Berkeley Newswire (Page 12)

Berkeley Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. Boys basketball: Castro Valley beats BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Castro Valley High boys basketball team stayed in the hunt for the West Alameda County Conference-Foothill Division by roaring back from a 14-point deficit for a 83-69 victory over host Berkeley. The Trojans win keeps them in pace with first place Bishop O'Dowd while the Yellowjackets are still looking for their first league win of the season.

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  2. Berkeley: Campus police seek sex assault suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who sexually assaulted a UC Berkeley student Thursday. Officers responded to a report of a sexual battery near Sproul Plaza at 11 a.m., and found the student, who said she had been attacked minutes earlier.

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  3. SF Beer Week 2016: TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    SF Beer Week for 2016 kicked off Friday night. Because of the Super Bowl in Santa Clara next month, our beer week is taking place earlier than usual, and this years runs through January 31. Over 800 beer events will be held over that ten-day period throughout the Bay Area.

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  4. Dave Matthews Band returns to BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Dave Matthews Band also performs at the DIRECTV and Pepsi Super Thursday Night show on Feb. 4 at Pier 70 in San Francisco. Tickets are $75, www.livenation.com .

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  5. Oakland: Search continues for missing Berkeley womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A search continued Monday for a Berkeley publications editor last seen leaving her office Friday near the Oakland International Airport, authorities said. Diana Gail Hajisaari, 62, was last seen by co-workers leaving her office in the 100 block of Swan Way about 10 a.m. Friday.

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  6. A memorial for Oakland Tribune reporter, educator who did not want a memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    An auditorium full of people who knew Paul Grabowicz knew the former Oakland Tribune reporter and UC Berkeley journalism professor would have had choice words for the memorial they held for him on the university's campus Saturday. He had said he never wanted one.

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  7. Oakland's central kitchen to provide a bounty of fresh, locally sourced school mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Fourth-grader Kali Jefferson sat in the Prescott Elementary School lunchroom surrounded by a coterie of friends, the only one among them who hadn't brown-bagged it that day. "It smells better today," she said, wrinkling her nose, as she poked her fork into a school cafeteria-prepared Styrofoam tray of barbecue chicken and brown rice, accompanied by a small side salad -- both shrink-wrapped with plastic.

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  8. Eighth annual Bay Area international children's film fest set Jan. 29-31Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Writer, film director and Academy Award-nominated Pixar animator Jim Capobianco said that as the curator of the Bay Area International Children's Film Festival he's in charge of "a happy puzzle of entertainment." But there's nothing confusing for visitors to the popular, family friendly annual event that operates like a gigantic magnet.

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  9. East Bay's Park It: On hike in Antioch's Contra Loma, see area's fire recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Fremont Bulletin

    A wildfire in June burned 533 acres at Black Diamond Mines and Contra Loma Regional Park in Antioch, for a time threatening adjacent neighborhoods. Fortunately, the fire was contained and extinguished before any homes were damaged or destroyed.

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  10. Cal men stun 12th-ranked ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Led by a season-high 28 points from Jordan Mathews, the Golden Bears toppled No. 12 Arizona 74-73 before a capacity crowd of 11,858 at Haas Pavilion.

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  11. Palo Alto: NewProject Safety Net director starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Pacifica Tribune

    Mary Cheryl Bravo Gloner will lead the community-based collaborative focused on youth suicide prevention and well being in Palo Alto. She starts Monday.

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  12. Berkeley: Multiple-vehicle crash blocks four lanes on I-80Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The crash was reported about 10:30 p.m., right after a heavy downpour hit the East Bay, on eastbound I-80 at Ashby Avenue, said CHP Officer William Ogilvie. The four innermost lanes were blocked shortly after the collision.

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  13. Classical Notes: St. Louis Symphony teams with Berkeley photographer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Birdsongs, sweeping vistas and deep ravines are depicted in the French composer's "Des Canyons aux Etoiles" , composed after Messiaen visited the majestic canyonlands of Utah. "It's a wonderful monument to nature," says St. Louis Symphony music director David Robertson, who will lead his ensemble in a unique multimedia performance of the work Sunday at Zellerbach Hall.

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  14. Physicist appointed to head Lawrence Berkeley LaboratoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory has a new director: Michael Witherell, a physicist and vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara. Witherell's resume includes decades of research, teaching and administration at UC Santa Barbara and six years as director of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, or Fermilab, a U.S. Department of Energy facility in northern Illinois for high-energy particle physics.

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  15. Air district OKs $300k for global warming conference planned for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bay Area's air pollution regulators will spend $300,000 staging a conference this fall to figure out ways the region can be a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In approving the funds Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District board said it believes county and regional governments can spearhead fighting climate change despite having less direct authority than state or federal lawmakers.

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  16. Taiwan's famed Cloud Gate Theatre is a weekend highlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The troupe comes to UC Berkeley Jan. 22-23 to perform the evening-length work "Rice," said in promotional materials to be a "human drama of environmental devastation and resurrection through the life cycle of a humble plant." Details: Presented by Cal Performances; performances at 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley; $30-$72; 510-642-9988, https://calperformances.org .

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  17. Berkeley: October 2014 fatal shooting at regional park was drug relatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A fatal shooting in October 2014 of a man at McLaughlin Eastshore State Park was the result of a gunbattle after an Oakland gang tried to rob a Stockton gang of marijuana, officials said Thursday. Several possible suspects have been arrested during the course of the investigation but so far no one has been formally charged, authorities said.

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  18. Berkeley High: Teen arrested after reports of gun near campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A fight on the Berkeley High campus led to reports of a gun being spotted near the school Wednesday afternoon, police said. Officers arrested one 17-year-old boy and detained another male teen of unspecified age shortly after being called to the campus at 4:12 p.m. on Wednesday, Berkeley police spokesman Officer Jennifer Coats said in a statement Thursday.

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  19. Sylvia McLaughlin, last living founder of Save the Bay, dies at age 99Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Sylvia McLaughlin feared in the early 1960s that San Francisco Bay might become little more than a river to the Golden Gate. Developers were filling it for land to make condos, offices and garbage dumps, and those landfills often glowed orange at night with trash fires.

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  20. Bishop O'Dowd girls have staying powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Bishop O'Dowd's Mylah Andrada lays up a shot against Berkeley in the first half of their girls basketball game at Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. The train keeps rolling for Bishop O'Dowd High girls basketball, with guard Myah Pace as the on-court conductor and six other players as important cars.

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