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  1. Local sports digest: Stanford women's volleyball team loses its first match of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    The No. 1-ranked Stanford women's volleyball team lost for the first time this season, dropping a 25-18, 25-21, 23-25, 25-20 decision at No.

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  2. Review: Kathleen Turner nails Molly Ivins' wit in 'Red Hot Patriot'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    The hook for "Red Hot Patriot" at Berkeley Repertory Theatre is obvious. You get to see movie star Kathleen Turner in an almost-but-not-quite solo show.

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  3. Apartment rents near BART still affordable, but few are availableRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Renting an apartment near a BART station in Berkeley is still relatively affordable by Bay Area standards, according to the fledgling mobile apartment finder RadPad -- that is, if you can find one. The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment within a half-mile of the downtown Berkeley and North Berkeley BART stations is $2,050, according to RadPad, which describes itself as an online real estate marketplace and mobile app that lists rental properties across the country and allows renters to pay their rent through the platform, according to Kyle Austin, RadPad's publicist.

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  4. Cal coach Sonny Dykes refrains from ripping Pac-12 replay officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Jose Mercury News

    Cal coach Sonny Dykes refrained from an "I told you so" reaction to the Pac-12 Conference confirming its video replay crew was wrong to overturn two of three third-quarter touchdowns in Saturday's Big Game loss to Stanford. "They can at least give me the feeling and our fans .

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  5. Berkeley: Apartment rents near BART still affordable, but few are available, real estate app saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fremont Bulletin

    Renting an apartment near a BART station in Berkeley is still relatively affordable by Bay Area standards, according to the fledgling mobile apartment finder Rad-Pad -- that is, if you can find one. The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment within a half-mile of the Berkeley and North Berkeley BART stations is $2,050, according to Rad-Pad, which describes itself as an online real estate marketplace and mobile app that lists rental properties across the country and also allows renters to pay their rent through the platform, according to Kyle Austin, RadPad's publicist.

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  6. The Seasoned Collector: Holiday shopping, teas in Bay Area, plus history exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Campbell Reporter

    Since we tend to reminisce at year end, now is a fitting time to experience "Now and Then" at the Los Altos History Museum on Dec. 7 and 14. First, check out the big exhibit, "Silicon Valley: The Lure and the Legends" , which explores the pioneers who turned this region into one of the most dynamic places on the planet. Afterward, return to another era by going on a docent-led tour of the J. Gilbert Smith House, replete with holiday finery.

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  7. Burlingame's new Rasa -- plus gourmet Twinkies in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | San Jose Mercury News

    Twinkies and Oreos, oh, my: Kate McEachern, of CupKates cupcake truck fame, has just opened Stateside Bakery, a tiny bricks-and-mortar storefront in Berkeley, where she's making gourmet "Twinkies," "Oreos," "Nutter Butters" and other childhood faves -- with actual ingredients, not processed, additive-laden muck. We're practically hyperventilating with excitement over the idea of Twinkie-shaped pastries filled with Madagascar vanilla cream, Oreoesque cookies made with Valrhona chocolate, and hazelnut macarons filled with Nutella ganache.

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  8. Berkeley: Cal students plan walkout Monday to protest tuition hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    Students at UC Berkeley plan to walk out of classes and rally Monday to protest planned tuition hikes, organizers said. The day of action at the Berkeley campus comes after fee increases approved last week by the UC Board of Regents.

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  9. Purdy: Stanford teaches Cal tough lessons in Big GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Lesson Two: When a less-than-bone-wrecking offense meets a statistically-dreadful defense , the less-than-bone-wreckers win. "I'm just proud of our guys," said Stanford coach David Shaw after his team's 38-17 victory.

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  10. Stanford bowl eligible after Big Game win over CalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    Stanford's season veered far off course weeks ago, but two things aren't changing. Possession of The Axe, and holiday travel.

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  11. Cal struggles from outset in loss to StanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    Senior safety Michael Lowe was ejected for a "targeting" penalty after hitting Stanford's Austin Hooper in the head, and the Bears turned the ball over three times before halftime on the way to a 38-17 loss in front of 56,483 fans. Cal's losses the previous four seasons were to Stanford teams on their way to playing in BCS bowls, the past two to Pac-12 championship teams.

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  12. Mikhail Baryshnikov, Willem Dafoe dazzle in absurd 'Old Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    Steeped in the works of Russian absurdist author Daniil Kharms, this 90-minute avant-garde fantasia springs forth from the singular mind of director Robert Wilson. Adapted by Darryl Pinckney and starring ballet star Mikhail Baryshnikov and actor Willem Dafoe, it is a dizzying collage of poetry and movement that caroms from the arresting to the maddening with relentless intensity.

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  13. Pets and Wildlife Calendar: Nov. 22 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue: Are you looking to adopt a companion bird? Pet Food Express has partnered with Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue to offer bird adoptions at the Walnut Creek store. 2-5:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Pet Food Express, 1388 S. California Blvd., Walnut Creek.

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  14. Berkeley: 70 Cal students still camped out to protest tuition hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Campbell Reporter

    Some 70 protesters spent the night in UC Berkeley's Wheeler Hall in protest of this week's vote to increase tuition, a university police official said. The students have peacefully occupied Wheeler since Wednesday evening, following the University of California Board of Regent's 7-2 vote to increase tuition by up to 28 percent by 2019, with annual increases of 5 percent.

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  15. Fremont gallery hosts 'Holiday For The Arts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Milpitas Post

    "Holiday for the Arts" gala ticket holders will be entered in a drawing to win an original glass mosaic by local artist Barbara Schlein. As an Olive Hyde Art Guild member, Schlein has contributed a recent work, Sweet Dreams Fairy to a drawing held during the gala evening.

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  16. Alameda County's public hospitals get interim CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    The agency running Alameda County's public hospitals has named one of its own to be interim CEO while it seeks a new leader. Daniel Boggan Jr. will take over the Alameda Health System on Dec. 15, replacing Wright Lassiter III, who is leaving for a job with the Henry Ford Health System in Michigan.

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  17. Lawrence Berkeley Lab team helps lead charge to revolutionize energy storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Campbell Reporter

    Imagine an electric car with the range of a Tesla Model S -- able to reach Lake Tahoe from the Bay Area on a single charge -- but at one-fifth the $70,000 price tag for the luxury sedan. Or a battery not only able to provide many times more energy than today's technology but also at significantly cheaper prices, meaning longer-lasting and less expensive power for cellphones, laptops and even the home.

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  18. Students stage sit-in at UC Berkeley after tuition increase voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    A group of students and activists staged an overnight sit-in at UC Berkeley's Wheeler Hall, saying they plan to remain in the building until regents agree to drop tuition increase plans. The protest started Wednesday evening following a vote by a University of California Board of Regents committee on Wednesday, according to KGO.

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  19. Berkeley: Farm Burger is newest player in a gentrifying Gilman DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    Ricardo Reyes makes a milkshake at Farm Burger in Berkeley, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Farm Burger is one of several new businesses in the Gilman Street corridor west of San Pablo Avenue.

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  20. Cal women beat Nevada in home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    With contributions from its entire 10-player roster, the Cal women's basketball team cruised to a 76-54 win over Nevada in its home opener Tuesday. From senior standouts Reshanda Gray and Brittany Boyd to highly touted freshmen Mikayla Cowling and Gabby Green through the end of the bench, everyone scored in an effort that also featured excellent passing and defense.

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