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  1. Barnidge: If Berkeley shoppers don't have to pay the soda tax, does it really exist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Two receipts, left, from CVS in Berkeley, and right, from Safeway in Clayton, show no soft drink tax was charged on a 1.5 liter Pepsi in both cities. When Berkeley officials summoned the media last week to bask in the success of the city's new 1-cent-per-ounce soda tax -- $116,000 collected in the first month -- Councilman Laurie Capitelli summed up the essence of the program with a touch of irony.

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  2. Richmond man gets 10 years for voluntary manslaughter for fatally shooting a 16-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    A Richmond man who was 17 when he gunned down a 16-year-old boy in Richmond's Iron Triangle in 2010 was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. Darious Davon Lewis, 22, was originally charged with murder and a firearm enhancement for the fatal shooting of Akeem Rouse on Aug. 18, 2010.

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  3. Serena Williams to play at Bank of the West tennisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Serena Williams, the world's No. 1-ranked tennis player, has committed to defend her title at the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford Aug. 3-9.

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  4. Local sports digest: Manchester United, Earthquakes to meet in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Cal's Memorial Stadium will play host to the Manchester United-Earthquakes game July 21, giving the Bay Area three major soccer games this summer, the clubs announced Thursday. Promoters of the International Champions Cup tournament placed the game in Berkeley after their first two Bay Area events sold out within two weeks.

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  5. Berkeley: Pacific School of Religion to partner with operator of retirement communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Inside Bay Area

    A man sits on a bench on the campus of the Pacific School of Religion is seen in Berkeley, Calif. on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

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  6. El Cerrito: Curtain coming down on Silver Screen video rental storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Silver Screen Video Center outlasted Blockbuster and put up a good fight against Netflix and video streaming off the Internet. But the changing world of the movie rental market has finally caught up to the store within the El Cerrito Plaza Shopping Center.

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  7. East Bay's Park It: Memorial Day programs scheduled in Fremont, Alameda, Berkeley hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Inside Bay Area

    Memorial Day weekend is usually one of the busiest times in the East Bay Regional Parks, and this year is no exception. If you are looking for a close-to-home place for a camping trip, you are likely out of luck.

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  8. Berkeley soda tax: First month's take, $116,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Several City Council members and other boosters of Berkeley's first-in-the-nation soda tax giddily reported the first month's haul -- $116,000 -- on the steps of the municipal office building on Milvia Street on Monday. Councilman Laurie Capitelli, a prominent booster of the freshly enacted tax, projected the first year's proceeds at about $1.2 million.

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  9. Restaurant review: How does Berkeley's Tigerlily rate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Coconut & macadamia cake is one of the desserts served at Tigerlily Restaurant in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, May 7, 2015. If Berkeley's Tigerlily seems familiar, there's a reason: Owner Deepak Aggarwal's Mint Leaf occupied this space from 2008 until early this year, when he quietly rolled out the Tigerlily rebranding and rebirth.

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  10. Marc Benioff inspires students at UC Berkeley graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Cloud-computing pioneer, philanthropist and social justice advocate Marc Benioff challenged the UC Berkeley Class of 2015 to use the values the university instilled in them to change the world for the better. Benioff was the keynote speaker at the university's spring commencement Saturday in Memorial Stadium on a cold, cloudy and windy day.

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  11. El Sobrante couple channels grief from child's stillborn death to help othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Elena Grover was excited about having her third child, Simone; she had planned a home birth with midwives, and her 5-year-old daughter Gabriela had been assigned the task of cutting the umbilical cord. Grover could feel the baby kicking.

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  12. Oakland crime now mapped on real-time websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Hearing Oakland police sirens outside your bedroom? Now you don't even have to look outside to find out what's going on. The Oakland Police Department last week launched its real-time crime mapping website, which provides a 24-hour recap of police activity in the city.

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  13. Berkeley: Pacific School of Religion to partner with operator of retirement communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Inside Bay Area

    The Pacific School of Religion is partnering with an operator of retirement communities to build a senior residence with what Berkeley's mayor characterized as "a substantial number of units" somewhere on the seminary's campus. The size of the development, what part of the campus it would be built on, and most other details of the deal with Illinois-based Mather LifeWays were not available this week.

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  14. Hidden camera found in women's bathroom at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Inside Bay Area

    A hidden videocamera found in a dorm bathroom on the UC Berkeley campus has authorities seeking the voyeur, as well as notifying women who may have fallen victim to an invasion of privacy. The recording device was discovered last week in the women's staff restroom, in the lower level of the Unit 1 Central Building Residence Hall, according to a campus crime alert issued Thursday afternoon by the UC Berkeley Police Department.

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  15. East Bay baseball rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Inside Bay Area

    On the bubble: Berkeley , Redwood Christian . East Bay rankings are compiled by the Bay Area News Group, selected from high schools in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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  16. Radio is in the air -- and at 'Radio Central' in AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Inside Bay Area

    And the folks at the California Historical Radio Society have a big space -- in their hearts and in their 7,300-square-foot building in Alameda, where they're busy maintaining the fidelity of radio broadcasting history of the Bay Area and beyond. Thousands of vintage radios, microphones, equipment, artifacts, archives, transcribed audio recordings, books, magazines, legend and lore fill every inch of "Radio Central," the society's new museum site at 2152 Central Ave. Steve Kushman, president of the California Historical Radio Society, shows off a 1924 Metrodyne single-dial radio at the society's "Radio Central" museum and archive in Alameda.

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  17. Political Blotter: Get ready for the East Bay's next big Democratic shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Inside Bay Area

    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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  18. Berkeley library board reverses course, recommends renaming branch after late civil rights activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Inside Bay Area

    Just weeks after it opposed renaming a library after a late African-American civil rights activist, the Berkeley Board of Library Trustees reversed course Thursday, and recommended putting the name of Tarea Hall Pittman on the South Berkeley branch. Thursday's about-face, while welcomed by the gallery at the South Berkeley Senior Center, did not erase last month's perceived slight to Berkeley's black community, several speakers said.

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  19. Designing the perfect baby: UC scientists call for a pause to technology they inventedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Inside Bay Area

    The University of California has transformed biology by designing a cheap, fast, precise and powerful way to "edit" DNA, creating the prospects of a future with less sickness, more food -- and perhaps perfect babies. Alarmed that their new gene-editing tool was recently used by Chinese researchers to create the first genetically modified human embryos, scientists at UC's Innovative Genomics Initiative are leading the call to urge only safe and ethical use of the tool.

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  20. Nilda Rego, Days Gone By: The untold story of Mrs. Pardee's dining room set in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Inside Bay Area

    It seemed odd to me that the intricately carved, rather massive dining room in the Pardee Home Museum featured the initial "B." Our docent, Kay Cheatham, smiled.

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