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  1. Benjamin Britten's haunting 'Curlew River' comes to BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Throughout his career, Ian Bostridge has often been praised for the pure, otherworldly sound of his voice -- which may make him the ideal choice to sing the role of the Madwoman in Benjamin Britten's haunting, ethereal "Curlew River." Bostridge, who comes to Cal Performances this week in Netia Jones' acclaimed production of Britten's 1964 stage work, says the role is an excellent fit.

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  2. Alameda: Trish Spencer defeats Marie Gilmore in mayor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Trish Spencer is the city's new mayor, securing a narrow victory over incumbent Mayor Marie Gilmore in a race that hinged on a few dozen votes since election night. "I am looking forward to the opportunity to serve," Spencer said.

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  3. Piedmont/Montclair Around The Horn: Local volleyball teams reach NCS playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A number of local high school girls volleyball teams have qualified for the North Coast Section playoffs. Bishop O'Dowd and Head-Royce are both No.

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  4. Berkeley: Historic Woolley House rolls to new digsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The landmark 1876 Woolley House is moved from its former location at 2509 Haste Street through People's Park to a new lot at the corner of Regent Street and Dwight Way in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The house was moved next to another historic structure, the so-called Blood House, which was transported there from Durant Avenue in August.

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  5. Berkeley: Four city commissions seek input on low-income housing and other service needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Four city commissions will hold a joint meeting Thursday to hear residents' input about what kind of housing and other services are needed for low-income people in the community. The meeting -- of the Housing Advisory Commission, Homeless Commission, Human Welfare and Community Action Commission, and Children, Youth and Recreation Commission -- will be at 7 p.m. at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis St. at Ashby Avenue.

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  6. Review: Creative flair at Berkeley's TownieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    There is no dangling laundry inside Berkeley's popular new Townie restaurant and bar. No nightgowns hanging from the ceiling.

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  7. Chris Treadway: Stage productions usher in the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    "My Three Angels," which debuts at the Masquers Playhouse in Point Richmond on Nov. 14 is summed up as " a delightfully eccentric holiday comedy that trips along with a trio of unlikely saints who intervene in the lives of a family in dire straits." Steve Hill directs the "high-spirited, old-fashioned and wonderfully-crafted fable" written by Academy Award-nominee authors Sam and Bella Spewack.

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  8. Cal fraternity deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    It may be weeks before the exact cause of death is known for an Antioch man found at a fraternity house near UC Berkeley over the weekend, authorities said Monday. An autopsy on 20-year-old Vaibhev Loomba was performed Monday and toxicology tests were ordered.

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  9. Berkeley Half-Marathon draws big crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Finishing first by nearly five minutes in a field brimming with lithe athletes wasn't easy, but it sure was fun. "The course was a lot more hilly than last year, but I like that," said J.P. Slater, 23, moments after winning the Berkeley Half-Marathon on Sunday in 1 hour, 8 minutes, 39 seconds.

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  10. Man found dead at UC Berkeley fraternity houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The young man, who has not been identified, was found by officers just after noon inside the Zeta Psi fraternity house at 2728 Bancroft Way. According to Berkeley police Lt.

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  11. Reviews in Brief: 'The Way He Looks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Daniel Ribeiro's sweet-natured romance about two teen boys sorting out their feelings for each other took full possession of many hearts while on the festival circuit this year. Designated as Brazil's official entry in 2015's foreign-language Oscar race, this gem has already harvested a crop of well-deserved honors, including the audience award at this year's Frameline, San Francisco's LGBT film festival.

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  12. Monte Vista girls set sights on NorCal golf championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Monte Vista High golfers Angela Zhang and Hailey White are excited that the Mustangs advanced to the NCGA/CIF Northern California championships for the first time in their high school careers. The Mustangs punched their NorCal ticket by winning the team title at Monday's North Coast Section Division I Tournament of Champions at Tilden Park Golf Course in Berkeley.

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  13. Alameda: Author rediscovers, delights in Italian rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    When Alameda resident Donna Marie Ferro made her first trip to Italy in 1971 as a young UC Berkeley graduate, the granddaughter of immigrants from northern Italy's Liguria region, she didn't dream that some 40 years later, she'd publish a book about rediscovering her Ligurian family and her "splendido" travels in Italy.

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  14. Berkeley calendar: Author events; free program on shorebirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    NaNoWriMo Write In. Celebrate National Novel Writing Month by stopping by the library any time all day long to work in a quiet space, connect with other writers, discover great resources, and write.

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  15. El Cerrito Journal briefs:Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Scores of shoppers came to Gilman and 10th streets on Tuesday, eager to be among the inaugural crop to try out the nation's 401st and newest Whole Foods store. The 10 a.m. store opening was preceded by a breaking of bread -- baked by local bakers, of course -- part of a welcome ceremony with speeches by Whole Foods executives that included Regional President for Northern California Rob Twyman, who remembered the opening of the first Berkeley Whole Foods store on Telegraph Avenue more than two decades ago.

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  16. Chris Treadway: Blues benefit in Berkeley and music, stage and film offerings coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The Blues Broads, a heralded R&B act with a strong Bay Area pedigree, performs at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St. in Berkeley, in a 20th anniversary benefit for East Bay Innovations, a nonprofit organization assisting developmentally challenged adults in the East Bay. The band features Tracy Nelson, Dorothy Morrison , Annie Sampson and Angela Strehli and a full story about their music is online at www.mercurynews.com/ci_26839076/ .

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  17. Berkeley, A Look Back: UC professor awarded Nobel PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    There was momentous news on the UC campus 75 years ago, Nov. 9, 1939. Professor Ernest Lawrence was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics.

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  18. Assembly District 15: Tony Thurmond credits upset victory to daily precinct walksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Democrat Tony Thurmond of Richmond rolled to an upset victory for the state Assembly District 15 seat over Democrat Elizabeth Echols, of Oakland, who beat Thurmond in the crowded June primary. The win is significant not only because of the reversal in votes from just five months ago but also because it is the first time in decades a candidate won the seat who was not endorsed by Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and his wife, Loni Hancock.

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  19. Melissa Yao leads the Alameda High girls golf team to a third-place...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Alameda High School golfer Melissa Yao putts from the fringe as she participates in the North Coast Section Division I Girls Golf Tournament of Champions at Tilden Park Golf Course in Berkeley on Nov. 3. Yao's score of seven-over 78 led the Hornets to a third-place team finish with a score of 412 and a spot in the CIF Northern California Regional tournament on Nov. 10 in Salinas.

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  20. West County Around The Horn: St. Mary's edges St. Joseph Notre Dame in girls tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The St. Mary's High girls tennis team swept the doubles matches to defeat St. Joseph Notre Dame 4-3 on Oct. 30. The Panthers team of Megan Nehme and Brianna Lozano won the No. 1 doubles match 6-2, 6-0.

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