Berkeley Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Roadshow: Will express and carpool lanes lead to driver revolution?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Not everyone is convinced express lanes are solving the traffic problem in the Bay Area. Q: I'm compelled to write after reading about the new express lane hours in Contra Costa County that limit access from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. I have a question.

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  2. Cars with sensors steer new path in spotting pollution hot spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Hitting the road in a new effort to find air pollution hot spots, researchers will drive cars with fume-sniffing sensors through three Contra Costa County communities located near heavy industries and a major freeway. Two cars will cruise through Richmond, San Pablo and El Cerrito at different times of night and day over the next year to generate data for pollution maps showing higher and lower exposure areas.

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  3. Vajra Voices brings sacred yet sensual music to 3 Bay Area concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    The further back in time you go, the less is known about how instruments of the period sounded, how words were phrased or rhythms rendered, which means performing early music often requires educated guess work. Rejecting stultifying notions of "authenticity," the Bay Area vocal ensemble Vajra Voices has thrived by combining rigorous scholarship with creative license, breathing new life into some of the earliest polyphonic compositions recoverable from the Western canon.

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  4. Review: Math genius consumes himself in haunting Berkeley playRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    The small Indra's Net Theater in Berkeley has carved out an interesting niche for itself in specializing in plays about science and scientists. There's a lot of food for thought in that subject matter, but rarely has it proved quite so dramatic and disturbing as the tale of Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan in Ira Hauptman's play "Partition."

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  5. Gone but not forgotten: Notable Bay Area residents who died in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    State Librarian Kevin Starr during a Feb. 1996 Times Q & A at his San Francisco home. In 2013, President Obama awarded Berkeley physicist Art Rosenfeld with a National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

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  6. Man arrested for trying to force himself into womana s car in BART garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man was arrested for allegedly trying to force his way into a woman's car as she drove through the BART parking garage early this morning, according to police. BART Police said the woman was driving through the parking structure when Lowell Ligon, a 27-year-old Berkeley man, tried to enter her car at about 1:51 a.m. Officers with BART and from the Walnut Creek Police Department found him a short while after the incident near the garage.

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  7. Bay Area wine, spirits and beer events: Dec. 31 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Spirit Works Tour and Tasting : On this Boozephreaks tour, visit high-tech Spirit Works Distillery, hear about their distilling process and taste the grain-to-glass spirits: vodka, gin, sloe gin, barrel gin, and straight wheat and straight rye whiskeys. Meet at the distillery at 1:45 p.m. Tour begins at 2 p.m. Jan. 13. Spirit Works Distillery, 6790 McKinley St., Suite 100, Sebastopol.

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  8. Woman killed on I-80 in Berkeley identified as Vallejo residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    A woman killed Tuesday morning when she was hit by a pickup truck while walking on Intestate 80 was identified by authorities Friday as Teresa Solis, 29, of Vallejo. The California Highway Patrol still does not know why she was walking on the freeway when she was hit by a pickup truck about 1:42 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes just east of Ashby Avenue.

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  9. Editorial: Toilets bashed, barriers broken - remembering March Fong EuRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    First woman elected California secretary of state, a post she held for nearly 20 years. First person elected to California statewide office with a margin of more than 1 million votes.

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  10. Dad killed in Oakland shooting, mom waits until after Christmas to tell young daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    How do you tell your 7-year-old daughter that her father was just killed in a shooting? The former partner of Dominique Johnson, a 30-year-old Berkeley man who was gunned down in Oakland on Dec. 23, decided to wait until after Christmas to tell their child. "I haven't told my daughter yet," Christine Miller said Wednesday.

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  11. Lillian Hellman revival in Berkeley is as urgent and relevant as a Last Jedia a " herea s whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    That's a pity because she was a woman unafraid to make a ruckus in a man's world. She held her own among the lionized writers of her day, such as Hemingway and Fitzgerald, and she cut a wide swath on Broadway with plays such as "The Little Foxes" and "The Children's Hour."

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  12. A 30-year-old Berkeley man shot to death Saturday night in West Oakland has been identified.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 30-year-old Berkeley man fatally shot in West Oakland on Saturday night was identified by police Tuesday as Dominique Johnson. Police are still trying to determine why Johnson was in Oakland and what the motive for the shooting was.

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  13. Pedestrian killed by driver on Interstate 80 in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Details on the collision were not available immediately, nor was there any information on the victim.

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  14. Performances set for San Jose, Berkeley, San Francisco, SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Shen Yun has returned to the Bay Area to tell those tales with more than 150 performers. The traveling production encompasses a variety of folk and classical dance and music styles in a lavish production backed by a full orchestra.

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  15. Berkeley man fatally shot in West OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The man was found at 10:22 p.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of Brush Street, near Grand Avenue, after a resident called police to report hearing gunfire. Sgt. Brad Baker said police don't yet know why the man was in the area or why he was shot.

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  16. Richmond entrepreneur gets a hand building his dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Richmond resident Amos Louis learned years ago how to paint homes and fix up buildings, but turning those skills into a successful, growing business was a new challenge he faced several years ago. Born in Haiti, Louis had lived in a slew of cities before coming to the Bay Area from Florida years ago.

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  17. Bay Area wine, spirits and beer events: Dec. 24 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    Brewing for Beer Dinner: Comal will welcome Laughing Monk Brewing head brewer and co-owner Jeff Moakler for a dinner that features small-batch beers paired with Comal dishes. 6:30 p.m. Jan. 8. Comal, 2020 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley.

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  18. Berkeley homeless camps take 21st century approach with solar powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    A group of homeless people are pioneering what they say is a sustainable, if minimalist, 21st century camp model in this often trendsetting city by installing solar panels to charge cellphones and computers, power a few nighttime reading lights, and otherwise stay globally tuned. Sam Clune has hooked up donated solar panels at three homeless camps, starting with one along Shellmound Street just north of the Emeryville border at the edge of Aquatic Park where he has lived with his dog, Trouble, since his last forced move.

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  19. March Fong Eu, political trailblazer with Bay Area roots, dies at 95Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    California Assembly member March Fong Eu breaks a toilet on the steps of the state Capitol during a protest in an undated photo. March Fong Eu, former California secretary of state and a pioneering Asian-American politician with deep roots in the East Bay, has died.

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  20. Right-wing protester charged in Berkeley riot back in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Kyle Chapman arrives at the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse in Oakland, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Chapman, a self-proclaimed A a A"American NationalistA a A , has been charged by the district attorneyA a a s office for carrying some sort of club during a protest/rally in Berkeley this past March.

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