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  1. Marcus Shelby brings Ellington's 'Thunder' to BerkeleyRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Bay Area jazz bassist and music educator Marcus Shelby instructs in the teen jazz orchestra class at the Community Music Center in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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  2. Barnidge: Harsh reality of Vietnam War still resonates for Moraga resident who saw it up closeRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Leslie Pfeifer was in Sacramento recently, visiting the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where more than 5,000 Californians killed or missing in action are memorialized.

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  3. San Rafael mulls whether Albany's plan to pay homeless to move would work in MarinRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    San Rafael officials are aware of one East Bay city's plan to pay homeless residents to vacate city land, but they aren't sure such a plan would work in Marin.

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  4. Museum of San Ramon Valley showcases 80th anniversary of East Bay park districtRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Museum of the San Ramon Valley is opening a new exhibit to showcase the 80th anniversary of the East Bay Regional Park District.

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  5. Public memorial at UC Berkeley for Henry Ramsey Jr. expected to draw Willie Brown, othersRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A public memorial for former judge and law school dean Henry Ramsey Jr. is scheduled for May 3 in Wheeler Auditorium at UC Berkeley, and is expected to include remarks by former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and state Attorney General Kamala Harris.

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  6. Man shot by police in Lafayette files suit alleging excessive forceRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A 29-year-old man who was shot by Lafayette police three times after charging at them outside his home has filed a lawsuit alleging the officers used excessive force.

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  7. Review: 'The Letters' ramps up the tension at Aurora TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    John W. Lowell's taut little chamber piece boils the fear and uncertainty of life in 1930s Soviet Russia down to two people trapped in a nondescript office.

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  8. Kashkari slams the 'too many Asians at Berkeley' billRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The recent legislative effort to restore affirmative action in public university admissions "should've been called the 'There are too many Asians at Berkeley' bill," Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari told several hundred Cal students Wednesday.

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  9. Berkeley, A Look Back: Sides shape up for upcoming city election in 1939Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A Berkeley municipal election was just one week off as of April 25, 1939, and the battle lines were drawn between the status quo members of the City Council and their picked candidates, and critics who wanted some variety of civic reform.

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  10. Berkeley community briefs: Holocaust remebrance event; new downtown...Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Berkeley's 12th annual Holocaust Remembrance Day observance starts at noon on April 27, at the Magnes Collection of Jewish Life and Art, 2121 Allston Way.

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  11. Youth orchestra concert to include soloistsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The Young People's Symphony Orchestra will share the talents of two soloists -- Ellie Kanayama on violin and Rachel Adams on flute -- at its May 3-4 concerts, which will be held at the El Cerrito Performing Arts Center.

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  12. Oakland: Input sought on new look for Telegraph AvenueRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The city is soliciting input from residents at a total of three meetings -- two of which are still to come -- on a new look for Telegraph Avenue, one of the city's main arteries.

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  13. Berkeley: Celebration of celluloid at San Francisco International Film FestivalRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The 57th San Francisco International Film Festival is a perfect opportunity to engage in respectable voyeurism.

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  14. Berkeley initiatives target West Berkeley building heights, downtown development benefitsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Making change in West Berkeley is complex. An initiative that will be on the November ballot if sponsors gather 2,600 signatures, addresses development issues in the area between San Pablo Avenue and the Bay.

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  15. Berkeley police log: Pedestrians again targeted for cell phonesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    At 11:40 a.m., a man, 58, parked his car in a red zone in front of a home in the 2700 block of College Avenue.

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  16. Danville car enthusiast leads vintage car drivers worldwide on a journey of 1,000 milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Dan Radowicz, of Danville, event organizer for the 24th Annual California Mille, gets his photo taken next to his Corvette in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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  17. Berkeley community calendar: Healthy neighborhood celebration; Earth...Read the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    We have changed how we collect and accept calendar information. Readers must now submit all items through our website.

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  18. Alameda Around The Horn: Encinal High baseball team wins thriller to earn split with BerkeleyRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Jets split series with 'Jackets after big win n The Encinal High baseball team scored three runs in the top of the 11th inning to defeat Berkeley 3-1 on April 17. Andrew Leung threw nine innings of one-run ball for the Jets before Nick Solis finished the game for the win.

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  19. The ukulele gets a worldwide revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Jake Shimabukuro is a world ambassador for the ukulele, filling concert halls across America -- and in Japan, Singapore, Russia and Brazil.

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  20. Bomb squad investigates suspicious object in Fremont's Centerville districtRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The Alameda County Sheriff's Office bomb squad is investigating a suspicious object found Wednesday morning in the city's Centerville district.

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