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  1. East Bay's Park It: Citrus peels are most unappealing -- don't leave themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Walking around at Black Diamond Mines in Antioch the other day, I was reminded that it's probably time for my annual orange peel sermon. I realize that I'm probably preaching to the choir here, but I'll press on nevertheless.

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  2. Berkeley: Accident spurs renewed call for dedicated bike laneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    As Megan Schwarzman sets out on an anticipated long road to recovery from a near-fatal bicycle accident Feb. 2, members of rider advocacy group Bike East Bay say they are keeping the family in their thoughts and prayers. At the same time, they are demanding the city act aggressively to create a two-block bike lane on Fulton Street beginning at the intersection with Bancroft Way where Schwarzman was hit and dragged beneath a car.

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  3. Berkeley: Workshops will look at possible locations for Bike ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The program, intended as a 24-hour regional transportation network for short, one-way trips, is supposed to start in Berkeley, Emeryville and Oakland later this year. A $15 monthly pass or $149 annual pass will entitle users to unlimited 30-minute trips, according to a news release from the city.

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  4. What's It Worth?: Where to donate vintage fur coatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    My Dec. 31 column about the value of old fur coats and stoles generated a huge reader response. My favorite gave me the thrill of being able to bring together the owner of the stole with a chemotherapy patient who wanted it for warmth during her sessions: "My dearest wish is to have a mink jacket.

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  5. The special 5:30 p.m. Feb. 23 meeting will include presentations from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Housing, arguably the city's hottest-button issue, will be the subject of a special City Council worksession on at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Old City Hall, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Regional Housing Overview, with Miriam Chion, planning and research director for the Association of Bay Area Governments , and Cynthia Kroll, the association's chief economist.

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  6. Oakland: Ex-con faces multiple felony counts in 2-city hit-run rampageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A man arrested Wednesday after a two-city rampage of deliberately hitting vehicles with his car and brandishing a gun at people was identified Thursday as Darrell C. Blackmon, 37, of Berkeley. Authorities said Blackmon has a history of damaging other people's vehicles and has also served a prison term for robbery.

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  7. Girls basketball: Bishop O'Dowd beats Berkeley with defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Tweaking the defense worked well for the Bishop O'Dowd girls basketball team Wednesday, as the Dragons held Berkeley to single digits in the first and fourth quarters en route to a 53-34 league victory. "We changed up some things in our press, and this is the first night we used it," Bishop O'Dowd coach Malik McCord said.

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  8. Drummond: UC Berkeley students feel the BernRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Isabel Song was steadily monitoring the results of the New Hampshire Democratic primary on her iPad. Nearby, other campaign volunteers with UC Berkeley Students for Bernie used their cell phones to reach out to voters in Nevada to drum up support for their man Bernie Sanders in that state's upcoming Nov. 20 Democratic caucus.

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  9. Berkeley: Ace Hardware set to move to Milvia Street in the springRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A hardware business founded in the late 19th century is being forced to move from its latest digs, but no date has been set. The store, currently at 2145 University Ave. at Walnut Street, will move to 2020 Milvia St. near Addison Street, likely sometime in the spring, depending on when the new premises are ready, Carpenter said.

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  10. Oakland: Man withdraws insanity plea in Berkeley attempted murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A man who had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in a Berkeley attempted murder case withdrew that plea Wednesday and will now face 12 years in prison. Duane Nailor, 56, of Texas, was found guilty of attempted voluntary manslaughter by a jury on Monday for the beating of Shawn Bradford, of Oakland, with a metal pipe.

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  11. Berkeley letters: Albany Hill cross; apology from EBMUDRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    We live in today's society which is seemingly fraught with man-made and natural disasters. Whether riding on BART or AC Transit, I always check to see the cross up on the hill.

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  12. Berkeley considers asking taxpayers for upgrade fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Will Berkeley taxpayers open their wallets to repair deteriorating senior centers and pot-holed tennis courts, build affordable housing and upgrade street lighting? The City Council took preliminary steps at Tuesday's council meeting and work session to address the question, in view of placing a bond measure on the November 2016 ballot. Before going to the voters, the council has to pare down project wish lists, choose a taxing mechanism and pinpoint the bond cost.

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  13. Driver seen brandishing a gun involved in several crashes in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A man was arrested Wednesday morning after an hourlong spree of deliberate vehicle collisions and gun brandishing that started in East Oakland and ended in Berkeley, authorities said. Police on city streets and a CHP aircraft were involved in the pursuit of the man, who was driving a Mitsubishi.

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  14. Oakland City Council may consider higher development fees to pay for affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The city is moving toward approving new developer fees to pay for affordable housing that are higher than previously proposed, and could at first exclude portions of East Oakland. A City Council economic committee on Tuesday supported a proposal by four council members to gradually increase the fees for multifamily, market-rate housing developments to $24,000 per unit.

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  15. House burns near UC Berkeley campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The blaze sent large plumes of smoke into the sky after starting at a home in an unspecified block of Haste Street. Crews were dispatched to the blaze at 11:16 a.m., according to a dispatcher.

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  16. Albany: Three protesters arrested Monday at UC development siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Three protesters were arrested Monday morning after temporarily halting construction work at the site of a controversial development on land owned by the University of California. The protesters are part of a group known as Occupy the Farm, which has opposed the university's plans to build a mixed use project that includes a Sprouts Farmers Market and assisted living facility on the site along San Pablo Avenue at Monroe Street.

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  17. Watch Warriors' Draymond Green dish out caffeinated assistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Under the supervision of Peet's Coffee employee J.D. Wilson, left, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green serves up a cup of coffee at the Peet's Coffee location in downtown Berkeley, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Peet's will donate 5 percent of the proceeds from the Warriors Grounds coffee promotion, up to $10,000, to the Warriors Community Foundation.

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  18. Longtime Berkeley schools spokesman Coplan will run for City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Mark Coplan, longtime Berkeley schools spokesman, is running for the council in District 3, according to a news release this week from his campaign. Coplan, 60, will face at least two opponents for the seat, currently occupied by Councilman Max Anderson, who will not seek re-election.

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  19. Vaccine controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    California may have closed a chapter in its bitter fight over mandatory vaccines for children, but a new billboard campaign by opponents of the state's pro-vaccination law shows the controversy is far from over. Billboards questioning the safety of vaccines have popped up over the past couple of months from Berkeley and San Francisco to North Fair Oaks, a largely Latino community in southern San Mateo County.

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  20. Bay Area vaccine controversy reignites in time for Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    California may have closed a chapter in its bitter fight over mandatory vaccines for children, but a new billboard campaign by opponents of the state's pro-vaccination law shows the controversy is far from over. Billboards questioning the safety of vaccines have popped up over the past couple of months from Berkeley and San Francisco to North Fair Oaks, a largely Latino community in southern San Mateo County.

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