Berkeley Newswire (Page 14)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Berkeley, CA. (Page 14)

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  1. musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... Ladino and Russian, and English from the heyday of Jewish radio. At La Pea Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley. 3 p.m. $12-$16. http://www.jewishfolkchorussf.org "Girls in Trouble." Alicia Jo Rabins performs her song cycle inspired by ...

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  2. Ojai festival's women come north to BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | SFGate

    ... and about women. And the sampling of three events presented by Cal Performances as part of the ever-welcome Ojai at Berkeley are drawn from that side of the ledger. The payoff for this kind of programming is evident in "La Passion de Simone," a ...

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  3. East Bay activists to kick off food recovery pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... we did a full audit of what exists. And the result of that is that there will be a North County pilot in the Berkeley and Emeryville areas, and another for South County, which is the one we're working on," Nishihira said. The southern portion of the ...

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  4. Philadelphia set to OK soda tax despite industry oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... was expected to give final approval to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages. Currently, only Berkeley, California, has a similar law. Soda tax proposals have failed in more than 30 cities and states in recent years. Such plans are ...

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  5. Philadelphia Becomes 1st Major American City With Soda TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | ABC News

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California , had a similar law.

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  6. Cafe Eugene picks up new executive chef from Hog IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | SFGate

    The last the East Bay saw of Christopher Laramie was at the Peruvian chicken fast casual eatery Brasa, which he ran with his wife Veronica, which had replaced the couple's ambitious and well-recieved but ultimately short-lived affordable "neo-artisanal" dining concept eVe on University Ave. in Berkeley. The birth of the couple's daughter meant the demands of running their own restaurant were too much .

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  7. California county health programs yield high returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | EurekAlert!

    Return on investment in county public health departments in California exceeds return on investment in many other areas of medical care, according to a new study by a University of California, Berkeley economist. In the study, highlighted by the American Journal of Public Health and published online on June 16 ahead of print publication, Timothy Brown, a health economist with UC Berkeley's School of Public Health, estimated from his analysis of data for the years 2001 through 2009 that each dollar that counties spent on public health programs in California returned $67 to $88 dollars of value in terms of improved health outcomes.

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  8. A $499 phone for people who hate phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | CNN

    ... in reclaimed ocean plastic or sustainable madrone wood. The Runcible is an experimental new take on the phone from Berkeley, California, company Monohm. The palm-sized device is designed to look more like a pocketwatch than a phone. One side is flat ...

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  9. Bramble Cay Melomys Extinct, Climate Change Takes First Life?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | News Max

    ... and food source," Leung told The New York Times . Anthony D. Barnosky, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, called the report significant, saying it "illustrates how the human-caused extinction process works in real time." "On ...

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  10. First mammal species driven to extinctionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | RedOrbit

    ... to extinct, which would make it the first mammalian casualty of global warming. University of California, Berkeley professor and climate change expert Anthony D. Barnosky called the loss of the melomys "a cogent example of how climate change ...

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  11. Philly passes 1.5-cent per ounce soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... block it. The City Council gave final approval Thursday to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages. Berkeley, California, is the only other U.S. city with such a tax. Other proposals have been defeated in more than 30 cities and ...

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  12. The Costs of Permanent WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WNYC-AM New York

    Mark Danner , a journalist who teaches at the University of California Berkeley and at Bard College and the author of , says that the "war on terror" set in motion a spiral of perpetual military engagement, which has fundamentally reshaped American values, politics, and the nation as a whole. Host Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.

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  13. Seal Press Moves Under Da Capo's PurviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... of Da Capo and its Lifelong Press imprint, will serve as editorial director of Seal. She will remain based in Berkeley, Calif., where both Da Capo and Seal have offices. The publisher position at Seal is being eliminated in the reorganization, and ...

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  14. Wait a minute, did Bob Dylan really just cover 'Free Bird?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Alabama Live

    ... re-imagined in various media outlets. Depending on where you read it, some guy in the back of the Greek Theater in Berkeley, Calif., yelled out "Free Bird" near the end of Dylan's show. Instead of muttering some incomprehensible, cryptic putdown, ...

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  15. The super-expensive phone for people who hate phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... in reclaimed ocean plastic or sustainable madrone wood. The Runcible is an experimental new take on the phone from Berkeley, California, company Monohm. The palm-sized device is designed to look more like a pocket watch than a phone. One side is ...

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  16. Philadelphia set to OK soda tax despite industryaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | York Dispatch

    ... City Council is expected to give final approval Thursday to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages. Berkeley, California, is the only other city with such a tax. Other proposals have been defeated in more than 30 cities and states. ...

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  17. Associated Press Reports Philly Will Approve Sugar Tax On SodasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Benzinga

    In a Thursday morning article, the Associated Press reported that the Philadelphia City Council is expected to approve a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages. The only other city with a sugar tax on sodas at this point is Berkeley, California.

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  18. Stop Urban Shield Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Indybay.org

    Come through on Friday, June 24 to learn how to support the state-wide mobilization against Urban Shield on Sept. 9 in Pleasanton, CA! This is the second of three Town Halls that Stop Urban Shield is holding, and we encourage all social justice organizations and individuals in Berkeley and surrounding neighborhoods to attend.

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  19. Historic asylums and sanitariums of Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... with trees and open spaces to convey a "cheerful" environment for patients. In reality, it was hardly ... more UC Berkeley graduate John Robertson was an illustrious doctor at several Northern California medical facilities, specializing in the study ...

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  20. Johnny Rawls to host Club Fox jam in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... you've first got to be a great soul person," says the award-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist. "You can't be from Berkeley, California, and then all of a sudden become a soul singer. You know what I mean? Like I can't be a country-western singer. ...

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