Berkeley Newswire (Page 17)

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  1. Berkeley council adopts rules targeting noise, drunkenness at minidormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Contra Costa Times

    The rules come in response to long-standing complaints from many residents of neighborhoods near UC Berkeley about noise, trash, late-night parties and drunkenness, and what officials characterized as a high volume of emergency service calls. From September through December last year, 89 such calls originated from Southside locations associated with students, including 56 from residence halls, 12 from fraternities, and two from the International House.

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  2. What's Happening: Red and Black girls bassketball clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Registration open for Berkeley-based boys and girls 8U-12U club teams. Also offering skills training classes for ages 5-17.

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  3. Berkeley: Labor advocates, local politicians launch campaign to stop wage theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Contra Costa Times

    Labor advocates, with some local politicians pledging support, announced the launch of a statewide campaign to combat wage theft, at a news conference in front of Berkeley's Old City Hall on Tuesday. In the construction industry alone, wage theft, or short-changing workers on pay, costs workers $1.2 billion a year, according to Smart Cities Prevail, a labor research and advocacy organization that helped organize the news conference.

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

    Monday Jan 25 | Inside Bay Area

    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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  5. Berkeley election promises to bring new faces to city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Contra Costa Times

    Incumbents tend to be re-elected with regularity in Berkeley, allowing little new blood to flow into city leadership. But the Nov. 8 elections will bring some changes when Tom Bates, mayor since 2002, and Max Anderson, District 3 councilman since 2004, step down and Councilman Laurie Capitelli gives up the District 5 seat he's held since 2004 to run for mayor.

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

    Monday Jan 25 | Contra Costa Times

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

    Sunday Jan 24 | Inside Bay Area

    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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  8. Berkeley police logRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Contra Costa Times

    Items worth more than $950 were stolen from locations at Oregon Street and Shattuck Avenue and in the 2400 block of Shattuck Avenue. THEFT -- Items worth less than $950 were stolen from locations in the 2600 block of Ellsworth Street, the 2100 block of Shattuck Avenue and the 1400 block of Sixth Street.

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

    Thursday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    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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  10. Berkeley events celebrate legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy were celebrated at events in Berkeley on Friday and Monday. On Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School hosted presentations on "Nonviolent Movements for Change," by renowned photojournalist Bob Fitch, who was Dr. King's photographer for two years, documenting civil rights organizing activities of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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

    Thursday Jan 21 | Inside Bay Area

    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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  12. Bay Area Bike Share bike station location meetings setRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    The big expansion of bicycle sharing in the Bay Area will move forward next week with a series of meetings to discuss where to locate bike stations for work and general use. The Bay Area Bike Share meetings will be held in Berkeley, Oakland, Emeryville and San Jose beginning Monday, Jan. 25. A regional agency last year set out to expand a 2013 pilot bike sharing program from 700 bicycles available for registered users to 7,000.

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  13. El Cerrito: 27th annual observance honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Camryn Garner, 4, left, of Richmond, holds the hand of her twin brother Avery Garner, 4, as they march during the 27th annual El Cerrito Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on San Pablo Avenue in El Cerrito, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. Hundreds of people gathered today to march and to remember his message of peace and hope.

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  14. El Cerrito police log: Statues stolen from residential yardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    A Berkeley man, 62, was arrested for DUI at 1:20 a.m. at San Pablo Avenue and the Interstate 80 off-ramp. DUI -- A Richmond man, 39, was arrested for DUI at 1:45 a.m. on San Pablo Avenue at Moeser Lane.

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

    Thursday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    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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  16. Keimach departing Moraga for Alameda postRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Since becoming Moraga's town manager in 2009, Jill Keimach has overseen the repaving of roads, the construction of town offices and the crafting of the town's first-ever development agreement, which resulted in Moraga gaining five acres for parks and trails. Now that she's leaving to become the city manager of Alameda, Keimach feels confident Moraga is on the right track.

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

    Thursday Jan 21 | Contra Costa Times

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

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Contra Costa Times

    Save the Bay co-founder Sylvia McLaughlin, who worked to stop developers from filling the San Francisco Bay for development, died Tuesday at her Berkeley home. She was 99. McLaughlin and friends Kay Kerr and Esther Gulick in the 1960s formed Save the Bay, an environmental group instrumental in getting protections to provide public access to the shoreline and limit the rapid conversion of Bay waters into land.

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

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Inside Bay Area

    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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  20. Pier 1 closing El Cerrito Plaza locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Contra Costa Times

    The El Cerrito Plaza shopping center will be losing a major tenant when home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports closes its doors on Feb. 24 but will be gaining another in the same space in Daiso, a Japan-based concept retailer. Daiso will open in four to five months in the space that is an outlying building along San Pablo Avenue and separate from the main shopping center structures, according to the leasing agent, Ron Bernasconi of Bernasconi Commercial Real Estate in Lodi.

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