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  1. NBA draft: Cal's Jaylen Brown projected sixth to ninthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Cal produced the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft in April and is expected to be well represented when the NBA takes center stage Thursday evening.

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  2. Berkeley: Honda dealership at Berkeley Bowl warrants further studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Inside Bay Area

    A plan to convert the former Berkeley Bowl to a full-service Honda automobile dealership and repair facility is on hold pending further study, after the zoning board continued discussion to an undetermined future meeting. Berkeley Honda operated a full-service dealership about two blocks away at 2600 Shattuck Ave. until 2014, when it had to relocate to make way for the Parker Place apartment complex.

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  3. Berkeley dedicating Oxford Street parklet WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Inside Bay Area

    The city and merchants will dedicate a new parklet at 2130-2136 Oxford St. at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. June 22. The curbside gathering place replacing parking spaces was designed and engineered by Henry T. Fairbairn of SDC/Structural Engineering Inc. and fabricated by the in-house artist and design team from Carl Sciortino Construction. Adjacent restaurants Suya, Cinnaholic, East Bay Spice Company, and Sunny Side Cafe will provide refreshments and samba reggae percussion and dance group Batala will perform.

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  4. Berkeley: Historic column to be restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Inside Bay Area

    A homeowner is restoring a landmark masonry column more than a century old at an entrance to the historic Claremont subdivision, at his own expense. The column, which is in the public right-of-way on the northeast corner of Claremont Avenue at Hillcrest Road, was designed by John Galen Howard, the architect of much of the UC Berkeley campus, including its iconic Campanile.

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  5. Berkeley, A Look Back: The faded glory of Civic Center ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Inside Bay Area

    It was 75 years ago that the Berkeley Daily Gazette announced a milestone in construction of the long awaited Civic Center park just north of Berkeley High School. "After more than a year of toil in clearing and grading, planning and preliminary work, the Civic Center plaza upon which voters approved the expenditure of $125,000 is about to take form," the paper reported June 6, 1941.

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  6. Cal basketball coach Cuonzo Martin finally signs a contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Martin had been working under a binding term sheet agreed to when he was hired in April 2014. The unusual situation was the source of anxiety for some Cal fans, who fretted that Martin's success would prompt him to look elsewhere -- and that the lack of a contract would make a separation markedly easier.

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  7. Steve Kerr enjoys sounds of silence at Paul Simon concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Inside Bay Area

    Amid the madness and roar of the NBA playoffs, Steve Kerr found time this week to enjoy the sounds of silence. The Warriors coach attended the Paul Simon concert in Berkeley on Friday, where he reveled in the chance to be a fan for the night.

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  8. Berkeley: No discrimination against Irish students by landlords, consul saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Inside Bay Area

    Contrary to some recent social media posts and a press report, students from Ireland do not face systematic discrimination when trying to rent an apartment here, a leading Irish diplomat says. And there is no backlash against Irish students in the wake of the tragic collapse of a balcony at a downtown apartment building last year that killed five young Irish people and one Irish-American and badly injured seven more, Philip Grant, Ireland's consul general in San Francisco, said Wednesday.

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  9. Hayward photo exhibit focuses on laborersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Inside Bay Area

    The exhibit features photographs of Oakland longshoremen on the waterfront by Frank Silva and images of farm laborers and workers at a recycling plant by David Bacon. The exhibit is intended to explore what is often unseen: the labor needed to produce food, deliver goods and clean up after people.

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  10. Berkeley workshop will cover proper care of backyard chickensRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | Inside Bay Area

    A free workshop on June 5 will show "how to raise your backyard chickens in a way that's humane, conforms to laws and respects neighbors." The session from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Berkeley Animal Care Services, 1 Bolivar Drive, is aimed at those who have or are interested in raising chickens.

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  11. Oakland, Berkeley neighborhoods holding street party on San Pablo AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Inside Bay Area

    Residents in a section of three cities will join for a street celebration on San Pablo Avenue between Stanford and Ashby avenues from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 4. The second annual Love Our Neighborhood Day will close all lanes of San Pablo to motor traffic for the celebration with residents from Oakland's Golden Gate district, Emeryville and southwest Berkeley. About 10,000 people attended the inaugural event and organizers hope to increase the turnout to about 15,000 this year.

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  12. Goodbye, empty nest: Millennials staying longer with parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found. Nearly one-third of millennials live with their parents, slightly more than the proportion who live with a spouse or partner.

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  13. Oakland leaders send soda tax measure to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The Oakland City Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday meeting to place a penny-per ounce soda tax on the November ballot. If passed by voters, the city expects to generate $12 million a year to fund programs to fight obesity.

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  14. Cal beats out Notre Dame for five-star receiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Demetris Robertson, regarded as one of the top wide receivers in the 2016 recruiting class, announced Sunday that he will be playing football at Cal. A five-star recruit and rated the best receiver in the 2016 class by Rivals.com and 247Sports, according to a Cal press release, Robertson, who comes from Savannah, Georgia, has already signed a financial agreement with Cal.

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  15. Evictions soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    She's six months pregnant and has two young children. She's lived in the same two-bedroom apartment in Oakland for the past seven years.

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  16. Teachers leavingRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Sen. Ted Cruz will address the California Republican convention shortly after 12 p.m. Saturday, following Donald Trump's chaotic visit Friday afternoon and an address that evening by Ohio Gov. John Kasich. The theft of a laptop and a backup hard drive during a March burglary at Vibrant Body Wellness in Berkeley may have compromised personal information of several hundred patients, the company announced.

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  17. Defense case wraps up in death penalty trial of man accused of killing 8-year-old Oakland girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The defense attorneys for death penalty murder suspect Darnell Williams presented one day of evidence this week -- bringing in one new witness to testify, Williams' older sister. Chastity Williams, 27, took the stand at the Oakland courthouse Monday to testify on behalf of her younger brother, 25, who is accused of killing 8-year-old Alaysha Carradine on July 17, 2013 in East Oakland and weeks later, Anthony "Tone" Medearis Jr., 22, in Berkeley.

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  18. Jared Goff's rise from Marin to Cal to the cusp of NFL stardomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Someone ought to warn Jared Goff's future neighbors in Los Angeles or Philadelphia about his celebrations. After some Cal road victories, the quarterback would get home at 3 a.m., crank up the music and order his slumbering roommates to come join the fun.

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  19. Jared Goff: Son of a major leaguer was more a natural at footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The son of a major leaguer grew up as a promising shortstop and at least one skill translated to the gridiron. "One of the things we really worked on here was getting the ball out fast," said Mazi Moayed, the football coach at Marin Catholic High.

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  20. Independent bookstores adapt to keep customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Battered by global economic forces, rising commercial rents, online buying and other changes in consumer behavior, many independent bookstores today are devising ever more creative solutions to stay in business. Some don't make it or simply give up -- in Berkeley, Shakespeare & Co., Black Oak Books and William Stout Architectural Books closed within the last year, although the latter remains in business at its main store in San Francisco.

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