Berkeley Newswire (Page 7)

Berkeley Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in IllinoisRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Washington Times

    ... beverages with sweeteners," according to news reports. The move in Philadelphia follows similar action in Berkeley, Calif. Meanwhile, the California cities of Oakland and San Francisco as well as Boulder, Colo., are considering following suit. Then, ...

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  2. Dalai Lama says - real gun control' comes from heartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | SFGate

    ... Capital to address the California Legislature in Sacramento, Calif., on Monday, June 20, 2016. Ngodup Tsering of Berkeley prepares for the arrival of the Dalai Lama at the California State Capital to address the California Legislature in Sacramento, ...

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  3. Report says list of a Islamophobic groupsa reaches new highRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Deseret News

    A Muslim civil rights organization says that a record number of groups are spreading hatred of Muslims and have raised more than $200 million in funding since 2008. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Muslim advocacy group, issued its findings in a report conducted with the Center for Race and Gender at the University of California, Berkeley, released Monday .

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  4. Small plane that crashed on BART tracks registered to long-time Bay Area residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | KRON 4

    ... in the U.S. Navy, Pursel has worked in the tech industry since 1995. He attended University of California at Berkeley and Santa Clara University and is a certified flight instructor, according to his LinkedIn profile. The plane's pilot had departed ...

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  5. Anti-Muslim incidents at US mosques surged last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Boston.com

    Anti-Muslim incidents at mosques in the United States surged last year, according to a new report that blames the trend on backlash from terrorist attacks and the rhetoric of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. There were nearly 80 incidents - including vandalism, property damage, harassment, and intimidation - recorded at mosques nationwide in 2015, according to the report by the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the Center for Race and Gender at University of California Berkeley.

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  6. Philadelphia's Snack a TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Psychology Today

    ... sweetened tea, sugar-added juices and so-called energy drinks) was approved by a 3-to-1 margin by voters in Berkeley, Calif." Bittman again correctly observes (another thing journalists do very well) that, "Conventional wisdom (and the soda ...

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  7. Press Celebrates 'Soda Tax' Advocates' Underhanded Passage StrategyRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | BizzyBlog.com

    ... go back to shopping at their corner stores", said Mr. Kenney in an interview. The "corner store" operators in Berkeley, California, where the nation's first soda tax of 1 cent per ount was passed in late 2014, would disagree, as an item covering the ...

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  8. Will Philadelphia's Soda Tax Deliver on Its Promises?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | [email protected]

    With the City of Philadelphia last week passing its so-called "soda tax," or a tax on sweetened beverages, it becomes the first big U.S. city and the second in the country to do so after Berkeley, Calif. Philadelphia's move is expected to embolden other U.S. cities contemplating such a tax as they battle concerns about the adverse health effects of sugary sodas on their residents.

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  9. New CAIR, UC Berkeley Report Reveals Funding, Negative Impact of Islamophobic Groups in AmericaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Common Dreams

    CAIR National Legislative Director Corey Saylor, 202-384-8857, E-Mail: [email protected] ; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, E-Mail: [email protected] ; CAIR Communications Coordinator Amina Rubin, 202-488-8787, 202-341-4171, E-Mail: [email protected] WASHINGTON - According to a report released today by the Council on American-Islamic Relations and the Center for Race and Gender at UC Berkeley , 33 Islamophobic groups had access to at least $205 million in total revenue between 2008-2013.

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  10. People of the Corn' explores ancient customsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | SFGate

    ... of the Corn: 8 p.m. Friday, June 24. Through Sunday, June 26. $15-$20. La Pea Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley. (510) 849-2568. http://lapena.org

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  11. Imagine if conservatives disrupted a Clinton rally: Column Read Story Gary BauerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... March, liberal students who were protesting working conditions for some employees at the University of California-Berkeley rioted at an event hosted by Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich. Protesters rushed the stage and assaulted one of the speakers ...

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  12. This Week: Bringing Back Main Street, Hub Project, Pride ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | StreetsBlog.org

    ... pm. SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway. Free for SPUR members. $10 for non-members. Tuesday Bikes, Wrenches, and Brews at Berkeley REI . Hang out with fellow bicyclists at the Berkeley REI to learn bike maintenance in a laid-back setting. Bring your bike, ...

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  13. Dacher Keltner's 'The Power Paradox' dishes the details on its uses and abusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Or so posits Berkeley author Dacher Keltner in his new book, "The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence" . Keltner, a psychology professor at UC Berkeley and director of its Greater Good Science Center, says his purpose in writing the book is to get the message out that enduring power is found in advancing the greater good.

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  14. The power of kindnessRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... conventional practice of kindness: using nice language and being polite," says Dacher Keltner, director of the Berkeley Social Interaction Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley. "Kindness implies you have to engage in other people's ...

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  15. Best of Ottawa Jazzfest: Our music critics make their picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Canada.com

    The Berkeley, California-based pianist, 59, is pigeonholed, and celebrated, as an avant-gardist. But for all its innovation, Melford's music offer much in the way of groove, melody and freshness.

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  16. Privacy and Cyber Expert Aaron Burstein Joins Wilkinson Barker KnauerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Freshnews

    ... received a Bachelor of Science degree from Brown University, and MS and law degrees from University of California, Berkeley. Bryan Tramont, Managing Partner of Wilkinson Barker Knauer, said, "In today's connected world, companies are increasingly ...

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  17. Philadelphia Targets Sweetened Beverages for New Revenue; Imposes First Big-City Soda TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | JD Supra

    ... tax exemptions, providing that unlike other foods, sweetened beverages remain subject to sales tax. And in 2014, Berkeley, California became the first U.S. city to adopt a sweetened beverage tax, charging a penny-per-ounce. Readers will also recall ...

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  18. Orlando Victims Watching Sandy Hook Gun Manufacturer Liability Case Opening TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Insurance Journal West

    ... differences could make a difference too, said Franklin Zimring, a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley. In this Aug. 15, 2012 file photo, three variations of the AR-15 assault rifle are displayed. While the guns similar, the ...

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  19. The Curse Of The Inability To ImagineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... just as we are, with less technology." Tania Lombrozo is a psychology professor at the University of California, Berkeley. She writes about psychology, cognitive science and philosophy, with occasional forays into parenting and veganism. You can ...

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  20. Commentary: With soda tax, Philly pioneers healthier pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Philly.com

    ... health last week by becoming the first large U.S. city to pass a tax on sugary drinks. Only the small city of Berkeley, Calif., has managed to do likewise; Philly's tax is heftier and will affect far more people. What's more, the fact that this ...

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