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  1. Alameda: Two arrested after outbreak of overnight firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two men were arrested on suspicion of arson after Alameda Fire crews put out eight fires between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m., authorities said. At a news conference Sunday, Alameda police Lt.

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  2. Brown signs bill for $3 million to Doctors Medical CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Saturday afternoon, providing $3 million in one-time funding for cash-strapped Doctors Medical Center, West Contra Costa County's only public hospital. The hospital was facing closure because of an $18 million annual budget deficit and has cut services over the past few months in an attempt to stay open as long as possible.

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  3. Cal outlasts Colorado 59-56 in two overtimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Cal's Jared Goff and Colorado's Sefo Luifau each threw seven touchdown passes, but the Golden Bears got the last word when James Langford kicked a 34-yard field in the second overtime for a 59-56 victory on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Cal broke a 15-game losing streak in Pac-12 games, winning for the first time in 713 days, since a 31-17 victory at Washington State on Oct. 13, 2012.

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  4. Some charges dismissed for UC Berkeley doctor accused of sexually assaulting patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A judge on Friday dismissed five felony counts against a former University of California at Berkeley doctor accused of sexually assaulting male patients but kept five other counts intact. Robert Martin Kevess, 55, who has been free on $745,000 bail since charges were filed against him on April 27, 2011, is scheduled to return to Alameda County Superior Court on Oct. 3 for a pretrial hearing.

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  5. Sept. 27 Readers' letters: Santa Clara council, school board need fresh ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    I was glad to see the endorsements early enough in the election cycle to be able to perform extensive research on credentials, education, work history and character so I could make the best informed choice I could on Election Day. After having shared experiences with former candidates and lively discussions with newer candidates, I can say I am happy to support: Santa Clara mayor: Deborah Bress; Santa Clara City Council No.

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  6. Review: Mark Morris' Achilles' heel shows in dance program in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Mark Morris is an artist of many moods. In his long and stellar career as a regular at Cal Performances, the Brooklyn-based choreographer has brought us muscular, percussive modern dance, embodied operas, burlesques like "The Hard Nut" and ingenious hybrids of modern dance and ballet that graft Isadora Duncan onto Merce Cunningham and Marius Petipa onto Martha Graham.

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  7. Warriors' Kerr, Curry building relationship on linksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A scratch golfer, Stephen Curry got to show off his skill to Steve Kerr while playing a couple rounds with the new Warriors coach this offseason. Now after a summer spent breaking the ice with his players, Kerr enters training camp next week confident his relationships with them will grow closer.

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  8. Google's Ingress game now lets players create their own scavenger hunt and tour guide MissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Sal Pizarro

    Ingress , Google's mobile game, happens to be a lot of things. With 7 million downloads, it has traits of a massively multiplayer online title like Game of War .

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  9. East Bay's Park It: Berkeley's Tilden "Passport to History" event to mark birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Fremont Bulletin

    It was 80 years ago this year that citizens voted overwhelmingly to establish the East Bay Regional Park District, and a couple of years later Tilden Regional Park next to Berkeley opened as one of the three original parklands. Before it became parkland, the area including Tilden was home first to Native Americans and later to dairy farmers and cattle ranchers.

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  10. True inspiration: While going blind and deaf, she helps others cope with life's challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Rebecca Alexander, Berkeley raised psychotherapist and author who was born with a rare genetic mutation called Usher Syndrome type III is photographed at her father's home in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.

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  11. Berkeley soda tax supporters denounce industry funding of oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    More than the health of the city's children is at stake in the campaign over a proposed city tax on sodas and other sweetened drinks, say the sponsors of Yes on D -- Berkeley vs. Big Soda. Participatory democracy itself hangs in the balance, they claimed at a news conference at their Shattuck Avenue headquarters Tuesday that marked the 50th anniversary this month of the birth of the Free Speech Movement.

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  12. Richmond teen arraigned in elderly woman's stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    An 18-year-old Richmond man accused of stabbing an elderly woman in the neck during an attempted carjacking in Berkeley last week was arraigned in Alameda County courtroom on Tuesday. Kamau Berlin did not enter a plea to his attempted murder and attempted carjacking charges at his first court appearance and was ordered to return to court for further arraignment Wednesday.

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  13. Berkeley: Four vie for open City Council seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Four candidates are running to replace three-term City Councilman Gordon Wozniak, who decided not to run for the District 8 seat this year, creating a rare incumbent-free race for City Council.

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  14. Berkeley: Bicyclist hit by car in Berkeley Hills diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 62-year-old man died Monday afternoon after he was hit by a Volkswagen while riding his bicycle Sunday in the Berkeley hills, according to the Alameda County coroner's bureau. Kurt Wehner of Berkeley was riding south on Spruce Street at about 8:15 a.m. Sunday when a man driving a black Volkswagen hatchback hit him while driving east on Eunice Street, police said.

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  15. King fire: Coming winds and warmer temperatures worry firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Crews nearly doubled containment of a Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes ahead of a weather system expected to bring dry heat and erratic winds that could undo their progress. Firefighters on Tuesday were focusing on expanding containment lines ahead of a red flag warning in the afternoon, when gusts of up to 35 mph were expected, fire officials said.

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  16. Berkeley: Police ID suspect in stabbing of 72-year-old woman in carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Richmond resident faces charges including attempted homicide in the daytime stabbing of a 72-year-old woman while trying to steal her car last week, police said. Kamau Berlin, 18, has also been charged with attempted carjacking in connection to the attack Friday near the intersection of Russell and Otis streets in Berkeley.

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  17. Police ID suspect who allegedly stabbed 72-year-old woman in Berkeley carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Richmond resident faces charges including attempted homicide in the daytime stabbing of a 72-year-old woman multiple times while trying to steal her car last week, police said. Kamau Berlin, 18, has also been charged with attempted carjacking in connection to the brutal attack Friday near the intersection of Russell and Otis streets in Berkeley.

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  18. Bicyclist hit by car in Berkeley Hills crash still criticalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A bicyclist struck and seriously injured by a car near the Berkeley Hills Sunday remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday, police said. The collision happened at 8:15 a.m. on Sunday near the intersection of Spruce and Eunice streets, police said.

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  19. Bad Plus reinvents Stravinsky Mark Morris Dance GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    When Mark Morris unveiled his exuberant new version of "The Rite of Spring" last year at Cal Performances, the audience didn't hear Stravinsky's iconic score performed by an orchestra. Instead, accompaniment for "Spring, Spring, Spring" was provided by the jazz trio The Bad Plus.

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  20. Coastal CleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Saratoga News

    Matt Spaur came from Lafayette on Saturday to pick up trash on Berkeley's shoreline for Coastal Cleanup Day, and two hours in he had not found a single plastic grocery bag. The bags were banned from most of the larger Alameda County retailers almost two years ago.

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