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  1. Sasha Waltz's 'Impromptus' reflects angst of Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SFGate

    Sasha Waltz brings Impromptus , featuring seven dancers and live music by pianist Cristina Marton and mezzo-soprano Ruth Sandhoff, to Zellerbach Hall. Sasha Waltz brings "Impromptus" , featuring seven dancers and live music by pianist Cristina Marton and mezzo-soprano Ruth Sandhoff, to Zellerbach Hall.

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    Oct 22, 2014 | SFGate

    Christopher Livingston and William Ruiz, aka Ninja perform in UNIVERSES' "Party People", a high-wattage fusion of story and song that attempts to unlock the legacy of the Black Panthers and Young Lords at Berkeley Rep. Photo courtesy of kevinberne.com [Mural: Jesse Hernandez, "Danza de los Muertos," 2014. Courtesy of the artist and Oakland Museum of California.] The theater collective Universes - Steven Sapp , Mildred Ruiz-Sapp and William Ruiz - blends interviews, video and music into "Party People," which attempts to unlock the legacy of the revolutionary Black Panthers and Young Lords.

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  3. Bay Area performance picks, Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SFGate

    Bella Piano Trio: Violinist Nathanael Bartley , cellist Eric Gaenslen and pianist Mimi Lee give the world premiere of Oliver Caplan 's "You Are Not Alone" along with music by Mozart, Arvo PA rt and Saint-SaA ns. 8 p.m. Friday.

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  4. 5 A&E events to check out this Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | SFGate

    Laura Jorgensen and Dorian Lockett star in Cinnabar Theater 's revival of Alfred Uhry 's widely beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about the evolving friendship between an opinionated, elderly white Southern widow, resentful of having to give up driving, and the African American driver hired by her son. 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

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  5. Cal Athletics to begin search for next athletic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | SFGate

    Michael Williams, right, attends a press conference announcing his new position as Interim Director of Athletics after the former Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour, at left, announced her change of position at California Memorial Stadium at the University of California, Berkeley on Friday, June 26, 2014. The search for Cal's next athletic director will start this month, according to a Tuesday announcement from the University.

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  6. Fired Uber driver says he never touched S.F....Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | SFGate

    The Uber driver accused of pulling a passenger out of his car in San Francisco and smashing her phone said Tuesday that he never touched the woman and that she only got police officers involved when he told her he was going to call them. Martin Hynek, a 39-year-old Berkeley resident, said he paid a high price for the encounter on Saturday evening: Not only did Uber suspend him after he was cited by police for battery, malicious mischief and vandalism - all misdemeanors - but Lyft deactivated him as a driver as well.

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  7. Berkeley composer John Adamsa opera greeted by protesters in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | SFGate

    People, some in wheelchairs, gather at Lincoln Center, with the Metropolitan Opera House in the background, as they protest composer John Adams' The Death of Klinghoffer which opened Monday in New York. The protesters say the opera is anti-Semitic.

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  8. Magic is all over - just Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | SFGate

    My, it was gaudy. The exhibits glowed and sparkled and occasionally talked. The variations in the light sculptures were inventive and surprising, and the people walking around in the dark were mysterious and cheerful.

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  9. UberX driver accused of battery on woman in San Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | SFGate

    An UberX driver was cited over the weekend for allegedly forcibly pulling a passenger out of the car and smashing her phone when she tried to document the attack, police said. According to the victim's roommate, Uber did not respond to their complaints and inquiries for almost a day, essentially allowing the driver to continue his shift after the alleged attack.

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  10. Longbranch Saloon opens softly Tuesday in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | SFGate

    According to David Stevenson, executive chef for both eateries, the new contemporary saloon concept will debut Tuesday night with a grand opening scheduled for November 11. A collaboration between Stevenson and Hal Brandel, the building's landlord who owns Paisan, Oakland's Bar Cesar, and the two East Bay locations of CafA Trieste, Longbranch takes over for seafood restaurant Salt House , which closed late last year. While hours will be limited during the soft opening, the goal is to eventually be operating from 3 p.m. until midnight, Tuesday through Sunday.

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  11. Recovered Bay Area WWII airman's remains to be Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | SFGate

    William Parker Cook, third from left with arm across waist, standing next to brother Roger Cook, third from right, and friends. William Parker Cook of Alameda married Jean Swanson before he set off to fight in World War II.

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  12. Smoke's Poutinerie plots major U.S. expansion, starting in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | SFGate

    Local diners are likely familiar with poutine, the carb-heavy dish that consists of French fries topped with cheese curds and gravy. Indeed, the Canadian specialty experienced a bit of a moment a few years ago when it seemed to pop up on the menus of comfort food restaurants all over the Bay Area.

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  13. Teen pleads in Oakland bus skirt-burning Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | SFGate

    Michael Birkhead, 18, center, wears a black miniskirt to classes at Maybeck High School in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday Nov. 8, 2013 to support 18-year-old classmate Luke "Sasha" Fleischman, who was allegedly set on fire by 16-year-old Richard Thomas, who has been charged as an adult, while the two were riding an AC Transit bus in Oakland Monday night. Investigators have said Thomas told them he set Fleischman on fire because he is homophobic.

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  14. Bay Area weekend picks, Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | SFGate

    This image released by Sacks & Co. shows members of The New Pornographers, from top to bottom, Neko Case, Carl Newman, Kathryn Calder, Kurt Dahle, Blaine Thurier, left, John Collins, and Todd Fancey.

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  15. Alamed County Measure BB garnering support for transit taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | San Francisco Chronicle

    When Alameda County voters cast their ballots in the Nov. 4 election, some might be puzzled by Measure BB, thinking it seems like something they've voted on before. Except for a couple of small but important changes, it is.

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  16. Bay Area visual arts picks, Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | SFGate

    Joseph Holtzman : The New York artist-designer's first solo museum show draws on European painting and 18th and 19th century decorative arts, often alluding to friends, family, historical figures, literary characters and cultural personalities. Opens Friday; artist talk 6:30 p.m. Through Dec. 21. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, until 9 p.m. select Fridays.

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  17. The Bay Area's next big quake could be on any one of four faultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | San Francisco Chronicle

    USGS Geophysicist Jim Lienkaemper of San Francisco uses a theodolite to measure the change in angle of two targets to measure the distance the Hayward Fault line has moved in the past year at the California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, October 12, 2014.

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  18. Death on demand is not death with Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | SFGate

    Brittany Maynard, who suffers from a terminal brain tumor, moved from Oakland to Oregon to take advantage of the death with Dignity Act. I'd like to think that if I got the bad news that Brittany Maynard received - terminal cancer with a prognosis of less than six months left to live - I'd be like her.

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  19. Berkeley gets a taste of the Sunday Streets Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | SFGate

    Sai Duhamel rides a skateboard down Shattuck Avenue with Donovan Fernandez, 2, during Berkeley's Sunday Streets in Berkeley, Calif. Sunday, October 12, 2014.

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  20. San Francisco: a city pushed to new limits and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | SFGate

    More people are employed than ever before. The median price for a home crossed the $1 million mark for the first time.

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