Berkeley Newswire (Page 11)

Berkeley Newswire (Page 11)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Berkeley, CA. (Page 11)

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  1. Golden Gate Fields offers party for Kentucky DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | SFGate

    For horse-racing enthusiasts, the Kentucky Derby is the greatest two minutes in sports, and the best place in the Bay Area to watch it is Golden Gate Fields. The Berkeley track opens at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, May 2, so bettors can wager on the early races from Churchill Downs.

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  2. Essentials: Trevor Noah comes to S.F. and 4 other fun events,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | SFGate

    Keith Pinto as Charley Wykeham, and Jennifer Mitchell as the innocent visitor Kitty - who doesn't recognize him - in "Where's Charley?" South African comedian Trevor Noah is Jon Stewart's successor on "The Daily Show." He will perform in San Francisco beginning Friday, May 1. This South African comedian became somewhat of a household name last month when it was announced he'd succeed Jon Stewart as host of " The Daily Show " later this year.

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  3. Dover Elementary educator Maribel Lopez named teacher of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | SFGate

    Mrs. Lopez, a second grade teacher at Dover Elementary, was one of two WCCUSD 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year recipients. Photo by Faviola Leyva.

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  4. Folk icon Tom Paxton bids farewell to life on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | SFGate

    Fans applaud after a performance by Tom Paxton and Janis Ian at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, Calif. Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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  5. Bay Area obesity lowest in wealthiest countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2010 | SFGate

    The Bay Area is the healthiest region in the state, at least in regard to obesity and diabetes - but only if you happen to live in the wealthiest communities around the bay. The nine-county Bay Area has the lowest prevalence of adult obesity and the second-lowest prevalence of diabetes, behind only the Sacramento area, according to a report released last week by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research .

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  6. A Talley comes back from the war at AuroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | SFGate

    Ken Talley , Sally and Shirley celebrate Jed's royal rose in Aurora Theatre's production of "Fifth of July" Ken Talley and Jed discuss their visitors as Sally ponders a rose she'd dried in Aurora Theatre's production of "Fifth of July" Ken Talley debates his future with family and friends, including Wes and Sally in Aurora Theatre's production of "Fifth of July" Ken and John have a confrontation over th future of the Talley family home in Aurora Theatre's production of "Fifth of July" Talley family members -- including Ken Talley and his aunt Sally --and friends gather to scatter Sally's husband's ashes in Aurora Theatre's production of "Fifth of July" Artistic Director Tom Ross has done an impressive job of shoehorning Lanford Wilson 's sprawling "Fifth of July" into the Aurora Theatre's small stage, but the eight-character, multiple story-line drama still seems too big for the intimate ... (more)

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  7. Moses' debut with Alvin Ailey Dance something to be relishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | SFGate

    Members of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dance in "The Pleasure of the Lesson," by Bay Area choreographer Robert Moses. AAADT is performing at UC Berkeley's Cal Performances April 22-26, 2015.

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  8. Lanford Wilson trilogy includes rarely seen 'Talley & Son'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Craig Marker as Vietnam War veteran Ken Talley, and Joah Schell as his lover, Jed, in Lanford Wilson's "Fifth of July." Craig Marker,center, as Vietnam War veteran Ken Talley, Joah Schell, left, as his lover Jed and Harold Pierce as Weston in Lanford Wilson's "Fifth of July" at Aurora Theatre When Lanford Wilson died in 2011, Aurora Theatre Artistic Director Tom Ross says, he was "dismayed" that the death of such an important playwright received so little coverage. 1 comment

  9. Why I think Berkeley is the best place to live in the Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Berkeley is where diversity thrives. On Sunday mornings, Russell St. turns into a slice of Thailand as the Wat Mongkolratanaram Buddhist temple opens its doors to the public for a delicious brunch served by monks.

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  10. Cal football recruiting coordinator accused of soliciting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | SFGate

    Cal wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator Pierre Ingram was arrested for allegedly soliciting an officer as part of an April 16 prostitution sting. Ingram was arrested on suspicion of solicitation of prostitution, a misdemeanor.

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  11. Cal's secondary undermanned heading into spring gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | SFGate

    Cal head coach Sonny Dykes is concerned about his secondary, particularly at the safety position. has words with an official during the 3rd quarter of the Cal Bears game against the BYU Cougars at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif.

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  12. Ex-UC Berkeley doctor gets probation for sexually exploiting patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | SFGate

    A former UC Berkeley doctor was sentenced Friday to five years of probation for sexually exploiting four patients, behavior that his attorney and a judge attributed to side effects from a drug he took for restless leg syndrome. Robert Martin Kevess, 56, pleaded no contest in February to five felony counts of sexual exploitation by a doctor under the state business and professions code.

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  13. Lawsuit to block sale of historic Berkeley post office dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | SFGate

    This week, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block the sale of Berkeley's historic post, calling it premature. The post office is seen here on Tuesday, August 7, 2012.

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  14. New shows in major Bay Area theaters, April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | SFGate

    Fifth of July: Aurora Theatre Company presents the concluding play in Lanford Wilson's "Talley Trilogy" , in which Vietnam vet amputee Ken Talley contemplates his future and the Talley legacy. In previews.

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  15. Mildred Howard at Richmond Art Center: Wide range of moodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | SFGate

    Robert Brady's wood and paint "Bode," left, and ceramic "Language Series ... LS05" are at Jack Fischer Gallery in S.F. "U.S. Savings Bonds & Westside" , a mixed-media collage by Mildred Howard, is on view at the Richmond Art Center. "Spirit and Matter," Berkeley artist Mildred Howard 's retrospective at the Richmond Art Center , comes at an unhappily timely moment.

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  16. 6-week U.S. Marshals' sweep nets 137 Bay Area arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SFGate

    A six-week national effort to track down and apprehend violent criminals included 137 arrests in the Bay Area, the U.S. Marshal's Service announced Thursday. Among the suspects arrested in the campaign dubbed "Violent Reduction 7" was Alex Davis, 25. Davis was arrested on charges related to the killing of Chyemil Pierce , a mother who died while trying to get her 7- and 9-year-old children to safety when they were caught in a crossfire between gang factions in West Oakland.

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  17. Pedestrian seriously injured in Berkeley crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SFGate

    The first reports of the crash came in just after 3:15 p.m. at the intersection of Ashby and Telegraph avenues, said Officer Jennifer Coats , a police spokeswoman. Investigators determined that a Volvo station wagon traveling north on Telegraph hit the pedestrian, an unidentified woman, while attempting a right turn onto Ashby.

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  18. Hundreds of workers rally across the East Bay for the "Fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SFGate

    Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and a professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, speaks to protesters in a McDonald's on Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. Fast food and low-wage workers in Oakland, Richmond and Berkeley joined a workers' strike dubbed "Fight for $15" on Wednesday, continuing a two-year-long campaign that calls on fast food chains to institute a $15 minimum wage and the right for workers to unionize without reprisal.

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  19. 'Marriage Contact' review: Blissful comic opera from youngRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SFGate

    Rossini was one of the great comic geniuses of the operatic stage, and he was already a whiz when he got his first professional gig at the age of 18. "La cambiale di matrimonio" , which got an uproarious and beautifully sung performance Wednesday night by the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in partnership with the San Francisco Opera Center , offers a compact glimpse of the brilliance that was to come. The piece is a one-act miniature, just 70 minutes long, in the highly formalized Neapolitan genre called the farsa.

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  20. Rebuilt Buick runs like it did in 1936Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SFGate

    J im Valley is the founder and owner of Wheelskins, a Berkeley manufacturer of Leather Steering Wheel Covers for cars and trucks. I love cars.

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