Berkeley Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Trump vs. Clinton: RepriseRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Jack Bragen: By your comments you are clearly not progressive; you are liberal at most, maybe center-right. That explains why you "believe [Clinton] would make a superlative President."

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  2. Five Star Flickers Out on University, Still Shines Brightly on SolanoRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    There's a special shock that chills the urban soul. You've felt it if you've ever made a pilgrimage to a favorite, long-time hangout-be it a restaurant, a bookstore, a boutique or a bar-only to discover the doors locked, the lights out and the enterprise suddenly, unexpectedly, inexplicably gone.

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  3. ABAG-MTC Merger Doesn't Bode Well for BerkeleyRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    My first real beat assignment after I decided to try my hand at journalism while waiting to get into law school was covering regional planning for the San Francisco Bay Guardian. The boss in those days, circa 1974, was Bruce Brugmann, a fire-breathing mudraker of the old school.

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  4. Druggings, Sexual Assaults at U.C. Berkeley FraternitiesRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Four female students at the University of California at Berkeley are believed to have been drugged at two different fraternities on Friday evening, university police said. Two students were reported drugged at the Chi Psi fraternity at 2311 Piedmont Ave. while on the same evening two other students were drugged at the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity about a block away on Channing Way.

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  5. An Evening With Bruce Barthol and a Work in Progress: The story...Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    An Evening With Bruce Barthol and a Work in Progress: The story of his life in the songs he's written It could have been a night of nostalgia. The Art House Gallery & Culture Center on Shattuck is covered with '60s kitsch, photos of demonstrators facing down cops, and rock posters from Avalon and the Fillmore.

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  6. East Bay Parks Are Removing Big Berkeley Dirt Pile from McLaughlin ParkRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Workers today are beginning to renovate McLaughlin Eastshore State Park in Berkeley by moving around a 53-foot high dirt pile at the park, East Bay Regional Park District officials said. A section of the park called Brickyard Cove will be closed for several months, according to the park district, which manages the park on behalf of the state.

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  7. There Is No Regional Housing Shortage: Truth and ConsequencesRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The power to shape social truth is a field of war. How so? Well: The power of the state and social truth are two sides of the same coin.

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  8. Berkeley Police Release Video of Suspect in 3 Sexual AssaultsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Police are asking for help identifying a suspect in three sexual assaults that took place in Berkeley in less than a week and have a released a video of the person they want to identify. A suspect assaulted a woman at 9:10 p.m. Feb. 11 in the 2500 block of Haste Street, adjacent to People's Park, police said.

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  9. Senior Power: Women's HistoryRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    My editor says ninety is the new seventy. American author, abolitionist and social critic Harriet Beecher Stowe wondered why somebody doesn't wake up to the beauty of old women.

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  10. Affordable Housing Platform Berkeley Progressive AllianceRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Background Since 2011, rents for vacant rent controlled apartments have soared by an average of 47% and are unaffordable to many of the people who live and work here. Housing costs impact our city's vitality and diversity by contributing to the decline of the African American population and fewer lower-income residents and creative people. 1 comment

  11. Berkeley City Politics and the Denial Of Due ProcessRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In my last few articles about Berkeley city council, I have described a certain structural corruption that emerges from an inherently anti-democratic dimension of representationism. In particular, the articles refer to council's denial of protection of its constituencies with respect to affordable housing and homelessness.

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  12. Pathway To DemocracyRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The inhabitants of our small village are looking for answers. They wonder why when walking down Shattuck out of every doorway peer a pair of eyes set in a haggard face.

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  13. Verismo Opera Presents Verdi's Otello in Berkeley on Saturday NightRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This coming Saturday night the Verismo Opera company brings its performance of Verdi's Otello to the intimate performance space of the Hillside Club in Berkeley, with Fred Winthrop as Otello, Eliza O'Malley as Desdemona and Michael Moran conducting. Otello is the story of a man who has defied convention by rising to the rank of general in the Venetian army despite his African ancestry and is now governor of Cypress.

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  14. Hillary versus Bernie: The View From BerkeleyRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    It's Super Bowl week on the Left Coast but the number one topic of conversation is not the Broncos or the Panthers, it's Hillary versus Bernie. That's a big change from three months ago, when we talked about the Warriors and the awfulness of Donald Trump.

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  15. Promoting the Best, Planning for the GoodRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    First, let's get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for President, in, what was it, 1968? That was when I was living in Ann Arbor, and had been hard at work for at least 4 years trying to end the war in Vietnam. I was one of the many who worked to dump Lyndon Johnson for being a despicable war-monger, and we were gleeful when he announced that he wouldn't run again.

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  16. Sustaining Berkeley's Character: A Letter to the Berkeley City CouncilRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    We cannot allow landlords and developers to change the character of Berkeley by raising rents and building market-rate only housing. Many, probably most, kids who grow up in Berkeley cannot, as adults, afford to live in their hometown.

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  17. Bicylist Seriously Injured in Berkeley CollisionRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    BPD continues to investigate the injury collision that occurred at Fulton and Bancroft on February 2 at 4:57 p.m. The bicyclist, a 42 year old female, of Berkeley, is in critical condition receiving treatment at a local hospital. The driver, Berwick Haynes, a 47 year old male, from Sunnyvale, has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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  18. Don't Blame The Minimum WageRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In a recent article in the online newsletter, Berkeleyside, the caption reads "Mokka to Close. Minimum Wage a Major Factor".

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  19. Verismo Opera Presents Verdi's Otello in Berkeley on Saturday NightRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This coming Saturday night the Verismo Opera company brings its performance of Verdi's Otello to the intimate performance space of the Hillside Club in Berkeley, with Fred Winthrop as Otello, Eliza O'Malley as Desdemona and Michael Moran conducting. Otello is the story of a man who has defied convention by rising to the rank of general in the Venetian army despite his African ancestry and is now governor of Cypress.

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  20. Sophie Hahn Announces Run for Berkeley City Council District 5Read the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Today, dedicated community leader and Zoning Adjustments Board member Sophie Hahn announced that she will run for Berkeley's 5th District City Council seat. A passionate community advocate, Sophie has spent her career working to advance Berkeley's values of equity, opportunity, education and the environment, and to make Berkeley a better place for all.

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