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  1. Fremont gallery hosts 'Holiday For The Arts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    "Holiday for the Arts" gala ticket holders will be entered in a drawing to win an original glass mosaic by local artist Barbara Schlein. As an Olive Hyde Art Guild member, Schlein has contributed a recent work, Sweet Dreams Fairy to a drawing held during the gala evening.

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  2. East Bay's Park It: By Berkeley at Tilden, newt rules take effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    With the advent of the rainy season, the East Bay Regional Park District has activated its annual newt protection measures on South Park Drive at Tilden Regional Park near Berkeley. This means that South Park Drive is now closed to motor vehicle traffic for its entire length, between Grizzly Peak Boulevard and Wildcat Canyon Road.

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  3. Lawrence Berkeley Lab team helps lead charge to revolutionize energy storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Imagine an electric car with the range of a Tesla Model S -- able to reach Lake Tahoe from the Bay Area on a single charge -- but at one-fifth the $70,000 price tag for the luxury sedan. Or a battery not only able to provide many times more energy than today's technology but also at significantly cheaper prices, meaning longer-lasting and less expensive power for cellphones, laptops and even the home.

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  4. UC Berkeley students stage sit-in protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Students and activists camped out overnight at UC Berkeley's Wheeler Hall to protest UC regents' plans for a tuition hike. Students and activists plunked down in the building's main entryway early Wednesday evening and about 60 were still there at noon Thursday.

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  5. Alameda Health System selects interim CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The agency running Alameda County's public hospitals has named one of its own to be interim CEO while it seeks a new leader. Daniel Boggan Jr. will take over the Alameda Health System on Dec. 15, replacing Wright Lassiter III, who is leaving for a job with the Henry Ford Health System in Michigan.

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  6. Berkeley: Residents worry about housing affordability amid rapid rise in rents and property valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A public meeting to review the city's affordable housing efforts and hear from the community about its needs afforded a preview of what seems to be shaping up as a growing political issue: gentrification. At a joint hearing last week of the Housing Advisory, Homeless, Youth & Recreation, and Human Welfare and Community Action commissions, speaker after speaker bemoaned skyrocketing rents and property values, the increasing scarcity of affordable housing and what they perceived as insufficient action by public officials to address a budding crisis.

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  7. Piedmont briefs: Piedmont's tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Cookies and candy canes will be distributed by the Boy Scouts of Piedmont Council; apple cider will be provided by Piedmont Grocery. Mayor Margaret Fujioka will be on hand to greet guests who will be treated to Christmas carols by the Troubadours of Piedmont High.

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  8. Straw bale cottage rises in South BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The three little pigs got it wrong, says Craig Alderson, who chose straw over bricks for the cottage he's building in his south Berkeley backyard. The walls of the 438-square-foot dwelling are made of straw tied tightly into bales and stuffed and stamped to fit between Douglas fir posts and beams that frame what will become a four-room home.

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  9. Berkeley fuel to come with message to reduce drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Filling your gas tank in Berkeley will soon come with a little guilt: A message that your driving hurts the planet. On Nov. 18 the City Council approved an ordinance, in concept, that would mandate labels on fuel dispensing facilities, including biodiesel and electric fueling stations, advising consumers of the link between driving, CO2 emissions and climate change.

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  10. Berkeley: Two suspects attempt to rob man near UC campus Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A man was the victim of an attempted robbery near the University of California at Berkeley campus Wednesday night, university police said. The 26-year-old victim was walking near the intersection of Dana and Parker streets at 11:33 p.m. when he was approached by two suspects, according to University of California police.

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  11. Review: Britten's powerful 'Curlew River' in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Playing the Madwoman in Benjamin Britten's "Curlew River," British tenor Ian Bostridge embodies sadness and dread. His cloak is black.

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  12. Homicide cold cases grow chillier as clues disappear, police resources dwindleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    As 9-year-old Beth Ringheim struggled to make sense of the gruesome murder scene in her father's Dublin home, she formed a terrifying question: Who would do such a thing? Nearly three decades later, neither she -- nor Alameda County Sheriff's Office homicide detectives -- have any idea. Her father, Harve Ringheim, a Pleasant Hill veterinarian, had been stabbed in the head, heart and neck.

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  13. New murder charges allege Berkeley suspect attempted to rape elderly stabbing victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Murder charges filed Friday against an 18-year-old Berkeley man accused of stabbing a 72-year-old Emeryville woman during an attempted carjacking allege that the teen tried to rape the victim. Nancy Jo McClellan died Oct. 8, less than three weeks after Kamau Berlin allegedly stabbed her twice in the neck while trying to steal her 2000 Honda Civic at Russell and Otis streets in Berkeley.

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  14. Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Nov. 15 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Veteran Pet Adoption Week: Through Nov. 15, any veteran can adopt a dog or cat or small animal from the shelter for reduced fees. All shelter pets are eligible.

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  15. 17-year-old Oakland boy gets seven-year sentence for setting teen's skirt on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A 17-year-old Oakland boy was sentenced on Friday to seven years in prison for setting fire to an agender youth on an AC Transit bus last year in what's described as an immature prank gone tragically wrong. There's a chance that Richard Thomas won't ever be transferred into an adult prison for causing severe burns to 18-year-old Oakland resident Luke "Sasha" Fleischman.

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  16. East Bay's Park It: Sunol hosting Hootenanny Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Sunol Regional Wilderness in southern Alameda County will celebrate its pioneer and ranching heritage with a family-friendly Cowboy Hootenanny Folk Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature square dancing for everybody with live old-timey music by the Jimmy Chickenpants musicians, a performance by the Diablo Mountain Cloggers, pony rides, a petting zoo, old fashioned games, crafts, and tales of the old days by Geary family descendants.

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  17. Berkeley: Historic Woolley House rolls across People's Park to new digsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    The landmark 1876 Woolley House is moved from its former location at 2509 Haste Street through People's Park to a new lot at the corner of Regent Street and Dwight Way in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. The house was moved next to another historic structure, the so-called Blood House, which was transported there from Durant Avenue in August.

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  18. Berkeley calendar: Celebrate National Novel Writing Month;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Getting Your Book Published. As part of National Novel Writing Month, author Patricia Bracewell shares the story of her debut novel, "Shadow on the Crown."

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  19. El Cerrito Journal calendar: Albany Library hosts free night of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Library Book Sale. Friends of the Albany Library's two day book sale features a wide selection of fiction, nonfiction and special items at discount prices.

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  20. California college student debt at graduation lower than national averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    California college students graduate with less debt than students in most states, and university, state and federal policy has shielded the state's low-income students from the dramatic fee increases of the past decade, according to two separate reports released Wednesday night. A third new report, analyzing college tuition sticker prices nationally, found that the rapid rate of increases had slowed; the hikes this year, though higher than inflation, were less than the average increases of the past five, 10 and 30 years, in all sectors.

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