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  1. Re: Oakland Celebrates Soda Tax Victory as 'Huge Win Over Corporations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Soda companies don't want sugary drinks to be cast as the next tobacco. They spent millions in three Bay Area cities this November trying to prevent just that.

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  2. Oakland Celebrates Soda Tax Victory as 'Huge Win Over Corporations'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Soda companies don't want sugary drinks to be cast as the next tobacco. They spent millions in three Bay Area cities this November trying to prevent just that.

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  3. Re: ELECTION 2016 RESULTS: Live Updates, News, and AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Wednesday, Nov. 9, 12:11 p.m.: Despite an expensive opposition campaign, a tax increase on landlords in Berkeley easily passed with 74 percent of the vote. Funds raised by the tax will help pay for affordable housing projects.

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  4. Robert Wilson Returns to Berkeley with BaryshnikovRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Letter to a Man plays at Zellerbach Theater on the UC Berkeley Campus, November 1013. $75 and up.

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  5. Public Defender Turned Solo Performer in The Golden HammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | East Bay Express

    The Golden Hammer will show at The Marsh in Berkeley through November 20. $20$100. TheMarsh.org Mark McGoldrick's one-man play, The Golden Hammer , was like a greased monkey.

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  6. Election Results: Follow Us For Live Updates, News, and Analysis on Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | East Bay Express

    UPDATE, 12:15 p.m. : Not a ton to report until the polls shut ... so let's take a peek at the dough that drives democracy: As of this morning here in the East Bay, special interests will likely end up spending well over $16 million on Measure HH, the Oakland "soda tax" initiative. Former-NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg dumped a fortune into that race - and also the Oakland school board contests .

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  7. Lauryn Hill, Nas, and KehlaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Legendary R&B singer Lauryn Hill will take the stage alongside equally acclaimed East Coast rapper Nas this Friday at the Greek Theatre . The two will be sharing a lineup with Bay Area singer Kehlani and Nigerian artist Seun Kuti.

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  8. Agrodolce Serves Up Sicilian Specialties and Old-School VibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | East Bay Express

    510 p.m. Cash, all major credit cards Sample Menu Lo Sfincione ... $8 Frittura Misto ... $14 Ragu d'Agnello ... $16 Porchetta al'Forno ... $18 Gelato al'Limone ... $7 1730 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley 510-848-8748 Hours: Wed.-Mon. 510 p.m. Cash, all major credit cards Sample Menu Lo Sfincione ... $8 Frittura Misto ... $14 Ragu d'Agnello ... $16 Porchetta al'Fono ... $18 Gelato al'Limone ... $7 Agrodolce is the most picturesque Italian restaurant that the East Bay has to offer - assuming that the portrait of an ideal Italian family meal in your mind's eye includes good-natured bickering and garlicky olive oil ladled out of a giant plastic bin.

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  9. How to Solve Berkeley's Housing Crisis? Two Leading Mayoral Candidates Don't See Eye-to-EyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | East Bay Express

    It's an issue that divides Berkeley's political landscape: How to solve the city's housing crisis. And this year's top mayoral candidates are as split as anyone on the subject.

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  10. How to Happy Hour Like a Tech Bro on an 'I Only Live in Oakland...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Happy hours exist so you can get day drunk without totally breaking the bank. Dirt-cheap drinks in dive bars are always nice, but sometimes the occasion calls for taking it up a notch with patio drinking, bar snacks, and $5 margaritas at classy establishments.

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  11. Into the Beautiful North At Central Works.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Central Works . October 15-November 13. $30 in advance, $15-$30 at the door. CentralWorks.org.

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  12. Is San Francisco really a Company Town?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Documentarians don't get any more down-to-earth and local than the Berkeley-based team of Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow. Kaufman founded and directed the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival before partnering with Snitow, a former KPFA-FM news director, to write and produce such socially conscious investigative features as Secrets of Silicon Valley and Blacks and Jews .

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  13. Twenty-Five Years Later, Green Day EnduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | East Bay Express

    In the world of Green Day, angry outbursts mean tunes instead of terrorism; guitar riffs replace raging rants and riots; and luscious licks and lyrics longing for justice usurp vitriolic language. If we all lived in that world, we might march to the drumbeat of dignified diversity, not divisiveness.

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  14. East Bay Homelessness Newspaper Street Spirit Loses FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Nearly every morning, William Trezza picks up copies of the Street Spirit newspaper from a local vendor and sells them on the sidewalks of Berkeley. He says he uses the dollar he earns from each issue to buy healthy meals that treat his diabetes.

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  15. OUSD Aims to Put Its Money Where Its Values AreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | East Bay Express

    How do you provide lunch for an entire city of hungry schoolchildren on a budget of just $1.25 a meal - and do so while also making sure the food is highly nutritious and sustainably sourced, and that it puts money back into the local economy? That's the kind of impossible puzzle that any large public school district faces. But the Oakland Unified School District's food services program may soon have a new tool with the potential to make the task slightly more manageable.

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  16. With the Adoption of a New Food Procurement Policy, OUSD's School Lunch Program Gets a GradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | East Bay Express

    How do you provide lunch for an entire city of hungry schoolchildren on a budget of just $1.25 a meal - and do so while also making sure the food is highly nutritious and sustainably sourced, and that it puts money back into the local economy? That's the kind of impossible puzzle that any large public school district faces. But the Oakland Unified School District's food services program may soon have a new tool with the potential to make solving this puzzle slightly more manageable.

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  17. This Weekend's Top Five EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | East Bay Express

    The Seshen At UC Theatre People have said The Seshen resembles a United Nations meeting because the seven-piece East Bay band is about as diverse as a small group of people can get. The ensemble, led by a husband-wife duo composed of vocalist Lalin St. Juste and bassist Aki Ehara, layers soulful vocals with psychedelic electronics and a rich tapestry of jazzy pop instrumentation.

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  18. Jonathan Lethem Returns to Berkeley with A Gambler's AnatomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Jonathan Lethem will read and sign A Gambler's Anatomy at Moe's Books on October 26 at 7:30 p.m. Free. MoesBooks.com The novel represents a kind of literary homecoming.

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  19. Mid-Week Menu: Oakland Restaurants Once Again Snubbed By Michelin InspectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | East Bay Express

    Welcome to the Mid-Week Menu, our roundup of East Bay food news. 1) Earlier this week, Michelin released its 2017 list of Bay Area "Bib Gourmand" winners - a designation reserved for restaurants that fall short of receiving any actual stars, but that Michelin's anonymous inspectors recommend for "excellent food at a reasonable price."

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  20. Re: Social Justice in a Produce BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | East Bay Express

    In honor of today's Occupy Our Food Supply day of global action , here are two very affordable community-supported agriculture programs that support social justice and urban renewal programs in Oakland. People's Grocery in West Oakland recently formalized its partnership with Dig Deep Farms in San Leandro, one of Northern California's only farms run by people of color.

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