Berkeley Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Sheryl Sandberg, Amy Schumer in Annie Leibovitz exhibit opening in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The scene inside the cavernous Building 649 at Crissy Field might easily be mistaken for any stylish, pop-up art show in the city. It has the vibe, all right.

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  2. Mike Montgomery elected to Collegiate Basketball Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Coach Mike Montgomery tells the media, family, friends and colleagues, "It's time for me to turn it over to someone else," during a Cal men's basketball news conference held at Haas Pavilion to formally announce his retirement Monday, March 31, 2014, in Berkeley, Calif. Mike Montgomery, who developed Stanford into a national power and coached Cal to its first conference title in 50 years, has been voted into the 11th class of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

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  3. Waxman's opens at San Francisco's Ghirardelli SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Berkeley native who launched his career at Chez Panisse, then found global fame in New York, has opened an eponymous restaurant intended to help reinvigorate San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square. "When I was growing up, Ghirardelli Square was one of the quintessential meeting places for San Franciscans," Waxman said in a statement.

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  4. Jury finds man guilty in 2010 slaying in front of Berkeley barbershopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man who claimed he was never at the scene of a deadly 2010 shooting in front of a Berkeley barbershop was found guilty Monday of first-degree murder. Wearing a green sweater and dark slacks, Brandon Wallace, 26, of Bay Point, closed his eyes and kept his hands clasped in the Oakland courtroom after the court clerk read the verdict that convicted him in the slaying of Gary Ferguson Jr., and the attempted murder of another man.

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  5. Review: 'The Other Boheme' is worth a listenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Opera history is full of rivalries, but few have mattered quite as much as the late 19th-century standoff between Puccini and Leoncavallo. The two composers' race to write "La Boheme" resulted in considerable tension, public recriminations -- and two very different operas.

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  6. 'Spain in Our Hearts' author Adam Hochschild writes about ordinary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    For many Americans, "For Whom the Bell Tolls" was the beginning and end of an education about the Spanish Civil War. Ernest Hemingway's novel is a fine start, says Adam Hochschild.

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  7. Veterans, newcomers in Oakland Running FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | The Sunnyvale Sun

    Before Brian Gillis and his relay team began their 26.2-mile trek at this year's Oakland Running Festival, the four friends had two main goals: to have fun together and to be among the three teams awarded round-trip flights to Hawaii. "It's a nice perk to winning, so we thought it was possible that we could win, but we were also out there to have fun," said Gillis, whose relay team represented Gu Energy Labs in Berkeley.

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  8. Classical Notes: Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner are building 'Bridges to Beethoven'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    For violinist Jennifer Koh, classical music isn't a thing of the past. That's why she created the "Bridge to Beethoven" series, which pairs Beethoven sonatas with new works by living composers.

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  9. Sanders and Trump following in California populists' footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Mario Savio, leader of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, is restrained by police as he walks on to the platform at the University of California's Greek Theater in Berkeley, Dec. 7, 1964. Savio attempted to speak directly following the appearance of University President Clark Kerr.

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  10. Activists urge UC Berkeley to protect low-income people from gentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Activists rallied at Richmond City Hall on Thursday, vowing to spare this city from the gentrification that has swept low-income people out of San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and other Bay Area cities. The Richmond Community Working Group, made up of representatives of community, business and faith groups as well as public agencies, has compiled a list of community benefits it wants UC Berkeley and its Chancellor Nicholas Dirks to commit to in connection with the Global Campus that the university envisions along the South Richmond shoreline.

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  11. Cal's Martin: Players won't be distracted by assistant's firingRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    On the eve of his team's opening game in the NCAA tournament, Cal coach Cuonzo Martin said the firing of assistant coach Yann Hufnagel will not be a distraction or obstacle for the Bears. Martin took at least a half-dozen questions related to the scandal that broke Monday, and did his best to calmly deflect them while painting a picture of focus in his team's locker room.

