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  1. Activist Lehman Brightman, who taught and made history, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Lehman L. Brightman, a longtime East Bay resident, Contra Costa College professor and Native American activist, died Sunday, May 18, 2017 at Kaiser Hospital in Walnut Creek. Lehman L. Brightman, a proud member of the Sioux tribe, activist and longtime East Bay college history professor who rebelled against the U.S. government's account of history, died Sunday.

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  2. Letter writer upset about city of Berkeley buying armored vanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    On Nov. 1, 2016, the Berkeley city manager signed an "agreement with San Francisco for the distribution of FY 2016 UASI Grant Funds." UASI is the Urban Areas Security Initiative program of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and provides grants for Urban Shield and military equipment such as armored tactical vans.

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  3. Berkeley police log for June 8-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Assaults: Assaults were reported in the 1000 block of University Avenue, in the 3100 block of Eton Avenue, in the 1600 block of Shattuck Avenue, in the 2200 block of Sacramento Street and in the 1600 block of Milvia Street. Robberies: Robberies were reported at Shattuck Avenue and Center Street, in the 2400 block of Shattuck Avenue and in the 2500 block of Sacramento..

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  4. Treadway: Juneteenth celebrations; model railroad open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Live entertainment had the audience dancing in 2015 at the annual Juneteenth Festival, a street party on the Alcatraz-Adeline corridor. Juneteenth celebrates the message delivered to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas, June 19, 1865 that President Abraham Lincoln had signed the emancipation proclamation.

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  5. Berkeley calendar: The Anatomy of a Play at Berkeley RepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

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  6. Heritage breeds find refuge at Little Farm in Tilden ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Farmer Stanley Ward feeds the French Alpine goats at the Little Farm in the Tilden Nature Area in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Farmer Stanley Ward feeds one of the Milking Shorthorn cows at the Little Farm in the Tilden Nature Area in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

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  7. Nonprofit opening mental health wellness center in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The nonprofit mental health agency Bonita House will open a wellness center near downtown in partnership with the city and Alameda County, District 4 Councilwoman Kate Harrison announced this week. The new center, aimed at adults and transition age youth with mental health disabilities and substance abuse disorders, is expected to open around January 2018 at 1909 University Ave. near Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

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  8. Berkeley briefs: Council members hosting town hallRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The city is asking residents for input to develop a three-year plan to strengthen mental health services, particularly in the areas of prevention, early intervention and wellness enhancement. The services, which include outreach, assessment and treatment, are aimed at children and adults, with a focus on racial and socioeconomic equity, according to a press release from the city.

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  9. Portland free speech rally, counter protests draw thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    JUNE 04: Right-wing protesters hold up signs as they demonstrate at a rally on June 4, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. A protest dubbed 'Trump Free Speech' by organizers was met by a large contingent of counter-demonstrators who viewed the protest as a promotion of racism.

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  10. CIF state track: Bay Area's best take center stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    St. Joseph Notre Dame's Cooper Teare, right, and Redwood's Liam Anderson, left, compete in the boys 3200 meter run at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions track and field meet held at Edwards Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, May 27, 2017. Months and months of preparation that included breathtaking performances along the way comes down to this weekend for state's top track and field athletes.

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  11. El Cerrito looks at options for meeting affordable housing demandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    EL CERRITO The cost of housing may be an immediate problem, but doing something about it requires a long-term effort. If nothing else, that's the message that seems to be coming out of the city's effort to develop its Affordable Housing Strategy to create more opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents to live in El Cerrito.

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  12. Townhome flats along rail lines herald Richmond real estate surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A new townhome complex is taking shape at the Gateway to Point Richmond on a lot wedged between two railroad tracks, a possible measure of the city's growing desirability as a home address. Dubbed "The Point," the project will contain 27 rental units, including 12 one-bedroom and 15 two-bedroom "flats/townhome units" in three separate buildings, according to a description by the Richmond Planning and Building Services Department.

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  13. Opera Parallele presents Philip Glass's surreal 'Enfants Terribles'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Philip Glass' 1996 "dance-opera" is based on Jean Cocteau's 1929 novel about Paul and Lise, a strange brother and sister who occupy a world somewhere between fantasy and reality. The last in the composer's trilogy based on Cocteau works , it explores the idea that imagination can have a profoundly transformative effect on reality - with powerful and sometimes unintended results.

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  14. Bringing the humanity and greatness of Beethoven to life againRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    "Hershey Felder, Beethoven" is to close the 2016-17 season for TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. It is a newly revised work by Felder, whose show on Irving Berlin was a huge hit for TheatreWorks.

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  15. U.S. Coast Guard makes emergency landing in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    A United States Coast Guard helicopter had to make an emergency landing Saturday afternoon at the Berkeley Marina after crew members smelled a fire. The helicopter was responding to a mayday call near the Presidio area of San Francisco just after 12 noon when the autopilot systems began to fail, said Petty Officer Loumania Stewart.

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  16. Review: Swirling 'Monsoon Wedding' premieres in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Rain is definitely in the forecast in the overheated world of "Monsoon Wedding" but this is a swirling typhoon of sound and color that tries to wash the blues away. Director Mira Nair has steeped this effervescent if uneven musical in the spirit of her hit 2001 film, but the show never feels like an imitation.

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  17. College Notes: Graduates in the spotlight at Peralta CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Graduation time it is! Keep an eye out for flying mortarboards these next couple of weeks as grads from our local community colleges - Laney and Merritt colleges in Oakland, Berkeley City College and College of Alameda - complete their degrees and certificates and celebrate their academic achievements in a host of commencement ceremonies. And you can join in on all the fun.

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  18. a Hidden in plain sight,a Port of Oakland offers free harbor tours for third year runningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    For the third year running, the Port of Oakland on Friday launched the first of a dozen free harbor tours , giving visitors rare, up-close views of one of the East Bay's most iconic fixtures. More than 200 people boarded a Blue & Gold Fleet ferry boat at Jack London Square as the sun began its golden-hued decline behind the hills of Marin.

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  19. Berkeley, A Look Back: Community mobilizes on home front effort in 1942Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Seventy-five years ago in late April 1942, Pilgrim Hall at Berkeley's First Congregational Church hosted Berkeley's Japanese Americans as they were registered by the U.S. Army and loaded on buses for guarded concentration camps. Less than a month later, on May 22, 1942m the same room became the site of a major blood drive.

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  20. Berkeley calendar: Himalayan Fair; University Symphony Orchestra Open RehearsalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

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