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  1. Book, programs to highlight forgotten figure of North BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    East Bay historian Richard Schwartz has just released "The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis." An immigrant showman and promoter who turned what was then a remote corner of Berkeley into an attraction and showplace is the topic of a pair of events related to a new history book that spans local and national history.

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  2. El Cerrito condo project challenge rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The long saga of the Audiss RV park and the planning process for the development that will replace it has apparently come to an end with the denial Tuesday of an appeal of the design approval of the project by the City Council. The council also denied an appeal of the project's approval by the El Cerrito Planning Commission in September.

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  3. Pets and Wildlife: Bay Area adoptions, other events, April 19 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue: Looking to adopt a companion bird? Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue is offering bird adoptions from 2-5:30 p.m. April 22, at Pet Food Express, 1388 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek. Llamas: Learn how to groom, feed, lead and interact positively with specially trained llamas, under the guidance of Geo, a "Llama Michie," with more than 25 years' experience.

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  4. Berkeley soda tax a sweet success, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Cans and bottles of soda line an aisle at the Sacramento Market on Sacramento Street in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Berkeley residents will be voting on Measure D this fall, a municipal tax on sodas and other sweetened beverages.

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  5. Berkeley to March For Science and against ignoranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The nation's chief executive fiddles with his smartphone while the planet bakes in rising temperatures, or so most scientists say. Global warming deniers head federal agencies, hailing coal and petroleum as the energy sources of the future.

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  6. Snapp Shots: Berkeley's forgotten 'Gus' is subject of new exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Berkeley can boast many memorable citizens, including composers like John Adams, commanders like Chester Nimitz and characters like Wavy Gravy. But to my mind, the most notable Berkeleyan of all was a guy named Gus.

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  7. AAA launches car-sharing service a Giga for drivers in Oakland, BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Head of Operations Edmund Solis, left, and Fleet Technician Joshua Williams, left, get the new AAA Gig Car Share fleet of Toyota Prius c hybrids ready at their lot in West Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, April 13, 2017. The 250-car fleet serving Oakland and Berkeley will launch on April 30. AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah is launching a new service that will let drivers without a car of their own access one at a moment's notice.

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  8. Convicted bank robber charged again with same crime in OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    A 64-year old man charged with robbing a downtown bank Tuesday morning is a 12-time felon with convictions for disarming and shooting at an Oakland police sergeant in 1982 and committing bank heists in 1981 and 1995, according to authorities, court records and media accounts. As a result of the robbery at the City National Bank, 2101 Webster St., Darryl Ray Clarke was charged Thursday with a single count of robbery and with having the prior felony convictions.

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  9. First Northern California women's Mosque to be dedicated today in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Qal'bu Maryam is reportedly the second women's mosque in California. The Women's Mosque of America opened in Los Angeles in 2015.

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  10. How much rain fell in the Bay Area overnight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Traffic slogs through the wet weather on I-80- in Berkeley, Calif., on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. A late-season storm delivered modest rainfall totals to the Bay Area through Thursday morning and soaked the already saturated Santa Cruz Mountains.

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  11. Photos: Former Cal basketball coach selling Piedmont mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Cuonzo Martin, the former University of California, Berkeley men's basketball coach, is selling his Piedmont, Calif. mansion for $2.495 million, reports Realtor.com.

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  12. San Leandro OKs marijuana business taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Three approved medical marijuana dispensaries will have to pay more to operate in San Leandro now that the city has imposed a 6 percent business tax that will climb to 8 percent by 2021. The San Leandro City Council on March 20 unanimously set a 6 percent tax on all gross receipts through June 2019.

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  13. Housing of last resort: Stuck between a firetrap and the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Roosevelt Taylor, pastor at the Tower of Faith church, talks about efforts to help people with transitional housing at the church's house in Oakland, Calif. on Monday, April 3, 2017.

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  14. Martinez: Schroder goes for another mayoral term, may face Avila FariasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    With the election in November 2018, Rob Schroder knows it's early to commit, even given the seemingly endless American campaign seasons. But he said last week he believes he needs to declare his intentions now.

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  15. Berkeley: Police tout gun-related arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Police announced Tuesday that they arrested three young Berkeley men on felony gun charges and retrieved two firearms in a case sparked by a citizen's report. Police arrested Abrar Aomer, 19, and Judah Pree, 20, and Reginald Jackson, 20, and they have all been charged by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office with gun-related felonies, court records show.

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  16. Easter events for the family in West Contra Costa and BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ALBANY: Albany Preschool Cooperative will hold its annual Spring Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 15 at Memorial Park, 1325 Portland Ave. The fair opens with the Bunny arriving on an Albany Fire Department fire truck. "Children will have the chance to take a picture with the Bunny and enjoy an egg hunt.

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  17. The Berkeley Summit reservoir roof was poured into place on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Work continues on the East Bay Municipal Utility District's Summit Reservoir on Grizzly Peak Boulevard near Spruce Street in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, March 30, 2017. EBMUD is building a 3.5 million gallon water tank which will replace a 37-million gallon reservoir with an earthen embankment dam built in 1891.

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  18. Oakland: American Indian Model Schools can remain open for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2013 | Inside Bay Area

    Gui Yu, of Oakland, who has a child attending the American Indian Model Schools, holds a sign as well as a large banner during a Oakland Unified School District special meeting to pull the charter of the AIM Schools in Oakland on March 20, 2013. Supporters of the American Indian Model Schools hold a sign during a Oakland Unified School District special meeting to pull the charter of the AIM Schools in Oakland on March 20, 2013.

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  19. Treadway: World premiere play; Maria Muldaur show; new Berkeley history book comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Contra Costa Civic Theatre in El Cerrito is holding only the second world premiere in its 57-year history when "The Lost Years" opens on April 7. Contra Costa Civic Theatre in El Cerrito is holding only the second world premiere in its 57-year history when "The Lost Years" opens on April 7. The play by Los Angeles-based playwright Cynthia Wands, features "mistaken identities, family secrets, artistic ambitions, and terrible puns" in a setting of Lancashire, England. "The Thomas household is abuzz with elaborate wedding preparations for their only daughter, Isabelle.

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  20. Berkeley OK's purchase of four propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The properties, along University Avenue from Ninth Street to 10th Street, once were on the Alameda County List of Tax Defaulted Land to be auctioned, but were taken off the list due to bankruptcy proceedings, and the city negotiated a deal. Daniel Clar, of Daniel Clar Auctioneers, looks through some of the items left behind in the space formerly occupied by the Premier Cru wine business in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016.

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