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  1. Berkeley creates one-stop venue to wise up while fighting global warmingRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Remember when the library was the place to check out books? Now the West Berkeley Library is also a place to recharge your vehicle and help the city meet its Climate Action Plan goals. Electric vehicles parked in front of the West Berkeley branch library now can plug into a curbside charging station, city spokesman Matthai Chakko announced this week.

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  2. More rape reports at Bay Area colleges, more victims comfortable speaking upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A group of UC Berkeley students organize to protest the return of Sujit Choudhry to campus and react to an editorial he wrote on his own behalf in the Daily Californian in Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.

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  3. Berkeleya s Oaks Theatre for sale at $4.25 million, or leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The historic, shuttered Oaks Theatre building on upper Solano Avenue is listed for sale at $4.25 million, and the owner would like to see it reemerge as a theater and arts venue. The 21,575-square-foot building, at 1861-1877 Solano Ave., includes an approximately 1,000-seat-capacity movie theater with balcony, and five retail spaces below five offices, according to a prospectus from local brokerage Gordon Commercial Real Estate Services.

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  4. Taube: Few alive remember Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, but art can be eternalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    On the 74th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the first civilian revolt against the Nazis and the single largest revolt by Jews, we struggle to imagine what the event meant to contemporaneous Jews and to the world. The few who survived the brutal suppression that ended May 16, 1943, have said their final goodbyes, and most who witnessed the revolt, even from a distance, are also gone.

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  5. John Dean, Watergate heavy, to appear at Berkeley town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    John Dean, of Watergate fame, will appear with Congresswoman Barbara Lee at a town hall meeting from 2 p.m to 3:30 p.m. May 21 at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, 1781 Rose St. Dean, the White House counsel from 1970 to 1973, was a key witness during the Watergate scandal that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon in August 1974. The purpose of the May 21 meeting, according to Lee, D-Oakland, is to discuss presidential accountability in the era of President Donald Trump, as well as the legal, ethical, and moral limitations of presidential authority, and its impact on her district.

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  6. Police arrest two, bag $500,000 of stolen goods, in breakup of Bay Area-wide theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police arrested two suspects at a San Leandro residence and recovered about $500,000 worth of property, as part of what appears to be the break-up of a robbery ring that targeted CVS and Walgreens stores in Berkeley and elsewhere in the Bay Area. Lengthy investigations have led to the identification of a theft/robbery series targeting Bay Area CVS and Walgreens stores for cosmetics.

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  7. Berkeley Symphony announces new season; Joana Carneiro returns to conductRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    The world premiere of a cello concerto by Australian composer William Gardiner, West Coast premieres by composers Anna Clyne and Rene Orth and performances of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, "Choral"; Berlioz's "Symphonie Fantastique" and John Adams' "Fearful Symmetries" are among the highlights coming up on the Berkeley Symphony's 2017-18 season.

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  8. Residents of Berkeley care home face eviction as building sale loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Fifteen handicapped and disabled men must move soon from their longtime home at Fulton and Parker streets, apparent casualties of a pending sale of their building. Unlike other Berkeley tenants, they apparently are not covered by renter protection laws.

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  9. Check out this cute baby born to the Cal women's basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    California head coach Lindsay Gottlieb reacts to a foul call against her team during the second half of a women's college basketball game with Texas, in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Texas won, 73-70, to advance to the Sweet 16. California women's basketball coach Lindsay Gottlieb gave birth to a boy Sunday and reveled in it on social media.

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  10. Alameda County supes to vote on controversial ambulance contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    In a deal upsetting East Bay firefighters, Alameda County supervisors Tuesday are set to vote on a three-year contract extension for ambulance provider Paramedics Plus that lessens fines for response delays and includes other givebacks. The vote comes days after a judge dropped Alameda County from a federal lawsuit alleging it accepted illegal kickbacks from Paramedics Plus.

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  11. Don Lattin's "Changing Our Minds" leads list of new ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Contemplating subjects spanning medicine, politics, history and race, readers will find themselves intrigued and enriched by these new releases from Bay Area authors. "Changing Our Minds: Psychedelic Sacraments and the New Psychotherapy" by Don Lattin Marin-based journalist Lattin has written widely about the uses of psychedelic drugs and psychoactive plants.

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  12. Berkeley: Plaintiffs reach settlement in deadly balcony collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A partial settlement has been reached in the deadly balcony collapse that killed six young people and injured seven others. The settlement, the sum of which is confidential, was reached between injured victims and the families of the dead, mostly from Ireland, and those responsible for the construction work done during the building of the Library Gardens apartment complex at 2020 Kittredge Street in Berkeley, according to the law firm representing victims.

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  13. The price of free speechRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Members of the International Socialist Organization hold a rally at Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue a day after conservative commentator Ann Coulter cancelled her visit to UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Free speech protests last week at UC Berkeley were largely peaceful as hundreds of law enforcement officers patrolled the campus and surrounding community.

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  14. Berkeley Symphony to perform Shostakovich's riveting 'Babi Yar' SymphonyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Although this is likely my last classical music column for the Bay Area News Group, I want to leave my valued readers, over the past 30 years during which I've been writing for it and its predecessors, my deepest-felt thanks for their enthusiastic shared support for me and the art form we jointly cherish. Poetry and music are perhaps the two most powerful tools of human communication that can permeate and endure through time and space.

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  15. Rare satiric Rameau-Voltaire opera beautifully stagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    With its luminous score and frequent flights into choreographed dance sequences, "Le Temple de la Gloire" is a rare example of the large-scale works of the French Baroque era. Music lovers might wait a lifetime for a revival of Jean-Philippe Rameau's 1745 "ballet-hroique" .

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  16. Takeover robbers who terrorized East Bay businesses in 2016 are sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two men have been sentenced to federal prison for a string of armed takeover robberies targeting businesses in Berkeley and other Bay Area cities last year. Oakland resident Shawan Spargans, 42, was sentenced to 23 years and Merl Simpson, 47, of Antioch, was sentenced to 20 years by a federal judge in Oakland on Thursday.

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  17. NFL Draft: Cal QB Davis Webb taken by New York Giants in third roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cal's Davis Webb walks off the field after the team's victory over Texas in their NCAA football game at Cal's Memorial Stadium on the U.C. Berkeley campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016.

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  18. NFL Draft: Stanford's Christian McCaffrey to CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Stanford's Christian McCaffrey finds daylight against Cal in the second half of the 119th Big Game at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Stanford's Christian McCaffrey looks for running room against Cal's Josh Drayden in the first half of the 119th Big Game at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.

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  19. Berkeley officials urge public to avoid violent 'provocateurs' at protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    At least two groups have planned demonstrations in Berkeley on Thursday, in response to the cancellation of a speech by conservative author Ann Coulter, and city officials were urging people to steer clear of violent outbursts. Ann Coulter speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011.

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  20. Ann Coulter cancels talk at UC Berkeley, but far right still winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A protester dances past a fire they set it up at Sproul Plaza during a protest against right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos who was scheduled to speak at UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Ever since Donald Trump's election, emboldened conservatives and their neo-Nazi kissing cousins have been flocking to Berkeley, which is pretty much tantamount to sticking a hot poker in the eye of someone on the political left.

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