Berkeley Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Berkeley councilman to run for state AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Ben Bartlett, then candidate for Berkeley City Council, is interviewed in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

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  2. Tom Petty set list: What is he playing on 40th anniversary tour?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform in concert at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. The trek - which is reportedly the band's last major tour - touched down Aug. 22 at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, for the first of four shows scheduled in Northern California.

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  3. Northgate High's principal: Secession would be 'a disaster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Supporters of a new Northgate Unified School District at a Contra Costa Board of Education meeting Tuesday night, Aug. 30, 2017, in Pleasant Hill. Michael McAlister was early in his tenure as Northgate High principal when he first heard about the movement to cleave five schools - including his own - from the Mt.

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  4. Chez Panisse gives culinary students cooking lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    A group of Alameda children sat down for a pizza lunch recently, enjoying themselves before heading back to school. But there was no frozen or restaurant chain food involved in the experience.

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  5. Albany schools' deputy chief leaving for Hayward postRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    ALBANY Assistant Superintendent Peter Parenti is leaving the Albany Unified School District to take the same post with the Hayward Unified School District. Parenti starts on Sept.

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  6. Tom Petty battles laryngitis, bronchitis; postpones Berkeley, Sacramento datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform in concert at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Thousands of local Tom Petty fans will have to wait a bit longer before they get to see the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer in concert.

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  7. Tom Petty, OneRepublic, Dwight Yoakam among weekend's top concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform in concert at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Our best bets include Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers; OneRepublic and Fitz and the Tantrums; and the great Dwight Yoakam.

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  8. Berkeley briefs: Disaster readiness event rescheduledRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Two prominent figures in the movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline and its routing under the Missouri River will be at La Pea Cultural Center on Aug. 25 to discuss their campaign to dismiss charges against people arrested during the past year's protests at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. Chase Iron Eyes, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the 2016 Democratic candidate for North Dakota's Congressional seat, is lead counsel of the Santa Cruz-based Lakota People's Law Project.

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  9. Opinion: Northgate's move to Walnut Creek is being misunderstoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The proposed Northgate School District has created a great deal of dissension. Motives have been assigned to the supporters by opponents that I believe are incorrect.

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  10. Target holds job fair ahead of Berkeley store openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Retail giant Target held a job fair Tuesday en route to hiring about 70 people for a new small-format store on Berkeley's University Avenue. The new Berkeley store, at 1414 University Ave. at Acton Street, will open Nov. 8, Target said in a press release from publicist Erin Talbert-Brust of Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

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  11. Park It: Catch the solar eclipse at Oakley's Big BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Of course it has been all over the media, but in case you haven't heard, a total eclipse of the sun will take place Aug. 21. You have to travel to Oregon or Washington to get the full effect; in the Bay Area it will be about a 70 percent eclipse of the sun by the moon. That's partial but still very noticeable - sort of like twilight at midday.

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  12. Rancor, resolve follow in errant tweet's wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A day after a late-night accidental retweet of a prominent white nationalist's live-streamed video spawned hundreds of responses, a spokesman for the sheriff's department repeated a heartfelt apology as community groups weighed in. Kelly said he had been trying to research possible speakers in advance of a planned Berkeley rally set for Aug. 27 at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park with a lineup of speakers aiming to counter Marxism in America.

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  13. Berkeley police log for July 31-Aug. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Residential burglaries: Burglaries were reported in the 1800 block of Delaware Street, in the 1800 block of McGee Avenue and in the 2600 block of California Street. Vehicle burglaries: Vehicle burglaries were reported in the 900 block of University Avenue, in the 800 block of Mendocino Avenue, in the 2300 block of Piedmont Avenue, in the 2000 and 2200 block of Durant Avenue, in the 2000 block of Allston Way, at Allston Way and Shattuck Avenue and at Vine and Henry streets.

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  14. Film tribute to Berkeleya s a Hate Mana Mark Hawthorne to be screenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The film "Hate Man, street philosopher," about the former New York Times reporter Mark Hawthorne who quit the paper and became a colorful fixture of Berkeley street life for more than three decades, will be screened on Aug. 26 at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St. The free screening of the film, made by local filmmaker Ivan Jaigirdar, will occur at 2 p.m. as part of a city-sponsored event celebrating Hawthorne that also will include a city proclamation in Hate Man's honor. The showing, appropriately, will be outdoors.

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  15. BART: Crackdown on fare cheaters leading to more citations, related arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A BART rider uses a Clipper card only fare gate at the Downtown Berkeley BART Station in Berkeley, Calif., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. The agency recently unveiled a fare gate at the station using Clipper cards only and remodeled with new, taller barriers in an effort to stem fare evasion.

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  16. Constituents can talk over coffee with Berkeley mayor, councilwomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Mayor Jesse Arreguin and District 4 Councilwoman Kate Harrison will co-host a joint Open Office Hours session from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 5 at Berkeley Espresso, 1900 Shattuck Ave. They will discuss the City Council's recent achievements and future legislative activities, and respond to participants' questions and concerns, according to a press release from Harrison's office.

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  17. Grizzly fire in Berkeley-Oakland hills 70 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The wildfire in the hills alongside Grizzly Peak Boulevard is 70 percent contained and full containment is hoped for by Friday night or Saturday morning, officials said. The 20-acre fire is being investigated as an arson, but there were no reports Friday of any arrests or how it started.

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  18. Rally for the Cure benefit returns to Alameda's Harbor Bay ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Tennis lovers and other community members are invited to come watch a special tennis match at the Harbor Bay Club on Aug. 19, when the fourth annual Rally for the Cure takes place to raise money for Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. "I've had friends and family members afflicted with cancer recently," said event organizer Chris Aria.

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  19. Suspect in assault, attempted robbery sought in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect in a weekend attempted robbery and assault at People's Park. Just before 8 a.m. Sunday, a male walking through the park was approached by another male, who tried to grab his cellphone and threatened him with a knife.

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  20. Berkeley Kite Festival: What you need to know before you goRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    It's time again for one of the Bay Area's most beloved annual family events - the Berkeley Kite Festival. Here's what you need to know to enjoy this year's high-flying event.

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