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  1. Berkeley Student Co-op to pitch housing deal at religion school siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Now that Pacific School of Religion and developer Mather LifeWays have dropped a plan to tear down most of the campus' buildings to build a senior housing complex, the Berkeley Student Cooperative wants to acquire one or two of PSR's off-campus buildings for affordable student housing. A man sits on a bench on the campus of the Pacific School of Religion is seen in Berkeley, Calif.

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  2. This East Bay cafe is on a mission to help refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A cafe with a mission to help refugees find stability and settle in the Bay Area has opened its doors in Berkeley. 1951 Coffee Company has opened in a 1,176-square-foot space on Channing Way, offering job training and employment to refugees and asylees while also trying to educate cafe patrons and the community about refugee life and issues.

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  3. Lucinda Childsa a Available Light,a featuring John Adams score, revived in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    In the early 1980s, when the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art approached Lucinda Childs about creating a site-specific dance for its cavernous downtown industrial space known as the Temporary Contemporary, she already had a two-decade track record as a pioneering choreographer. For her collaborators she chose maverick Los Angeles architect Frank O. Gehry for the stage design, then widely respected but not yet the Pritzker Prize-winning icon he would become with the completion of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, and a wildcard composer from the Bay Area named John Adams.

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  4. Wife of Ghost Ship collective's leader: 'We carry a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    In a rare public appearance, the wife of the Ghost Ship warehouse's master tenant spoke out about the deadly fire last month, apologizing for "what happened" and lamenting what she described as "pretty terrible" treatment by the media and former neighbors. Micah Allison lived with her husband, Derick Almena, and their three children at the warehouse-turned-art collective in Oakland's Fruitvale district, where 36 people were killed Dec. 2. She turned up at a special meeting of the City Council on Monday, where legislators were considering several proposals aimed at shoring up tenant protections and providing an emergency moratorium on evictions from unpermitted live/work spaces that spiked in the wake of the deadly blaze.

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  5. Berkeley: Police seek suspects in pistol-whipping, armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Police said they are asking for the public's help in finding suspects who pistol-whipped a man before robbing him at gunpoint last week. At 9:21 p.m. Friday, officers responded to the intersection of Carleton and Ellsworth streets.

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  6. Berkeley: Police investigate after bodies found in houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Police have closed a South Berkeley street to drivers and pedestrians after two people were found dead inside a house. Just before 1 p.m. Monday, police received a reported of a suspicious circumstance at a fourplex in the 3000 block of Deakin Street.

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  7. Letter warns against desecrating Native American graves in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    How many of our Bay residents know that the venerable Spenger's Fish Grotto parking lot is part of a burial and village site of indigenous Ohlone people that dates back 5,700 years? That is older than the Great Pyramid of Giza. Or that Ohlone bones were disinterred from this Shellmound as recently as this past March? Or that hundreds of similar shellmound sites ran in a ring around our San Francisco Bay? We have a chance to honor this final resting place and protect it from development.

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  8. Pittsburg graduate appointed to Nevada Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Growing up in Pittsburg, Lidia Stiglich would visit her mother's workplace, the Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office. "They were smart and they were committed.

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  9. San Francisco Beer Week survival tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    San Francisco Beer Week is upon us once more - and despite the name, the 10-day brew extravaganza spans the greater Bay Area, with hundreds of events running Feb. 10-19 at locations from San Jose to Berkeley and beyond. There's so much to see, do and sample.

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  10. Bay Area schools protest Trump's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Despite the rain, students and staff from a number of schools in Oakland took to the streets to express their dismay and opposition to the swearing-in of the new president. A band of about 400 students, educators and parents took to the streets in the morning around Oakland's Bridges Academy at Melrose, an elementary school where 95 percent of the students are immigrants.

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  11. Berkeley mayor talks development issues at meeting of neighborhood groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A largely friendly crowd of about two dozen people came to to hear new Mayor Jesse Arreguin speak about local issues at the Jan. 14 meeting of the Berkeley Neighborhoods Council at the Berkeley Art House Gallery on Shattuck Avenue - only one question could be considered critical about Arreguin's views on development. Arreguin, dressed in a blue sweater and bluejeans, was as informal as the space, which feels like a living room filled with old records, black light posters and photographs.

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  12. Berkeley: Suspect charged in killing of Lafayette instructorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Alameda County District Attorney's Office has charged a UC Berkeley student Tuesday with murder and attempted murder in connection to a knife attack that killed a popular Lafayette instructor and hospitalized another woman. Pablo Gomez Jr., 22, was arraigned Tuesday afternoon in Alameda County Superior Court for fatally stabbing 27-year-old Emilie Inman and seriously injuring another woman on Jan. 6 in Berkeley.

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  13. Purdy: Cal football is in a fight for its soul and relevance-so ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Cal's new football head coach Justin Wilcox answers questions at a press conference at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. The new Cal football coach, Justin Wilcox, showed up in a proper blue-and-gold necktie with a sharp suit here Tuesday morning for his coming-out party.

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  14. Police have not made any arrests in the shootings that damaged some cars and other property.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The shootings were reported about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the area of Acton and Russell streets in South Berkeley near San Pablo Park. At least two cars were hit by gunfire and glass littered the area.

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  15. BART: Person under train, major delays at Berkeley stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Trains were not stopping at the Ashby station at Ashby Avenue and Adeline Street in Berkeley because of a person in the track under a southbound train, according to BART spokesman Jim Allison. An adult male was removed from the tracks and transported to Highland Hospital in Oakland.

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  16. Berkeley: I-80 pursuit involving Contra Costa Sheriff's deputy ends in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy crashed his or her patrol car during a pursuit on Interstate 80 Friday night, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash happened around 10 p.m. on westbound I-80, just west of Powell Street and near the connector to the Bay Bridge, according to the CHP.

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  17. Berkeley Mayor to celebrate grand opening of cycling and fitness studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The cycling and fitness studio chain CycleBar will celebrate the grand opening of its new Berkeley outlet at 4 p.m. Jan. 27 with an appearance by Mayor Jesse Arreguin, his office confirmed this week. The Berkeley outlet, which opened for business in November, is at 1929 University Ave. between Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Milvia Street.

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  18. Berkeley mayor to appear at neighborhood meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Mayor Jesse Arreguin will make an appearance at the beginning of a Berkeley Neighborhoods Council meeting Saturday.

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  19. Berkeley: Pacific School of Religion and developer scuttle plan for senior housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    With the demise of The Mather, a planned five-story complex of 265 residential living units plus 12 suites for seniors with memory loss, 36 suites for those needing more care, and three apartments for visiting faculty, Pacific School of Religion is pursuing discussions with potential buyers for portions of its real estate and expects to announce another partnership soon. The campus of the Pacific School of Religion is seen in Berkeley, Calif.

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  20. AC Transit bus could get screen time in forthcoming Marvel movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The transit agency's governing board approved the use of its logo Wednesday night, according to agency spokesman, Robert Lyles. The planned Marvel Studios movie is an adaptation of its Black Panther comic book, whose central character, T'Challa, must defend his kingdom from destruction by enemy forces.

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