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  1. Berkeley: Live Oak Park turns 100 with Centennial CelebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Live Oak Park sits in the center of several North Berkeley neighborhoods, 5.5 acres of nature juxtaposed with facilities that form the beating hub of the area. It's a place where play areas, basketball and tennis courts, an indoor theater and the Berkeley Art Center share space with native oaks and bays, quiet shady picnic areas, a spacious grassy knoll and Codornices Creek running through the park.

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  2. Cal rolls past Sac State; doubles win total from last seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Cal has exceeded its victory total of last season after a 45-point first-half propelled the Golden Bears to a 55-14 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday and a promising 2-0 start to their season. Jared Goff threw three first-half touchdown passes and freshman Luke Rubenzer came off the bench to throw one and run for another as Cal equaled the second-most-prolific half in school history in front of 48,185 at Memorial Stadium.

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  3. Albany: Robber threatens, punches man sleeping on couchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A 33-year-old man told police he was sleeping on a couch at an apartment at 735 Gooding Way at about 3 a.m. when someone broke inside and confronted him. The man threatened and punched the resident before stealing items from the apartment, according to police, which said the victim refused medical treatment.

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  4. Killer sentenced for brutal knife attack on Berkeley woman in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A Berkeley man who killed a 26-year-old woman because he thought he was owed sex was sentenced to 26 years to life in prison on Friday at an emotional hearing where supporters from opposing sides of the tragedy stormed out of the courtroom. An Alameda County jury in July convicted Jamaal Prince, 36, of first-degree murder for the Dec. 28, 2012, knife attack on Laney College and ballet student Jennifer "Jessica" Kingeter.

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  5. East Bay's Park It: Hayward's Garin Regional hosting apple festRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The East Bay Regional Park District kicks off its series of fall events with the annual Garin Apple Festival, which takes place this year from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Garin Regional Park in Hayward. The festival celebrates Hayward's farming and ranching past, especially showcasing the park's antique apple orchard.

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  6. Gone Tubin': East Bay Regional Park District marks 80th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    It was the height of the Great Depression -- 1934 -- when the people of East Bay cities, undeterred by hard times, approved a special district to integrate public recreation and the experience of nature. By a margin of 71 percent, the East Bay created the first regional park system in the country.

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  7. Berkeley briefs: Arrest in early morning attack; invasive plant work...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    One person was clinging to life and another person was behind bars Aug. 29 after a brutal early morning attack inside a Berkeley home. Just after 12:49 a.m., police responded to 911 call reporting a male yelling and making threats inside an apartment in the 2000 block of Durant Avenue, Officer Jennifer Coats said.

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  8. Albany firefighters will bring blood cancer awareness campaign to Solano StrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The Albany Fire Department is hoping to build on its momentum in the Be The Match Firefighters Challenge by having a booth at the Solano Stroll on Sept.

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  9. Berkeley Path Wanderers co-founder helps blaze trail on city walkwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    After a friendly chat with teens climbing a chunk of stone in North Berkeley's Remillard Park, Jacque Ensign firmly grabbed her two walking sticks and strode confidently to a narrow pathway in a thicket at the park's edge.

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  10. St. Mary's High football team gets blowout victory in season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    St. Mary's High School football player Erik Phillip eludes a tackle as he gains yardage for a first down against Moreau Catholic in the second quarter of the Panthers' season opener at St. Mary's on Aug. 30. Phillip caught six passes for 80 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown reception, as St. Mary's beat Moreau Catholic 39-6.

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  11. Berkeley: Judge tones down soda tax ballot languageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    An Alameda County Superior Court judge has struck the words "high-calorie, sugary drinks" from the wording of a Nov. 4 Berkeley ballot initiative that would tax the distribution of sweetened beverages, finding the term to be "partial and misleading."

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  12. Oakland: Judge orders changes to wording of Berkeley downtown initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    An Alameda County Superior Court judge on Tuesday reworded part of a Nov. 4 Berkeley downtown zoning ballot initiative, after finding a reference to reduced height limits to be "not accurate," and the use of "significant" to describe new requirements for certain new buildings to be "not neutral."

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  13. Political Blotter: Republican secretary of state candidate Pete Peterson says 'R' is for resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .

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  14. Berkeley measure that would tax the distribution of sodas and other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    A November ballot measure in Berkeley that would tax the distribution of sodas and other sweetened drinks appeared headed for watered-down language after a hearing in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland on Friday.

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  15. Guest Commentary: Volunteers that can make a significant difference in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    It's back-to-school time. Amid the frenzy of shopping for school supplies and organizing carpools, it is worth pausing to ask: To what kinds of schools will our children return? Some will go back to schools thriving with parental involvement, cutting-edge technology and community financial support.

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  16. Citywise: Oakland map shows seismically prone buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    The nonprofit civic organization Open Oakland this week launched a website that maps many of the seismically unsound "soft-story" apartment buildings across town.

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  17. Berkeley commission backs downtown civic center districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Condos at the downtown post office? Burgers at the Veteran's Building Mall? A five star hotel at Old City Hall? Not likely if the City Council agrees with Wednesday night's unanimous Planning Commission recommendation to adopt a law that would preserve nine historic sites in civic center and guarantee that they serve the public.

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  18. Berkeley: Attack early Friday leaves one person in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    One person was clinging to life and another person was behind bars Friday after a brutal early morning attack inside a Berkeley home.

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  19. Berkeley police log: Incidents for Aug. 15-21Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Items worth less than $950 were stolen from the 1400 block of Addison Street, the 2300 block of College Avenue, the 2800 block of Derby Street and the 2100 block of Shattuck Avenue.

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  20. Campus sexual assault: 'Yes means yes' bill clears California LegislatureRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    Yes-means-yes should replace no-means-no as the standard for sexual consent -- or the lack of it -- on California's public and private college campuses, the Legislature decided Thursday.

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