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  1. Berkeley officials urge public to avoid violent 'provocateurs' at protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    At least two groups have planned demonstrations in Berkeley on Thursday, in response to the cancellation of a speech by conservative author Ann Coulter, and city officials were urging people to steer clear of violent outbursts. Ann Coulter speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011.

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  2. Ann Coulter cancels talk at UC Berkeley, but far right still winsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    A protester dances past a fire they set it up at Sproul Plaza during a protest against right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulos who was scheduled to speak at UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif., on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Ever since Donald Trump's election, emboldened conservatives and their neo-Nazi kissing cousins have been flocking to Berkeley, which is pretty much tantamount to sticking a hot poker in the eye of someone on the political left.

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  3. Tending to the blossoms growing at Menlowe BalletRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    "Events that bring us together to experience art let us be more connected to who we are and to one another. We have more in common than we have in difference," says Lisa Shiveley, executive director of Menlowe Ballet, which was founded in 2011.

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  4. Pets and Wildlife: Bay Area adoptions, other events, Apirl 26 and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Learn how to attract birds to your back yard at the next meeting of the Pleasant Hill Garden Study Club. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. May 2, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center.

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  5. Will Ann Coulter show up at Berkeley's Sproul Plaza Thursday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Jose Mercury News

    The controversy surrounding Ann Coulter's vow to speak at UC Berkeley Thursday has backed the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement into an uncomfortable and unfamiliar corner - and could lead to a tense showdown if the firebrand conservative commentator shows up at Sproul Plaza. University officials said Tuesday that they learned Coulter plans to speak sometime Thursday afternoon at the plaza - where activist Mario Savio's iconic speech 52 years ago ignited a movement.

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  6. Cal Performances announces 2017-18 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Jose Mercury News

    Appearances by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony; the Joffrey Ballet; France's Thtre de la Ville, Paris; and the return of Gustavo Dudamel and the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela are among the highlights of Cal Performances' 2017-18 season, announced earlier this week by executive and artistic director Matas Tarnopolsky. Dozens of events pack the season schedule, which runs from August 5, 2017, to May 6, 2018, in six venues on and around the UC Berkeley campus; the season features 30 West Coast, California or Bay Area premieres; two US premieres; and one world premiere.

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  7. Source: Cal, Saint Mary's agree to home-and-home (and home) basketball seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Jose Mercury News

    MARCH 16: JeQuan Lewis #1 of the Virginia Commonwealth Rams attempts a shot defended by Jock Landale #34 of the St. Mary's Gaels during the first round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena on March 16, 2017 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Cal and Saint Mary's are close to finalizing an agreement on a three-game basketball series tentatively scheduled to begin next season, according to a source.

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  8. Rameau's 'Temple de la Gloire' to perform lavish...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Jose Mercury News

    With top-quality Baroque works performed in the Bay Area each year, music lovers might be tempted to think they've heard everything the era produced. But this weekend at Zellerbach Hall, audiences are about to experience a rare French Baroque masterwork a fully staged production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's 1745 opera-ballet "Le Temple de la Gloire" .

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  9. Review: Whatever happened to Jeremiah Tower? This film tells allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Inside Bay Area

    ZERO POINT ZERO PRODUCTIONS Jeremiah Tower works in the kitchen at Chez Panisse in 1974, in hits image from the new documentary "The Last Magnificent." ZERO POINT ZERO PRODUCTION Chef Jeremiah Tower appears in a scene from "The Last Magnificent," a new documentary that chronicles his rise and fall as a celebrity chef who started at Chez Panisse in Berkeley.

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  10. 'Captain Fantastic': Berkeley's Matt Ross goes off the grid for his breakthrough filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Matt Ross discusses his career as an actor and director during an interview at the Elmwood Cafe on College Ave. in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, July 7, 2016. Berkeley-based actor and director Matt Ross is photographed following an interview at the Elmwood Cafe on College Ave. in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

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  11. Snapp Shots: New book details old-time actor's impact on BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor with many notables in attendance, including President Grover Cleveland, who said the statue's "stream of light shall pierce the darkness of ignorance and man's oppression until Liberty enlightens the world." Only one hitch: Congress was stalling on its promise to pay for the electricity to light Miss Liberty's torch.

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  12. A tasty chat with Jeremiah TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | San Jose Mercury News

    Anthony Bourdain reveres him as the first celebrity chef, a pivotal figure in the American culinary revolution and a force behind the legendary Chez Panisse. So how come he's not a household name in the age of Rachel Ray? The answer to that mystery lies in the new documentary "JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT," which was produced by Bourdain and directed by Lydia Tenaglia.

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  13. Bay Area weekend plans? We've got some ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Rita Moreno performs in a scene from her stage show "Life Without Makeup" at Berkeley. She's coming to Feinstein's in San Francisco April 22-23.

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  14. Cala s Davis Webb a potential first-rounderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Cal quarterback Davis Webb warms up before practice at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. California Golden Bears quarterback Davis Webb hugs California Golden Bears Steven Moore after defeating the Oregon Ducks in double overtime during their NCAA college football game at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.

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  15. NFL Draft stock report: Stanford's Christian McCaffrey jumps into the top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | San Jose Mercury News

    Stanford's Christian McCaffrey finds daylight against Cal in the second half of the 119th Big Game at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Stanford's Christian McCaffrey looks for running room against Cal's Josh Drayden in the first half of the 119th Big Game at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.

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  16. An Occupy-themed thriller set to shake up BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    Steve Waters' ever-so-timely new play, a fictional account of the stand-off, gets its U.S. premiere at Berkeley's Aurora Theatre beginning April 20. 2 Release the Hounds: This concert coming to Berkeley and Santa Cruz features Irish-American indie-folk singer-songwriter Aoife O'Donovan, best known as the leader of the band Crooked Still, and guitarists Chris Eldridge and Julian Lage. O'Donovan and Lage/Eldridge perform individual sets then come together for a final set described as an "aural hootenanny."

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  17. Berkeley landlords sued over deaths by carbon monoxide poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    The deaths of a Berkeley married couple by carbon monoxide poisoning in January could have been prevented had their landlords followed state law and properly installed carbon monoxide detectors in their Deakin Street apartment, a wrongful death lawsuit filed in Alameda County Superior Court alleges. Valerie Morash, 32, and her husband of nine years, 35-year-old Roger Hanna Morash, were found dead on the second floor of their home in the No.

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  18. Berkeley to March For Science and against ignoranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    The nation's chief executive fiddles with his smartphone while the planet bakes in rising temperatures, or so most scientists say. Global warming deniers head federal agencies, hailing coal and petroleum as the energy sources of the future.

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  19. Video emerges showing white supremacist punching woman during Berkeley protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    As police on Monday sorted through fallout from weekend protests over President Donald Trump, a video surfaced that appears to show a self-proclaimed white supremacist punching a woman in the midst of several melees on Saturday in downtown Berkeley. The video, first posted on YouTube by WeAreChange.org, shows a person identified in several social media postings as Cal State University Stanislaus student Nathan Damigo hitting the woman with his fist during Saturday's protests at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park.

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  20. UC Berkeley student who fell to death from balcony identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    Kimberly Tze, 21, of Elk Grove, died at a hospital after emergency crews responded to Dwight Way and College Avenue just after midnight, according to media reports. The Alameda County Coroner's Office identified her Monday morning.

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