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  1. Bay Area wine, spirits and beer events: July 3 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | Inside Bay Area

    Winemaker dinner: Comal will welcome Mick Unti for a multi-course dinner that features Unti wines paired with Comal dishes. 6:30 p.m. July 10. Comal, 2020 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley.

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  2. Director at center of Kensington police controversy resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Inside Bay Area

    KENSINGTON Vanessa Cordova has resigned from the town's community services board after a long-term health issue kept her in Italy for several months, requiring her to participate in meetings via a cell-phone connection. In a letter to board President Rachelle Sherris-Watt, Cordova wrote from Italy that she was about to undergo an operation for a "cerebralspinal fluid leak" that "will demand 100 percent of my physical and emotional energy."

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  3. Two arrested after Berkeley police find stolen gun in SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Just after midnight Sunday, a Berkeley police officer tried to stop an SUV for alleged vehicle code violations. Police said the SUV did not immediately yield and instead pulled into the rear parking lot of an apartment building on the same block, police said.

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  4. New San Francisco Mime Troupe production opening in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    This summer's production by the San Francisco Mime Troupe asks the question "How can a nation of immigrants declare war on immigration?" The answer, SFMT says, is fear. The troupe's new musical "Walls" will address that question in performances around the Bay Area and Northern California, starting at 2 p.m. July 1 at Cedar Rose Park, 1300 Rose St. in Berkeley.

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  5. Durant Hotel reopens as Graduate Berkeley, keeps up the 'collegiate feel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    If you're staying at Graduate Berkeley , and momentarily forget what city you're in, there's plenty inside the hotel to remind you. Front desk agent Lizzy Strong displays a bio card with her favorite subject and the name of her favorite professor : just enough of a "collegiate feel," as Strong expressed it, to remind any disoriented visitors that they are a block from one of the world's top universities.

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  6. Celebrate July Fourth in the East Bay parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Magician Larry Farnsworth seems to have a young crowd spellbound at Fremont's Ardenwood Historic Farm with his tricks during a previous year's July Fourth festivities. This year, Ardenwood will offer a 1900s-style community festival with patriotic music on the Patterson House lawn and fiddle music in the farmyard.

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  7. Toxic algae closes popular Bay Area lake to swimmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Inside Bay Area

    The popular Lake Temescal is closed to swimming again because of a bloom of toxic blue-green algae just as the swim season heats up. East Bay Regional Park District officials said Tuesday that the lake in the Temescal Regional Recreation Area near the Caldecott Tunnel will be closed until tests show the toxic algae has decreased to safe levels.

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  8. Award-winning author turns to East Bay locales for fiction thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Award-winning author Meg Gardiner's new fiction novel "UNSUB" is a story about tracking down a murderer who is terrorizing the East Bay. Gardiner used Oakland, Berkeley and other East Bay locales as a backdrop for her book partly because it was sparked by the Zodiac killer mystery and partly because she loves the East Bay.

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  9. Berkeley briefs: Grizzly Peak robberies prompt police warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Alameda County Sheriff's deputies kick back in People's Park after clearing out the occupants on May 15, 1969. A photo exhibit documenting Bay Area social history and movements over the last 50 years will run through Aug. 20 at the Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut St. "Resistors: 50 Years of Social Movement Photography in the Bay Area," curated by Melanie and Ken Light, opens June 29. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

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  10. El Cerrito Journal briefs: Assistant city manager to lead international professional groupRead the original story

    Monday Jun 26 | Inside Bay Area

    El Cerrito Assistant City Manager Karen Pinkos has been chosen to take over the top job at an international organization of government managers that she has worked with for the past 20 years. The International City/County Management Association, which Pinkos will head beginning in September of 2018, supports more than 11,000 appointed leaders in local government through its publications, data and information, training and professional development and other services.

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  11. Berkeley calendar: Not Quite Shakespeare in the Park; Fourth of July at Berkeley MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Email your items to [email protected] Type "calendar" in the subject line.

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  12. Berkeley, A Look Back: City swelters, endures wildfires in 1942Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Mid-June this year in Berkeley was hot. It was the same 75 years ago. Berkeley experienced its hottest night on record to date on Sunday, June 28, 1942.

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  13. Is California's big investment in needy students paying off? Few...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Inside Bay Area

    California's new system for funding public education has pumped tens of billions of extra dollars into struggling schools, but there's little evidence yet that the investment is helping the most disadvantaged students. A CALmatters analysis of the biggest districts with the greatest clusters of needy children found limited success with the policy's goal: to close the achievement gap between these students and their more privileged peers.

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  14. Independence Day celebrations in West Contra Costa, Albany, and BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ALBANY: The annual Green, Red, White & Blue Celebration will have activities and competitions, classic cars, food and entertainment for all ages from noon to 4 p.m. July 4 at Memorial Park, 1325 Portland Ave. Attractions will include bluegrass music by Bill Evans & Friends, games for children and families, a petting zoo, face painting, a rock climbing wall, a zip line, jump houses, the East Bay Vivarium show, local food trucks, the annual Diaper Derby and mustache and beard and watermelon eating contests, and classic car and pet shows. Start the fun early at the annual Albany Lions Club pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon at the Veterans Memorial Building.

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  15. Holy Hill seminary reaffirms rejection of demolition plans at Berkeley siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Pacific School of Religion will reconfigure some office space and spruce up two on-campus dorms as part of a "sustainable solution" for housing its students, the seminary has announced. Additionally, PSR has sold a residential building at 2479 Le Conte Ave. to a "Holy Hill" neighbor, Zaytuna College , as part of the latest iteration of its "plans to better steward our campus resources and leverage our real estate property toward fulfilling our mission of preparing theologically and spiritually rooted leaders for social transformation."

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  16. Roadshow: Motorcycle lane-splitting is legal, but should it be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Q: I am so saddened that a motorcyclist died on Interstate 880 recently while lane-splitting. With the number of terrible and unsafe drivers we have, I wish this law could be changed.

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  17. Oakland Voices: Options Recovery Services Celebrates 20 years of innovation treating substance abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The atmosphere in the room was thick with happiness and positivity. Everyone was dressed to the nines in full-on 1920's fashion.

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  18. Photos: Special Olympics Torch Run in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    With Berkeley police department Officer Alex Villarroel holding the "Flame of Hope" members of the department escort the torch along Oxford Street during the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The torch run was started in 1981 in Wichita, Kansas by Police Chief Richard LaMunyon and now sees participation by departments across the nation in fundraising for the Special Olympics.

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  19. El Cerrito Journal briefs: Outreach program seeks to assist homelessRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Residents in Albany, Berkeley and other Alameda County areas are encouraged to sign up for the new AC Alert system at www.ACAlert.org to receive emergency messages. "As the city's primary emergency alerting system, AC Alert can reach residents with urgent information regarding earthquakes, wildfires or other natural or man-made disasters," Berkeley said in an announcement.

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  20. Father of Ghost Ship victim seeks to preserve, protect artist spaces in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Ed Bernbaum is photographed in his Berkeley, Calif., home on Thursday, June 8, 2017. Bernbaum's son Jonathan was killed in the Ghost Ship fire.

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