Berkeley Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Balkan music is thriving in Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Clarinet virtuoso Ismail Lumanovski has already broken new ground several times in his short career. Best known as the driving force behind the New York Gypsy All Stars, he's the first Roma reed player to graduate from Juilliard.

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  2. Berkeley: Ferry service to San Francisco launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Transbay commuters now have another option, with the launch of ferry service from the Berkeley Marina to San Francisco's Embarcadero Center. Master deck hand Matthew Cosby checks a line as the Heron, Tideland Marine Group's 52 foot Chesapeake yacht, speeds through the San Francisco Bay in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept.

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  3. North Berkeley Wine Walk a savory benefit for local middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    North Berkeley is gearing up for another community-friendly event, the fourth annual Gourmet Ghetto Wine Walk on March 9. It promises to be an enjoyable evening of strolling into businesses for small bites and local production wines, along with some craft beers. Doors will be open at some 20 locations along Shattuck Avenue and Vine Street, inviting participants to sample special tastings of chocolates, nuts, olive oil and olives, soups, cheeses, pizza, local honey and other sweet and savory treats.

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  4. Berkeley, A Look Back: Japanese residents removed from city 75 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    "The 1940 US Census gives Berkeley an 'all Japanese' population of 1,319 and Albany 12. Of these, 859 are American born a of the 460 Japanese nationals here 235 are male and 225 females." The March 6, 1942 Gazette carried this picture of the new UC cyclotron under construction, but noted planned research there "has become a military secret."

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  5. A new plan to save hospitals from closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Bay Are politicians unveiled a new plan aimed at stopping a wave of hospital closures in California, including Berkeley's Alta Bates Hospital, slated for closure as early as 2020, by giving the Attorney General the authority to review the impact of the decision before allowing it to move forward. The legislation, authored by Senator Nancy Skinner focuses on not for profit hospitals, such as Kaiser, Alta Bates and Summit.

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  6. UC Berkeley hosting Rep. Barbara Lee talk about health, ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Affordable, high-quality healthcare is a fundamental human right, according to Congresswoman Lee, who was trained as a psychiatric social worker, and she wants to make sure that everyone, especially the most vulnerable, has access to it. Rep.Barbara Lee spoke at a town hall meeting at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, Calif., on Jan. 17, 2015.

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  7. Former Andronicoa s stores reopen as Safeway Community MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A customer on Nov. 2 exits an Andronico's Community Markets location in Berkeley. Four of the five Andronico's stores will become Safeway Community Markets this week.

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  8. Longtime Pleasant Hill Councilwoman Terri Williamson diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    During more than a quarter century on the Pleasant Hill City Council, Terri Williamson was an outspoken and passionate advocate of curbing development and preserving the city's small-town character. "She really cared about Pleasant Hill and she really cared about the people who lived here," said Kim Brandt, who served on the council with Williamson in the 1990s.

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  9. Berkeley: Alleged stabber of school staffer charged with attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Prosecutors on Thursday filed attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon charges against a 20-year-old man accused of stabbing a woman who works at a Berkeley private school on Tuesday. Angel Juarez will be arraigned in an Oakland courtroom on Thursday afternoon.

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  10. Berkeley calendar: New Orleans jazz at Claremont Library; program on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Email items to [email protected] Type "calendar" in the subject line.

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  11. Winter storms pour pollution into San Francisco Bay, DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Ilana Peterson, of Berkeley, appreciates the view after a morning swim in the chilly water off of Keller Beach in Richmond, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Big storms this winter have washed debris into the Bay and Delta, making conditions challenging for swimmers.

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  12. Berkeley calendar: Edythe Boone's South Berkeley Heritage MuralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Email items to [email protected] Type "calendar" in the subject line.

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  13. UC Berkeley Black Student Union hails opening of resource center, but deplores lack of fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Alarmed by recent local and national events, a student group is lobbying UC Berkeley with renewed vigor to fund the operation of a black student resource center. "After Milo Yiannopoulos' recent visit to our campus and the results of the 2016 presidential election, the Black Student Union finds it even more imperative that we advocate for a safe space for Black bodies on this campus," the group said in a news release this week.

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  14. Floods and mud: What to know about insurance coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Cleanup continues on a mudslide blocking the roadway along Panoramic Way in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday Feb. 9, 2017. After a season of storms that have left overflowing rivers, floods and landslides in their wake across parts of the Bay Area, many homeowners have been left wondering what kind of damage is covered by their insurance.

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  15. 'Gospel According to the Other Mary' contemporizes the biblical taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The title character of "The Gospel According to the Other Mary" arrives in a state of extreme distress. "The next day in the city jail," she sings, "we were searched for drugs."

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  16. Chamber jazz icon Maria Schneider brings a Thompson Fieldsa to BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Over the past 25 years Maria Schneider has built one of jazz's finest orchestras, a talent-laden 17-piece ensemble that interprets her majestic music with a finely calibrated balance between free-wheeling improvisation and close readings of her subtly textured scores. But the Grammy Award-winning band, which makes a rare Bay Area appearance Sunday for a Cal Performances concert at Zellerbach Hall, didn't always manage to perform with such exquisite equilibrium.

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  17. Berkeley: Fraternity house robbery suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    An 18-year-old Oakland man has been arrested in the robbery of three people at a fraternity house last September after he was identified through his Facebook account, according to court records. Police said the suspect, Kameron Robinson-Tom, has admitted his involvement in the robbery as well as a number of other robberies.

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  18. Berkeley rent board commissioner Harr resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Rent Stabilization Board is seeking applications from residents interested in serving out the term of former Commissioner Katherine Harr, who resigned effective Jan. 30. Harr, whose term expires Nov. 30, 2018, submitted a letter of resignation that cited changed circumstances in her and her husband's lives, including health and employment issues and the possibility they will move out of Berkeley later in the year. She was appointed to the board in April 2010 to fill a vacancy, was elected to a four-year term in November 2010 and reelected in November 2014.

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  19. Cal Olympian in line for medals after Russian runner banned for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Alysia Montano lies on the track after falling at the finish line during 800 final at the 2013 World Championships. Cal alumna Alysia Montano has been one of track and field's most outspoken critics of a system that has left her off the medal stands at the Olympics and World Championships.

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  20. College Notes: Black History Month takes center stage at Peralta CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    February is Black History Month, of course, and it is good and timely to remind folks that African American studies programs across the county - and ethnic studies generally - owe a debt of gratitude to our local community colleges. The first African American studies program in the nation began in the East Bay at Merritt College, largely thanks to the Black Panther Party.

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