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  1. Free Speech Week Nixed, But Milo Vows to Appear in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    Anser Hassan reports. Free Speech Week at UC Berkeley has been officially canceled , but right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos still plans to speak on the East Bay campus Sunday.

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  2. Milo Yiannopoulos to March for Free Speech at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    The self-proclaimed troll is in the Bay Area to headline Free Speech Week, organized by student group Berkeley Patriot and slated to run Sept. 24 and Sept.

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  3. Contra Costa Repeals Fee Levied Against Incarcerated YouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    After considering the issue for several months, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to permanently repeal fees levied against the parents of juvenile offenders. The Juvenile Cost of Care fee had been imposed on parents with children incarcerated at Juvenile Hall and Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility.

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  4. Bay Area Freeway Traffic Continues to Worsen: MTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    The Metropolitan Transportation Commission found that weekday traffic congestion across the region jumped 80 percent between 2010 and 2016. Back in 2010, commuters on average spent 1.9 minutes daily driving at freeway speeds below 35 mph.

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  5. UC Berkeley Gets Ready for Milo and Free Speech WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    The show will go on in Berkeley, according to far-right speaker Milo Yiannopoulos, who took to YouTube and Facebook Monday, accusing UC Berkeley of trying to sabotage Free Speech Week. It was Yiannopoulos who was on campus when violent protests broke out in February.

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  6. Berkeley Bracing for More Protests During Free Speech WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    SEPTEMBER 14: U.C. Berkleley students stage a demonstration outside of Zellerbach Hall on the U.C. Berkeley campus on September 14, 2017 in Berkeley, California. Police are out in force as protesters are assembling outside of Zellerbach Hall at U.C. Berkeley where conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro is scheduled to speak.

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  7. Berkeley PD Squash Viral Rumor of Stabbing at Shapiro SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    A right-wing provocateur started a rumor that this woman was stabbed in the neck by Antifa activists. It's false.

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  8. What Is The Cost of Free Speech at UC Berkeley? $600,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    A protester is arrested by Alameda County sheriff during a demonstration outside of Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. A phalanx of police and a campus on virtual lockdown accomplished the University of California, Berkeley administration's goal of allowing a conservative to speak at the famously liberal school which has become known recently more for its violent demonstrations than for its respectful exchange of ideas.

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  9. 'It's Like Godzilla's Coming to Town:' Ben ShapiroRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    City and campus authorities anticipate demonstrations at a speech by conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, a former Breitbart editor and are preparing for possible violence with a variety of new strategies and tightened security. The birthplace of America's Free Speech Movement faces yet another test Thursday when conservative speaker Ben Shapiro shows up to speak at UC Berkeley.

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  10. Bay Area Schools Rank High on U.S. News College RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    A group of school kids tours the Stanford University campus in Stanford, California. According to the U.S. News & World Report of college rankings , Stanford University ranked fifth as the top universities in the nation.

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  11. Berkeley Leaders OK Police's Use of Pepper Spray at ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    Police intervene as Trump supporters clash with protesters at a "Patriots Day" free speech rally in Berkeley. With Berkeley having become a political battleground for the far-left and far-right, its City Council on Tuesday approved Police Chief Andrew Greenwood's request to lift a 20-year-old ban on the department's use of pepper spray.

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  12. Conservative Speakers Trigger Discord at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    Confusion appears to be brewing at the University of California, Berkeley - once again about planned speeches by a number of controversial right-wing speakers. On TuesdCay, a statement issued by MILO, Inc., a nonprofit headed by former Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos, began making the rounds on the Internet.

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  13. UC Berkeley Offers Security, Counseling for Shapiro SpeechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    File photo: Ben Shapiro at the 'Cenk Uygur vs. Ben Shapiro' panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention Center on July 30, 2017 in Pasadena, California. The University of California, Berkeley is offering enhanced security as well as counseling services in light of former Brietbart editor Ben Shapiro's scheduled appearance at a campus speaking event next week.

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  14. Urban Shield Training Exercise Sparks Protest in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    A training exercise for the controversial Urban Shield program is expected to be met with opposition in the East Bay. The weekend's exposition at the Alameda County Sheriff's Office of Homeland Security is called "Intense Training 4 Intense Times," but protesters, who will gather in Oakland at 4 p.m. Friday, say Urban Shield promotes militarized police forces, teaching officers to act more like soldiers in their communities.

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  15. Bay Area Students, Teachers Scramble to Confront DACA's FateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    Immigration activists rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program during a protest in Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan, September 5, 2017 Danny Munoz doesn't remember much about her so-called "home country." She doesn't remember her parents and siblings crossing the border from Mexico, or the first few years she spent in the United States.

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  16. Kyle Chapman Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Weapon ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    Right-wing activist Kyle Chapman, also known by the moniker "Based Stickman," pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony charge stemming from when he allegedly brandished a leaded stick at a rally in Berkeley in March. Chapman, a 41-year-old Daly City man who is free on $135,000 bail, is scheduled to return to Alameda County Superior Court on Oct. 12 for a hearing at which prosecutors are to turn over evidence in the case to his defense attorney, John Noonan.

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  17. Demonstrators Spell Out 'End Hate' in Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    While right- and left-wing protesters railed against each other in Berkeley and San Francisco last weekend, hundreds of people assembled in Walnut Creek to convey a message to any white supremacists descending on the Bay Area: End hate. The demonstrators got into formation at 11 a.m. at Civic Park - a hub for political demonstrations in the affluent suburb - and physically spelled out the two words so they were big enough for the letters to be visible to a helicopter above.

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  18. Anti-Marxist Group Plans to March to Golden Gate BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    An anti-Marxist group is calling on conservatives to bring their children to a rally in San Francisco where they plan to march to the Golden Gate Bridge and block traffic Wednesday morning. The newly created Facebook community Conservative Rustles, headed by apparent San Francisco resident John Walters Monroe, has invited Identity Evropa and the "alt-right" to gather at Lincoln Boulevard and U.S. Highway 101 around 9 a.m., then march to the Golden Gate Bridge.

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  19. Birthplace of Free Speech Movement Braces for Possible FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    A "No to Marxism in America" rally in Berkeley on Sunday has been canceled amid "violent threats," but preparations are still being made in the event that chaos breaks out. Marianne Favro reports.

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  20. Kyle 'Based Stickman' Champan Remanded in CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | NBC Bay Area

    Kyle Chapman, one of 10 people arrested during a violent "March 4 Trump" rally in Berkeley in May, was remanded in custody by a judge Friday. His bail was also set at $135,000, according to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office.

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