Berkeley Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Counter-protesters rally ahead of planned pro-Trump march in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Protesters have begun gathering Saturday afternoon in downtown Berkeley to oppose a scheduled pro-Trump rally later in the day. "I'm here today for an immigration support rally to preclude the pro-trump march set for 2 p.m.," said Ellie Hoffman, an Oakland resident and English teacher.

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  2. Sex harassment at University of California: Janitors exposed, professors shieldedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A students holds a sign during a demonstration against sexual harassment outside Wurster Hall on the campus of UC Berkeley in November. When UC campuses released the records of more than 100 sexual misconduct cases this week, they blacked out the names of more than half of the disciplined employees, along with large sections of the reports, declaring an employee's right to privacy often outweighed the public's right to know.

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  3. Women's History month brings great concerts to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    When it comes to including female musicians in high profile concert series there's hardly an organization in the Bay Area that couldn't do a better job. But a few venues and presenters make a point of showcasing the region's wealth of women artists, and in March, women's history month, Berkeley is ground zero for an extraordinary deluge of concerts focusing on female singers, players, poets and dancers who have made profound contributions.

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  4. Shuttered drone startup Lily Robotics details failure, refund plans in bankruptcy filingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Filing for bankruptcy this week, failed drone startup Lily Robotics said it has the cash to make good on its promise to reimburse the more than 60,000 customers who paid for, but never received, the company's hyped-up flying cameras. In documents submitted in federal court on Monday, the San Francisco startup provided a detailed account of the fall of the company that once promised eager fans a waterproof camera drone that would launch when thrown in the air.

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

    Feb 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    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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  6. University of California: Details emerging on 100 sexual harassment cases systemwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Students hold a demonstration against sexual harassment outside Wurster Hall on the campus of UC Berkeley in November 2016. About 60 students blocked a pathway at the school to demand the suspension of a professor found by the campus to have sexually harassed a student.

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

    Feb 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    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. 28, 2016.

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  8. Les Ballets Trockadero: Much more than a drag balletRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The venerable all-male drag ballet company, which has turned pastiche, melodrama and gender-bending dance into a rarified art form, has gotten downright respectable. The latest unmistakable sign of this is that the company member Chase Johnsey recently received the United Kingdom's prestigious Critic's Circle National Dance Award for best male dancer.

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  9. Standing Rock comes to Berkeley through work of Native American activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    In 1999, as Emeryville looked to develop a former industrial site along Shellmound Street, Corrina Gould was among a group of activists who proposed an alternative vision to the City Council. "We asked them to leave it as open space, and a place for Ohlone people to come and pray for our ancestors," said Gould, an Oakland resident and longtime Native American activist.

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  10. A new plan to save Bay Area hospitals from closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    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 state Attorney General the authority to review the impact of the decision before allowing it to move forward. The legislation, authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner , focuses on not-for-profit hospitals, such as Kaiser, Alta Bates and Summit.

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  11. Review: Twins' secrets lurk in 'Years in the Hundreds' in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    There's an odd cultural fascination with twins, especially identical twins. There are any number of stories of such siblings that involve a secret language or other way of communicating that's all their own.

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

    Feb 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, will be the featured speaker at "Fighting for Health Equity in 2017 and Beyond" on March 13 at UC Berkeley. The event, sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, the Schools of Social Welfare and Public Health at UC Berkeley, and by Samuel Merritt University, will be from 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 2050 of the Valley Life Sciences Building.

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

    Feb 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    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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  14. How Donald Trump won the White House with a 21st century mindsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    George Lakoff is a professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley and a Senior Fellow at the Rockridge Institute. "We were having some tacos," said Lakoff, a professor of linguistics at UC Berkeley.

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  15. Berkeley school employee stabbed, hospitalized; suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    An employee of a West Berkeley school was at a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday after she was stabbed by a suspect who was arrested a short time later. Berkeley police identified the suspect as Angel Juarez, 20. He was arrested in Albany after he was stopped by California Highway Patrol officers near the Buchanan Street off-ramp of Interstate 80. Witnesses identified Juarez, and he was booked at the Berkeley jail.

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

    Feb 20, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

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

    Feb 17, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    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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  18. a Gospel According to the Other Marya contemporizes the biblical taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    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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  19. No. 10 Stanford holds off Cal to stay in first placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Stanford's Alanna Smith takes a shot against California's Kristine Anigwe in the fourth quarter at Haas Pavilion at California in Berkeley, Calif. on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.

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  20. The country star brings tour to Mountain View and Sacramento area. Here's how to get tickets.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Chris Stapleton performs on stage at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, April 23, 2016. The country music superstar performs June 2 at Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View and June 3 at Toyota Amphitheatre in Wheatland.

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