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  12. Fired UC Berkeley assistant basketball coach admits propositioning reporter for sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    In an explosive admission, fired UC Berkeley assistant basketball coach Yann Hufnagel told a campus investigator that he tried to lure a female reporter up to his apartment for sex after a game last year and later joked in a text about having her over for sex with him and his friend. The new details emerged Tuesday in investigative reports the university released into the sexual harassment case that cost Hufnagel his job, just days before the Bears tip off in the NCAA basketball tournament.

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  13. Fired Cal coach admits ruse in pursuit of sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    In a report released Tuesday, fired UC Berkeley basketball coach Yann Hufnagel admits bringing a reporter into the parking garage of his apartment building and, with the garage door closed, asking her more than once to have sex with him in his apartment. The UC Berkeley investigation, which did not name the reporter subjected to the abuse or her employer, concluded that Hufnagel's conduct over a six-month period, which included sexually charged text messages, "was objectively intimidating, hostile, or offensive--repeatedly propositioning Complainant for sex and, in some cases, suggesting that her participation in sex with [Hufnagel] would grant her greater access to parts of the sports world in [Hufnagel's] control."

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  14. Fired UC Berkeley coach admits propositioning reporter for sex,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    In a report released Tuesday, fired UC Berkeley basketball coach Yann Hufnagel admits bringing a reporter into the parking garage of his apartment building and, with the garage door closed, asking her more than once to have sex with him in his apartment. The UC Berkeley investigation, which did not name the reporter subjected to the abuse or her employer, concluded that Hufnagel's conduct over a six-month period, which included sexually charged text messages, "was objectively intimidating, hostile, or offensive--repeatedly propositioning Complainant for sex and, in some cases, suggesting that her participation in sex with [Hufnagel] would grant her greater access to parts of the sports world in [Hufnagel's] control."

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  15. Berkeley: One hospitalized after shooting Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Officers found the victim with at least one gunshot wound after getting reports at 11: 33 a.m. that several shots were fired in the area of San Pablo Avenue and Delaware Street, Berkeley police Sgt. Andrew Frankel said.

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  16. Review: Berkeley's revamped Zut! Tavern shows great promise but fails to follow through on flavorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    From Fourth Street Bar & Grill to Ginger Island and Eccolo, this Berkeley corner has been home to many great restaurants. So when noted Bay Area chef Shotaro Kamio, who runs the acclaimed Iyasare just next door, acquired Zut and revamped the menu to create Zut Tavern, hopes were high.

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  17. 6 fantastic Bay Area cooking classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Chef Olive gets a cake mold ready during the cooking class at the Kitchen on Fire in Berkeley, Calif, on Saturday, March 5, 2016. The date Night "Evening in the South of France" class is just one of many held at Kitchen on Fire.

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  18. Former UC Berkeley journalism Dean Ben Bagdikian dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Ben Bagdikian, professor emeritus and former dean at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism and a key figure in the Pentagon Papers release, died Friday at 96. The journalism school in a news release Friday hailed him as "a major figure in 20th Century U.S. journalism." Bagdikian came to UC Berkeley in the late 1970s as "part of that first wave of pioneering professionals who established the School as one of the premier journalism educators in the world," Dean Edward Wasserman of the journalism school said in a statement.

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  19. Stanford, UC Berkeley students stage battles to change controversial names on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Milpitas Post

    The Serra building, left, is part of the Lucie Stern Hall at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. A group of Stanford students are proposing to rename Junipero and Serra buildings and the Serra Mall and Serra Street names within the campus.

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  20. Multiple sex harassment cases against UC faculty prompt new review processRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    University of California President Janet Napolitano has announced a new sexual harassment review process for administrative leaders, amid furor over Berkeley's handling of misconduct claims involving its law school dean. Napolitano also ordered new action against Berkeley law school dean Sujit Choudhry, who resigned this week after his former administrative assistant filed a civil lawsuit against him and the UC regents.

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