Berkeley Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Pulitzer-prizewinning Berkeley author's novel leads the list of new releases by Bay Area authors.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    For those of us who love to read, a new book is always a welcome gift. These new releases, all by Bay Area authors, span fiction, nonfiction, poetry and memoir.

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  2. Berkeley: Three robberies in five days on same street, police urge cautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Three robberies in five days on the same street were related and residents of the area need to be extra vigilant, police said. The attacks occurred between Dec. 1 and 5, victimized a pedestrian each time and all happened on Virginia Street, Berkeley police spokesman Sgt.

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  3. UC Berkeley to hold memorial vigil for Oakland fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    UC Berkeley on Thursday will grieve the loss of two students, two recent graduates and others who died in a Friday night warehouse fire , an inferno at an Oakland art collective that killed 36 people - many in their 20s and 30s. The campus is holding a noon vigil at Zellerbach Hall, ordinarily a performance space, for David Cline , 24; Griffin Madden , 23; Jenny Morris , 21; and Vanessa Plotkin , 21. It is also honoring the life of Chelsea Dolan , 33, a DJ who volunteered at the campus radio station KALX.

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  4. Holiday gifts: Books, cards for antiques, collectibles loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    "Junk Gypsy" by sisters Amie and Jolie Sikes exemplifies the trend to "go bold and big" without forking out lots of loot. These Texas-born siblings star in a duo of hit shows on HGTV and their book sums up what it is to be a "junker."

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  5. Activists protest development proposal at Berkeley's - Standing Rock'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    "This is the birthplace of Berkeley," said historian and author Richard Schwartz. "It's also the birthplace of human settlement on the San Francisco Bay."

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  6. Richmond: KPFA benefit is a crafts fair to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Giving the KPFA Winter Crafts Fair a new name is more than just a cosmetic change for Berkeley producer Jan Erte. It's a celebration of the fair's new location, which has proved to be a stroke of good fortune, she said.

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  7. Berkeley, A Look Back: Blackouts, sirens in city after Pearl Harbor attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    War news dominated the pages of the Berkeley Daily Gazette seventy five years ago in the week after the Pearl Harbor attack. "Report Tokyo Bombed" was one headline of Dec. 9, 1941.

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  8. How famed vocalist Joyce DiDonato created the concert we all need right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    In her latest project, "In War and Peace: Harmony through Music," renowned mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato explores the question in far-reaching musical terms. Joined by Italian period-instrument ensemble Il Pomo d'Oro, the award-winning American artist sings Baroque arias and new works on subjects of harmony and discord.

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  9. Oakland: Mountain bike co-captains pedaling to gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Long considered a largely European endeavor, cycling has taken off in recent decades in other parts of the world. One form of the sport, mountain biking, has even begun to make its presence felt at the high school level.

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  10. An article in the Dec. 8 Gazette surveyed Japanese-American opinions on the war.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Seventy five years ago next Wednesday, Berkeley, along with the rest of the United States, was thrown into war by the attack on Pearl Harbor by "naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." The attack began just before 8 a.m. Hawaii time, or midmorning on Sunday in the Bay Area.

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  11. Berkeley students sue school district, alleging intimidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Current and former students of a teacher who made headlines for hitting a man she believed to be a Nazi have sued the Berkeley Unified School District and its top officials in federal court, alleging they were interrogated and intimidated because of their race and national origin. Yvette Felarca, a teacher at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, was put on administrative leave in September, almost two months after she was filmed hitting the man during a June 26 melee in Sacramento.

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  12. Berkeley election signals change in council balance of powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A balance of power shift appears in store for the new City Council emerging from the Nov. 8 election, now that three seats currently occupied by members considered moderates, including the post of mayor, have been won by candidates with the progressive label. Progressives are generally viewed as favoring more affordable housing incentives than moderates, while the latter favor more law enforcement involvement to deal with the city's growing homelessness problem and its effect on the city's quality of life.

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  13. Thieves stealing UC Berkeley golf cartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Whether they are being heisted for joyriding or something else, thieves have stolen six UC Berkeley golf carts around campus since Nov. 14, authorities said. Four of the carts, valued between $3,000 and $8,000, have been recovered, some far off campus, but no arrests made.

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  14. Alameda County: Emergency shelters open for the winter, beds filling fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Less than a week after Oakland, Emeryville, Albany and Berkeley opened their winter shelters, some sites have already filled their supplemental beds, shelter operators said. In Oakland, the largest site, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul on 23rd Street, which houses 75 people, is only half-full.

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  15. Alert citizens lead Berkeley police to Starbucks robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The involvement of community members, including one who had a gun pointed at him, led to the arrests of two robbery suspects Saturday, police said Monday. Police said a man later identified as Delamontae Stewart, 22, tried to steal a woman's laptop and struggled with her until he was able to yank it away from her.

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  16. Berkeley: Panel to discuss city's Native American heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    "Native Berkeley - Ancient Wisdom for Troubled Times" on Dec. 4 will be a discussion on the city's Native heritage by a panel of American Indian and academic experts. Mortar holes such as these in El Cerrito's Canyon Trail Park may have been used to grind acorns.

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  17. Purdy: Sonny Dykes has still not beat Stanford and his teams...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    California Golden Bears head coach Sonny Dykes stands on the field as he watches officials speak while playing against the Washington Huskies during the second quarter of their NCAA college football game at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Sonny Dykes' contract at Cal provides him a $25,000 bonus whenever he beats Stanford.

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  18. Woman leads police on chase from Solano County to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The pursuit began when the driver of a green pickup truck fled Solano County Sheriff's deputies. CHP officers took over the chase as the driver was fleeing west on Interstate Interstate 80 through Berkeley, according to the CHP.

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  19. Concord: Affordable housing owners to spend millions on renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Community Housing Works, a San Diego nonprofit affordable housing developer, bought the 198-unit Sun Ridge apartments on Detroit Avenue earlier this year for an undisclosed sum. The complex of mostly one- and two-bedroom apartments was built in two phases in 1965 and 1967.

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  20. Purdy: Why the Big Game matters awesomely to all Bay Area sports fans, even if they ignore itRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Members of the Stanford football team celebrate with the Stanford Axe after winning the 117th Big Game against Cal at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Stanford won 38-17 and is now bowl eligible.

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