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  1. Irish Consulate prepares for arrival of grieving familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Dozens of flower bouquets covered the ground floor of the Library Gardens apartment complex on Wednesday morning, along with pictures and candles. An Irish flag flew over the makeshift shrine, part of a quiet, solemn mood that spread from the apartment building across the Atlantic Ocean the day after Tuesday's tragic balcony collapse that killed six and injured seven, most of them Irish citizens.

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  2. Stories of nature, mystery, love and wartime will entertain young readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Last week, we listed books by Northern California authors that younger children would find pleasing. Today, we have recommendations for school-age readers.

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  3. Childhood friends among women killed when Berkeley balcony collapsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    They came together to celebrate a the 21st birthday of a friend, to toast the next chapter of a promising future and to have some fun abroad before going home to Ireland. It didn't matter what was planned in the morning -- the party as still going strong in the early hours Tuesday.

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  4. Shockwaves from Berkeley balcony tragedy spread across AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    In a stunning tragedy that spread across the Atlantic Ocean and left city officials searching for answers, six people died early Tuesday morning and seven more were injured when an apartment balcony collapsed during a birthday party involving several Irish students in the Bay Area for a summer work program. The tragedy was all the more shocking because it occurred at an apartment building that was completed less than 10 years ago, raising questions about whether poor construction and maintenance were to blame.

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  5. Watch: Engineers inspect Berkeley balcony after deadly collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Engineers inspect the scene of a deadly balcony collapse that claimed the lives of six young people, five students from Ireland and a Rohnert Park woman. A Berkeley police officer and two engineers in a hanging basket photograph a balcony collapse at an apartment building on Kittredge Street in Berkeley, Calif., Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

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  6. Expert: Dry rot caused Berkeley balcony collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The deadly collapse of a Berkeley balcony early Tuesday morning resulted from water infiltrating and rotting the wood attaching the deck to the main structure, a structural engineering expert said Tuesday. Tony Childress, owner of Texas-based Childress Engineering Services, said there was a "deficiency in the design" of the deck, and he questioned the entire deck "connection" to the residential apartment building at 2020 Kittredge St. "There was definitely moisture intrusion in the wood. 2 comments

  7. Photos: Six dead after balcony collapse in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Berkeley police officer and two engineers in a hanging basket photograph a balcony collapse at an apartment building on Kittredge Street in Berkeley, Calif., Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Six people were killed and seven others were taken to area hospitals.

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  8. Berkeley police acknowledge problems in handling of Black Lives Matter protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The police department conceded in a report issued this week that tactics used during Black Lives Matter demonstrations in December sometimes inadvertently escalated tensions between police and protesters. However, Police Review Commission members and public speakers who heard a police presentation of the report Wednesday night said police failed to show the extent of their errors.

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  9. Frameline39: Best bets for San Francisco's LGBTQ film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Frameline39, the country's oldest and largest LGBTQ film festival, broadens its scope and programming this year, especially in the East Bay, where Oakland's Piedmont Theatre joins the Elmwood in Berkeley, allowing for 16 screenings -- twice as many as last year. The 11-day festival kicks off Thursday with "I Am Michael," featuring James Franco and Zachary Quinto, and concludes on the day of San Francisco's Gay Pride Parade with "Bare," a sexual-awakening drama with Burlingame High School grad Dianna Agron.

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  10. Warriors' playoff run builds a father-son bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The calendar says Father's Day isn't until next week, but I've already received an amazing gift, thanks to my son Sam and the Golden State Warriors. Since mid-April, when the "Splash Brothers" and company began their electrifying playoff run, Sam, 20, and I have bonded over basketball.

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  11. EBMUD approves higher water rates to reduce use and buy extra suppliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    As East Bay water officials on Tuesday were about to increase rates and impose the toughest penalties yet against water wasters, Raven Brown had one concern. She's held off from bathing her dog, who has fleas, for fear her water bill would go up and she might be fined.

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  12. Florey's Book Event A doctor's guide to loving and becoming yourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    The momentous event of Albert's childhood happened in a house on Thirty-Fourth Street in San Bernardino, CA. It was 1938 and Albert's father, 38, bedridden for so long in an oxygen tent, died from the tuberculosis he had contracted in medical school.

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  13. Fish reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    Half Moon Bay: Captain Dennis Baxter of the New Captain Pete went rockfishing on May 24 south to San Gregorio, and they came through with limits of rockfish and a ling cod per rod for a light load. He was encouraged by the first signs of bait in the area for some time with anchovies along with squid showing up offshore.

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  14. Tiffany Austin explores music of Hoagy CarmichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Even for new graduates of elite law schools such as UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall, finding promising work while the economy idled after the Great Recession proved more than daunting. "When I graduated from Boalt, half the class already had placements, and the other didn't," says Tiffany Austin, who finished law school in fall 2012.

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  15. Review: Masquers Playhouse delivers gripping 'Farragut North'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Politics is one of those dirty jobs that somebody has to do. Campaigning requires a ruthlessness that the general public usually doesn't want to know about.

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  16. Alameda County Fair concerts: Beach Boys, Tower of Power, Tanya Tucker highlight lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | Cupertino Courier

    There are plenty of reasons to love the Alameda County Fair -- from the roller coasters and rides to the sugary treats and other fun food items to all the educational opportunities. This year's concert lineup is solid, featuring such popular acts as Tower of Power, Foghat, Tanya Tucker and The Beach Boys.

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  17. La Pena Cultural Center celebrates 40th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Born out of strife, repression and exile, La Pena Cultural Center has evolved into a verdant island of culture and resistance in the heart of South Berkeley. Celebrating the center's 40th birthday over the month of June with programming that embodies its expansive commitment to art and social justice, La Pena enters a new organizational era informed but not constrained by past struggles.

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  18. Former UC Berkeley cop who cracked Jaycee Dugard case battles cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A former UC Berkeley police officer hailed a hero after she helped rescue kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard nearly six years ago is now battling a personal struggle of her own. "When they told me I tested positive, this howl came out of me.

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  19. Oakland hires longtime locals to round out Mayor Libby Schaaf's executive teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The city announced the hiring of two more executive staffers set to join incoming City Administrator Sabrina Landreth later this summer. Christine Daniel, city manager in for Berkeley since 2011, will become Oakland's assistant city administrator in August.

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  20. FishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    With the smaller tides the halibut scores are picking up. On May 28 the Huck Finn out of Emeryville reported 15 halibut to 23 pounds adding 11 stripers.

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