitution, suit allegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Civil rights groups have filed a class action lawsuit against Caltrans on behalf of five homeless people from Oakland and Berkeley. A complaint filed Dec. 13 in Alameda County Superior Court alleges that the agency violated the constitutional rights of Kimberlee Sanchez, James Leone, Scott Russell and Christopher Craner, all of Oakland, and Patricia Moore of Berkeley, by confiscating and destroying their property during sweeps of encampments along freeways this year and last year.

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  20. Oakland leaders brace for Trump impact on affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Oakland leaders are preparing for a possible battle in preserving and producing affordable housing under a new Trump administration, and they are enlisting the help of tech companies across the Bay Area to help. U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, who represents the 13th District that covers Oakland, Berkeley and other parts of the East Bay, joined U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and housing advocates from the East Bay Asian Local Development Corp. on Wednesday morning to meet with representatives from technology companies such as Uber, Google and Facebook to discuss the tech industry's potential role in solving the housing crisis.

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