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  1. Voices of Music Perform Corelli, Vivaldi & TelemannRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Voices of Music, a Bay Area ensemble headed by Hanneke van Proosdij and David Tayler, gave a series of holiday concerts in San Francisco, Berkeley and Palo Alto featuring virtuoso concertos by Arcangelo Corelli , Georg Phillip Telemann , and Antonio Vivaldi . I attended their Berkeley concert at the Church of St. Mary Magdalen on Sunday evening, December 18. The concert opened with Corelli's ever-popular Christmas concerto, the Pastorale, Opus 6, No.

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  2. Parsing the ObviousRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    "Our wonderful Mayor Arreguin has announced ending homeless as his first priority. At our first regular Council meeting we made enormous progress.

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  3. Berkeley evicts homeless protesters: an eyewitness reportRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On Tuesday night after meditation at my temple, I walked over to the Homeless Protest encampment near Berkeley Bowl . A spokesperson gave me one of the paper eviction notices from the police and said they thought the police would be coming between 4 and 6 AM on Wednesday morning.

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  4. Merry Christmas from the City of Berkeley to the HomelessRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    They did it again. I got there before 5 AM and at 5 around 20 police and additional staff from public works came to make sure the plot of ground was taken away from the homeless.

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  5. Parker Place, now "Parker", an Investor's Dream?Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The project formerly known as Parker Place consists of two big boxes at 2598 and 2600 Shattuck Avenue, with smaller structures under construction behind them. Only 2598 Shattuck, containing 38 rental units, is complete so far.

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  6. An open letter to Mayor Arreguin and the Berkeley City ManagerRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    I am concerned that immediately upon the launching of your proposal to deal with the critical nature of our homeless crisis, you have met resistance from that very community and perhaps, you do not understand why. I would like to give you my take on their oppositional position and a solution.

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  7. Identity theft suspect sought by Berkeley PoliceRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Police are looking for a woman they say stole a Berkeley woman's identity in order to open several fraudulent lines of credit in businesses around the Bay Area, according to Berkeley police.

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  8. Are the Berkeley raids going to stop?Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    That's the question one of the after-Council speakers posed on Tuesday night after a somewhat, no, very chaotic discussion of what needs to be done for Berkeley's large and increasing population of homeless residents. I watched all 5 hours and 33 minutes of the proceedings in the comfort of my home, and then checked out the video afterwards.

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  9. Berkeley books for the Berkeley reader, Holidays 2016Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    If you are looking for a last minute holiday gift for one of Berkeley's intelligent readers, or winter time reading for yourself, here are three suggestions. All are books published earlier this year.

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  10. Fauxgressives skitter out the back door after council chamber betrayalRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In their very first council meeting our new Mayor and City Council backtracked on just about every promise made to the people who voted for them after accepting a bizarre illegible hand scrawled set of amendments from a double talking and purposely delaying and confusing Kriss Worthington, that stripped away any protections for our most vulnerable and gave Czar status to the very person who went behind that same council's back to call out the police under false pretenses to take the blankets off of the disabled and elderly on a freezing, wet night in a pre-dawn raid. One of 12 in two months.

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  11. Berkeley's New Council Majority and the Shelter GameRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    As you enter Berkeley's old City Hall where the council meetings are held you'll find people tucked away on cardboard in the alcoves of the entryway and curled up nearby under the bushes. You'll meet even more people lounging in the well-lit first floor seating, especially in hard weather.

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  12. In sickness and in health...Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    It is not often that I get stopped in my tracks, staring at a huge specter of "WTF" hanging over the world. I mean, jaded as I am, it is rare that something takes my breath away.

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  13. Berkeley Mental Health Commission to hold hearings on $8 million budgetRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    City officials in Berkeley are fielding public input this week on an $8 million budget to bolster mental health services in the city. The city's mental health commission is accepting feedback until 5 p.m. on Thursday, city spokesman Matthai Chakko said.

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  14. November 8, 2016 General Election Official Results from Alameda...Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    November 8, 2016 General Election Official Results from Alameda County Statement of Vote: Berkeley and Selected Regional Offices and Measures Mayor First Choice Votes Jesse Arreguin 28,984 49.1% Laurie Capitelli 18,957 32.1% Kriss Worthington 4,730 8.0% Ben Gould 1,732 2.9% Bernt Wahl 1,667 2.8% Zachary Runningwolf 1,606 2.7% Mike Lee 947 1.6% Naomi Pete 371 .6% Mayor Ranked Choice Vote : Jesse Arreguin 29,499 50.4% Laurie Capitelli 19,401 33.1% Jesse went over 50% when second choice votes of Pete, Lee and Wahl were counted. It was not necessary to count second choice ballots of Runningwolf, Gould, or Worthington.

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  15. Election Wrap-Up: Arreguin, Progressives Won Big in High Turnout Berkeley Election.Read the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The election of Jesse Arreguin as mayor, along with the election of Ben Bartlett, Cheryl Davila and Sophie Hahn to the City Council, was a major victory for progressives. It restores a progressive majority that split and fell apart as Mayor Tom Bates moved to the center and adopted a more moderate stance over the course of his fourteen years in office.

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  16. Living DisabledRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This article is written solely from my point of view on the lot of the Disabled in Berkeley and elsewhere. However, I believe there are thousands who would agree with me.

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  17. Disaster highlights the need for effective regulation in Berkeley and elsewhereRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Even if we don't know anyone who died in the East Bay's tragic fire, most of us are one or two removes away from someone who did. Our former employee and friend managed the career of some of the musicians who were lost, for example, and there were many more connections there to people we know.

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  18. Jesse Arreguin inaugurated as Berkeley mayorRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In an Address to the City, Berkeley's First Latino Mayor and Its Youngest in a Century Says "the Light from Our Progressive City Must Shine Brighter Than Ever" Last night, at Old Berkeley City Hall, Jesse Arreguin was inaugurated as Berkeley's 22nd Mayor. Arreguin, 32, is Berkeley's youngest Mayor in over 100 years, and the first Latino to lead the city.

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  19. Response to Dan McMullanRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    I absolutely agree with Mr. McMullan. The city manager's actions seem cause for removal immediately upon the new Mayor's being sworn in.

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  20. Going Forward: An Open Letter to Berkeley's new City CouncilRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley voters have made clear their wish for a change of direction in the governance of Berkeley that will be more attentive to the needs and values of our existing residents and to the consequences of serious income inequality. We see cheaply-built 6- and 8-story buildings going up all over Berkeley.

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