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  1. Dad killed in Oakland shooting, mom waits until after Christmas to tell young daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Contra Costa Times

    How do you tell your 7-year-old daughter that her father was just killed in a shooting? The former partner of Dominique Johnson, a 30-year-old Berkeley man who was gunned down in Oakland on Dec. 23, decided to wait until after Christmas to tell their child. "I haven't told my daughter yet," Christine Miller said Wednesday.

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  2. DA charges women suspected of beating woman, watching her get run over in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Two women were charged with attempted murder in a violent spat where they allegedly left a woman lying unconscious in the road, then watched her get run over, authorities said. At 11:32 p.m. Dec.18, police responded to a report of a woman struck in a hit-and-run collision , and found her lying in the 3100 block of San Pablo Avenue, suffering from life-threatening injuries.

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  3. Lillian Hellman revival in Berkeley is as urgent and relevant as a Last Jedia a " herea s whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Contra Costa Times

    Ever hear of Lillian Hellman? Don't feel bad if you haven't because although many of her male contemporaries remain famous, such as her lover Dashiell Hammett, Hellman has all but vanished from popular culture. That's a pity because she was a woman unafraid to make a ruckus in a man's world.

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  4. A 30-year-old Berkeley man shot to death Saturday night in West Oakland has been identified.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Contra Costa Times

    A 30-year-old Berkeley man fatally shot in West Oakland on Saturday night was identified by police Tuesday as Dominique Johnson. Police are still trying to determine why Johnson was in Oakland and what the motive for the shooting was.

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  5. Treadway: Albany presentation will explore "Bay Area through Time"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Inside Bay Area

    A free talk at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 will explore what the Bay Area has looked like over the centuries, what grew and roamed here, and who lived here. "The Bay Area through Time" is the title of the illustrated program and the speaker will be Laura Cunningham, an artist, paleontologist, biologist, naturalist, and award-winning author.

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  6. Darling Flower Shop, opened during the Great Depression, is closing at the end of the year.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Darling Flower Shop in Berkeley, Calif., photographed on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. Founded in 1932, the family operated flower shop is closing for good on December 31. Jay and Barbara Touriel photographed at Darling Flower Shop in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017.

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  7. Performances set for San Jose, Berkeley, San Francisco, SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Shen Yun has returned to the Bay Area to tell those tales with more than 150 performers. The traveling production encompasses a variety of folk and classical dance and music styles in a lavish production backed by a full orchestra.

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  8. Bay Area wine, spirits and beer events: Dec. 24 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | Contra Costa Times

    Brewing for Beer Dinner: Comal will welcome Laughing Monk Brewing head brewer and co-owner Jeff Moakler for a dinner that features small-batch beers paired with Comal dishes. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Comal, 2020 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley.

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  9. Berkeley homeless camps take 21st century approach with solar powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | Contra Costa Times

    A group of homeless people are pioneering what they say is a sustainable, if minimalist, 21st century camp model in this often trendsetting city by installing solar panels to charge cellphones and computers, power a few nighttime reading lights, and otherwise stay globally tuned. Sam Clune has hooked up donated solar panels at three homeless camps, starting with one along Shellmound Street just north of the Emeryville border at the edge of Aquatic Park where he has lived with his dog, Trouble, since his last forced move.

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  10. Sexual battery suspect arrested in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Contra Costa Times

    A Berkeley resident was in county jail Thursday after his arrest this week on suspicion of sexual battery, police said Thursday. At 6:17 p.m. Wednesday, dispatchers received a call from a 17-year-old who said she had been assaulted while walking near Delaware and California streets.

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  11. Police show images of Berkeley battery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man sought in connection with a sexual battery reported earlier this month. Just before 9 a.m. Dec. 10, police said Thursday that a woman told them she was jogging on the sidewalk on Ninth Street near the intersection of Heinz Avenue when a man approached her from behind.

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  12. Former Alameda police Chief Richard Young remembered for dedication, jovial personalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Richard Young, a former Alameda police chief whose law enforcement career spanned four decades - including World War II, the Free Speech Movement and the Summer of Love - died Dec. 14 at age 99. Young, who was born in September 1918, is remembered as a jovial soul who visited the department for holiday parties and get-togethers well into his 90s, according to current police Chief Paul Rolleri. Young's law enforcement career began in 1941 during World War II.

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  13. After 25 years of institutional care, East Bay woman finds a new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Contra Costa Times

    Teresa Wilson, 54, works with Davina Calvo-Perez, Las Trampas DSP, right, in the Las Trampas home she shares with other residents in Pleasant Hill, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2017. Wilson was in a more institutional setting in Sonoma, but the outdated facility is closing, so some of its residents are being moved to more community-based housing.

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  14. Rod Dibble, beloved pianist at The Alley, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Rod Dibble, a locally beloved pianist who brought more than 50 years of musical joy to patrons who sang along with him at The Alley bar, died Monday. He was 85. "He kept The Alley, as well as the Great American Songbook alive by playing night-after-night, song-after-song, with singer-after-singer for the better part of 50 plus years," the note said.

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  15. Ohlone activists stand firm in opposing West Berkeley Shellmound developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Three Ohlone family bands say they have rejected a developer's offer to reduce the footprint of its proposed project in the parking lot across from Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto in exchange for the Ohlones' blessing. A principal of the developer however says talks are continuing, and that he is confident the project will eventually happen.

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  16. Downtown Oakland garage makes way for citya s largest residential towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    A worker installs scaffolding around the Merchants parking garage located across from the Tribune tower in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, The old garage built in 1954 will be demolished to build a 40-story residential tower. A historic marker will be saved and will be added to the new building when it is completed.

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  17. Berkeley, A Look Back: City starred in 'The Graduate' 50 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Here's the house at 2400 Dana Street that was used in filming "TheGraduate." Dustin Hoffman's room was under the attic eaves.

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  18. Talk Back: A's should follow UC Berkeley's example for new stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Why not take a page from the playbook of those super smart people at the University of California, Berkeley, and build it right there where the old park sits now? Why not gut the old Coliseum and rebuild the interior to the A's liking? If the old Coliseum is structurally sound, there is no reason that it couldn't be totally renovated internally, with new facilities, a gym and new seating. In addition, adding some seating around the baselines and perhaps additional skyboxes.

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  19. San Leandro leaders dither in support for short-term rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    San Leandro could be on its way to allowing short-term residential rentals such as Airbnb, but it's not a sure thing. The San Leandro City Council has expressed its wavering support for short-term rentals in owner-occupied dwellings, such as those listed on Airbnb or VRBO.

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  20. Plan for new Castro Valley Sanitary District facility hits snagRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    This conceptual design rendering by Noll & Tam Architects, of Berkeley, shows what the proposed Castro Valley Sanitary District corporation yard may look like. The new, 13,000-square-foot building, near the corner of Castro Valley Boulevard and Center Street, would house all of CVSan's wastewater operations and allow for future expansion options.

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