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  1. Conspiracy of Venus womena s choir brings lush sound to Berkeley concertRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    We live in an age of paranoia and suspicion, with invisible hands, dark forces and hidden actors that sow distrust and division. But there might be one cabal that can weave our frayed civic fabric together and bind us in a luxuriant mesh of plush and intricate harmony.

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  2. Renovated garage to ease downtown Berkeley parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Contra Costa Times

    Parking in downtown Berkeley during the day will be generally cheaper and easier to find with the renovated 720-space Center Street Parking Garage. The hassle of parking downtown has long been a deterrent to patrons of the area's businesses: Open metered spots - which cost $3.50 an hour in the middle of downtown - are few and far between, and people circle around trying to find them, making traffic congestion worse.

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  3. East Bay Community Energy is launching this month in Alameda County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Contra Costa Times

    East Bay Community Energy, launching this month, promises greener and in some cases less expensive service to about 568,000 Pacific Gas & Electricity customers, who are getting automatically enrolled as a result of their local city council or county supervisors joining the program. East Bay Community Energy is purchasing solar, wind and renewable hydroelectric energy and will partner with PG&E to distribute it.

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  4. High school sports: Camp Fire smoke threatens Monday gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Inside Bay Area

    The view of Berkeley, Calif., photographed from atop Grizzly Peak Boulevard, as smoke from Butte County's Camp Fire wildfire drifts into the Bay Area on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2018. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory that will remain in effect at least through Friday.

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  5. California's wildfires: 'Everybody is at risk' from smoky conditions, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Inside Bay Area

    The updating image shows air quality : yellow is moderate, orange unsafe for sensitive groups, red and purple unhealthful for all. Refresh the page to see the latest update.

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  6. Smoke-related cancellations: Parades, half marathon, park activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Contra Costa Times

    The view of Berkeley, Calif., photographed from atop Grizzly Peak Boulevard, as smoke from Butte County's Camp Fire wildfire drifts into the Bay Area on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2018. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued a smoke advisory that will remain in effect at least through Friday.

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  7. Park It: Discover Ohlone culture at Fremont's Coyote HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont is the site of an Ohlone village that was occupied for more than 2,000 years before the arrival of Europeans in California. During an open house from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18, you can tour a reconstructed shade structure, pit house and sweat lodge at the site.

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  8. Curtain Calls: Expect great things from a Great Expectationsa in LafayetteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Inside Bay Area

    The magic of Charles Dickens comes to Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School St. in Lafayette, this holiday season as the company presents an adventure-packed adaptation of Dickens' coming-of-age story "Great Expectations." Adapted by Gale Childs Daly, the show runs Nov. 29 through Dec. 16. In addition to a Dec. 1 opening-night party, the company also offers its new literary salon "Lit Up" on Dec. 5 and a post-show talk-back with performers on Dec. 7. The story begins on Christmas Eve, when an escaped convict kidnaps a young orphan named Pip at knifepoint.

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  9. Prize-winning Oakland Tribune photographer Robert Stinnett diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Contra Costa Times

    Former Oakland Tribune photographer Robert Stinnett is photographed in 2012 with his picture of "The Play." One of Tribune photographer Robert Stinnett's most notable pictures was known as "The Play" showing a UC Berkeley fottball player scoring the winning touchdown over Stanford in the 1982 Big Game.

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  10. Letter: Syrian family shows how to make one's way in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Rawaa Kasedah, daughter Batool Rawoas and husband Mohammed Aref Rawas, from left, pose for a photograph at their food kiosk the Old Damascus Fare on the campus of UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2018. The Rawas family arrived in the United States as refugees in 2015, settling into Oakland to escape the traumas of Syria's civil war.

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  11. California newts shut down road in Berkeley's Tilden Regional ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Contra Costa Times

    Newts are fascinating animals. Researchers joke that their skin contains enough toxin to kill 25,000 mice and two male college students.

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  12. Here's what you can rent in Berkeley with a $2,100 per month budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Inside Bay Area

    How far does your dollar go in the Berkeley rental market? We rounded up the latest listings via rental site Zumper to see what you can find with a budget of $2,100 per month. Listed at $2,095 per month, this 455-square-foot studio is located in downtown Berkeley.

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  13. Editorial: How to solve the Bay Areaa s housing crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Contra Costa Times

    The Graduate, a new downtown San Jose residential tower geared towards students that's being built amid a Bay Area housing crisis, is seen in a conceptual image. The project will include 260 units containing 1,039 beds and feature amenities such as a swimming pool.

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  14. Election results, Contra Costa CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Inside Bay Area

    Antioch City Council candidate Joy Motts gestures as a supporter leads a cheer during an election night party for Motts in Antioch, Calif., on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. The election night party was also in support of Measure W, a measure that extends an existing, voter-approved sales tax at the one-cent rate to increase investment in code enforcement, clean up blight, road repairs, support youth and senior services, and attract new business and jobs to Antioch.

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  15. Hatchet attack in San Leandro results in assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Inside Bay Area

    A 30-year-old transient has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon in a hatchet attack last week of another transient, authorities said Tuesday. The suspect, Trevor Vee, 30, whose last address was in Berkeley, is also being held for violating parole.

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  16. Dick Whittington, forger of jazz generations, returns to Piedmont PianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Inside Bay Area

    The Los Angeles native paid dues on the thriving Southland scene in the mid- and late- 1950s, eventually leading a band of future legends at The Lighthouse, including saxophonist Charles Lloyd, trumpeter Don Cherry and drummer Billy Higgins. Hired regularly by top L.A. horn players, he was on a 1961 tour with tenor sax titan Dexter Gordon when he decided to stick around the Bay Area.

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  17. Cal football program reaping the benefits of 'unexpected but...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Inside Bay Area

    A Cal spirit member celebrates a touchdown as the California Golden Bears play the Idaho State Bengals during the fourth quarter of their game at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.

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  18. Conductor Daniel Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan players form a harmonic convergence for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Inside Bay Area

    Beginning with a rare appearance by the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, there are four large-scale symphonic concerts and two promising chamber music events highlighting this week's classical music calendar. PLAYING FOR PEACE: Nearly 20 years ago, the Argentine-Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim and the late Palestinian literary scholar Edward Said conceived of a rare ensemble - an orchestra made up of Israeli, Palestinian, and multinational Arab musicians.The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra was born in 1999, and under Barenboim's direction, it serves as a musical model of cooperation, education, knowledge and understanding.

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  19. This poor city is surrounded by the temples of the new American...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Inside Bay Area

    This poor city is surrounded by the temples of the new American economy that has, in nearly every way imaginable, passed it by. Just outside the northern city limit, Facebook is expanding the blocks-long headquarters it built seven years ago.

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  20. Eager to start a new life in America, many refugees become entrepreneurialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Inside Bay Area

    Rawaa Kasedah fills an order at her food kiosk the Old Damascus Fare on the campus of UC Berkeley in Berkley, Calif., on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2018. The Rawas family arrived in the United States as refugees in 2015, settling into Oakland to escape the traumas of Syria's civil war.

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