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  1. Score It EvenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Richmond progressives . Perhaps the biggest political win in the East Bay in 2014 was the overwhelming victory by Richmond progressives over Chevron in the November election.

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  2. Re: The East Bay's New Power Couple: Richmond's Gay Police Chief Gets MarriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus and Terrance Cheung, the chief of staff in Supervisor John Gioia's office, were married in a ceremony that took place among blooming flowers in the terraced amphitheater at the Berkeley Rose Garden over the weekend. After the small ceremony, the newlyweds held a reception for about 250 people at the Richmond waterfront restaurant Salute's.

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  3. Re: After 42 Years, Berkeley's Taiwan Restaurant Is ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | East Bay Express

    The sign for Berkeley's Taiwan Restaurant reads, "Since 1972 Same Chef." That's a claim that very few Bay Area dining establishments can match in today's high-turnover restaurant scene, in which staying in business for even four years - much less forty - is cause for celebration.

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  4. Re: Martinez To Ban Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Patients are mobilizing to stop the East Bay city of Martinez from banning outdoor cultivation of medical cannabis this Wednesday at a city council meeting that is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 525 Henrietta Street, Martinez. The ban would shred California's Prop 215 , which voters passed in 1996.

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  5. Review: Shotgun Players' 'Our Town'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Our Town runs through Jan. 25 at The Ashby Stage , $20$30 . ShotgunPlayers.org or 510-841-6500.

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  6. OPD Improves Handling of ProtestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | East Bay Express

    For decades, the Oakland Police Department had a reputation for being one of the most brutal law enforcement agencies in the state, in terms of its treatment of political protesters. That reputation was solidified after OPD's harsh crackdown on Occupy Oakland demonstrators in 2011 and 2012 forced the city to pay out millions of dollars in police misconduct settlements.

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  7. West Oakland Councilmember Involved in House-Flipping SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | East Bay Express

    During the 2012 campaign for Oakland's District Three council seat, Lynette Gibson McElhaney said affordable housing was one of her top priorities, and that if elected, she would work to prevent gentrification and displacement of low-income residents. Since 1996, she has run a nonprofit housing assistance organization based in Richmond, and during the 2012 campaign, she said her job made her well-qualified to be a city councilmember.

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  8. Re: The East Bay's New Power Couple: Richmond's Gay Police Chief Gets MarriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Richmond Police Chief Chris Magnus and Terrance Cheung, the chief of staff in Supervisor John Gioia's office, were married in a ceremony that took place among blooming flowers in the terraced amphitheater at the Berkeley Rose Garden over the weekend. After the small ceremony, the newlyweds held a reception for about 250 people at the Richmond waterfront restaurant Salute's.

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  9. Re: Mid-Week Menu: A Vegan Deli, a Downtown Oakland Wine Bar, and a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) Last week brought news of The Herbivorous Butcher , which touts itself as America's first vegan "butcher" shop and will set up shop in Minneapolis this coming spring.

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  10. Mid-Week Menu: A Vegan Deli, a Downtown Oakland Wine Bar, and a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) Last week brought news of The Herbivorous Butcher , which touts itself as America's first vegan "butcher" shop and will set up shop in Minneapolis this coming spring.

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  11. Wednesday Must Reads: Senate Report Details CIA's Gruesome...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | East Bay Express

    The CIA's gruesome torture regime included subjecting prisoners to forced "rectal feeding" and "rectal hydration" and to nearly drowning them in waterboarding sessions. Yet despite the grisly revelations in the report, the Obama Justice Department has no plans to prosecute anyone involved in the torture program.

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  12. Re: After 42 Years, Berkeley's Taiwan Restaurant Is ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | East Bay Express

    The sign for Berkeley's Taiwan Restaurant reads, "Since 1972 Same Chef." That's a claim that very few Bay Area dining establishments can match in today's high-turnover restaurant scene, in which staying in business for even four years - much less forty - is cause for celebration.

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  13. After 42 Years, Berkeley's Taiwan Restaurant Is ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | East Bay Express

    The sign for Berkeley's Taiwan Restaurant reads, "Since 1972 Same Chef." That's a claim that very few Bay Area dining establishments can match in today's high-turnover restaurant scene, in which staying in business for even four years - much less forty - is cause for celebration.

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  14. One Man Performs All 31 Parts of 'A Christmas Carol'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | East Bay Express

    A Christmas Carol runs through Dec. 21 at The Berkeley City Club , $20$28. BrownPaperTickets.com/Event/904211 or 415-871-1493.

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  15. Meet Oakland's Hottest R&Bass artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2013 | East Bay Express

    In years past, success for contemporary R&B artists meant landing a major label deal. They signed to a Svengali-like management company, sang background vocals for rappers, and banked on becoming the next Beyonc or Usher.

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  16. Communitē Table: Now Open in the LaurelRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | East Bay Express

    The stated aim of CommunitA' Table , Michele LeProhn's new restaurant and prepared foods business in Oakland's Laurel District, is to bring simple, high-quality food to the working masses - to folks in the neighborhood who might not have time to cook themselves, but who appreciate being able to pick up a nice salad or chicken pot pie to supplement their home meal. Even more than that, though, she hopes the restaurant will become a gathering place for the community - or "communitA'," if you will.

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  17. Tuesday Must Reads: Demonstrators Shut Down Freeway and Amtrak; BART...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. About 1,500 anti-police brutality demonstrators marched peacefully through Berkeley last night, shouting "Shut It Down for Michael Brown," and then closed down Interstate 80 and Amtrak trains along the waterfront, the Chron and Berkeleyside report. The CHP eventually forced the protesters off the freeway and arrested about 150 people.

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  18. Monday Must Reads: Berkeley Police Unleash Teargas on Demonstrators...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Stories you shouldn't miss: 1. Berkeley police cracked down harshly on protesters on Saturday night, unleashing volleys of tear gas and striking demonstrators with nightsticks and rubber bullets, Berkeleyside and the Chron report. Some journalists also were reportedly struck by police.

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  19. Mid-Week Menu: Takeout Mac 'n' Cheese, Beer and Lumpias, and Po'Boy TuesdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | East Bay Express

    Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) Oakland mac 'n' cheese specialist Homeroom's long-awaited ancillary location at 4007 Webster Street is open, Eater reports.

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  20. The Town Kitchen: Food Delivery for a CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | East Bay Express

    In the Bay Area's tech-driven, convenience-oriented, "Uberized" economy, food delivery services that shuttle gourmet meals to your doorstep at the click of a button are a dime a dozen. But Sabrina Mutukisna's new food delivery business, The Town Kitchen, is almost certainly the only one that is operated almost entirely by low-income Oakland youth - from cooking and packaging to distribution and delivery.

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