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  1. Oakland, Emeryville, Berkeley are WeWork major expansion sitesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    WeWork on Tuesday disclosed plans for a major expansion of its operations in the East Bay, saying it will jump into office buildings in downtown Oakland, as well as Berkeley and Emeryville. All told, WeWork will add 2,900 desks to its presence in the East Bay with the new leases.

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  2. Rename Oakland airport? Petition seeks to recognize trailblazing Berkeley pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Campbell Reporter

    Maggie Gee, 86, of Berkeley holds her old airman identification card on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009, at her home in Berkeley, Calif.

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  3. Authorities identified the man as 43-year-old Eric Allen.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 43-year-old man died Sunday after a shooting in the unincorporated part of the city, an Alameda County Sheriff's Office official said. Eric Allen, whose last known address was in Berkeley, died at Eden Medical Center hours after the shooting, Sgt.

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  4. Not So Silent Night concert finally returns to San Jose with huge lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | San Jose Mercury News

    Florence and the Machine vocalist Florence Welch performs at the Greek Theatre on Sunday, June 12, 2011 in Berkeley, Calif. Florence + the Machine performs during the third day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., April 15, 2012.

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  5. Body Music MiniFest presents corporeal performers in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    With more than a dozen artists representing musical traditions from around the world, the 10th International Body Music MiniFest is diminutive only by the prodigious standard set by previous festivals. Produced by the East Bay arts organization Crosspulse, the International Body Music Festival has turned into a global force, bringing disparate artists together to share body-based musical traditions and forge new collaborations.

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  6. Californiaa s rent-control ballot measure, explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | San Jose Mercury News

    At an April rally at Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, activists show support for a California ballot initiative to lift statewide restrictions on rent control. Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group California voters face a momentous decision this fall on the future of rent control - at a time when stress over high rents, displacement and homelessness has reached a boiling point.

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  7. Suspect sought in sexual assault at UC Berkeley dormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    In this Dec. 21, 2014 file photo, late light falls on Wheeler Hall, South Hall and the Campanile on the University of California campus in Berkeley, Calif. University of California officials have proposed limiting nonresident enrollment to 20 percent of all undergraduate students, in an effort to prioritize in-state applicants.

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  8. JoAnn Falletta, Jennifer Higdon showcased at Berkeley, San Jose orchestrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Almaden Resident

    Two of the Bay Area's top regional orchestras open their seasons this weekend with excellent programs and exciting guest artists. The Berkeley Symphony and San Jose's Symphony Silicon Valley are showcasing women, the former with composers Jennifer Higdon and Anna Clyne, the latter with conductor JoAnn Falletta.

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  9. Cal Shakes sets impressive 2019 season, featuring two of the Barda s bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | The Campbell Reporter

    California Shakespeare Theater has announced its 2019 season, which includes a pair of Shakespeare's most popular works as well as a world premiere and the company's first production of a Bertolt Brecht play. "Next summer, we're bringing back two beloved plays by William Shakespeare that collectively represent the best of his works; and we're pairing them with two modern classics: one old, one very new," says Eric Ting, Cal Shakes' artistic director.

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  10. Nobel Prize in medicine for cancer research conducted at BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Nobel Prize in medicine was awarded Monday to two researchers from the United States and Japan for advances in discovering how the body's immune system can fight off the scourge of cancer. Allison conducted his research at the University of California-Berkeley and is now at the M.D. Anderson cancer center in Houston.

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  11. a The house doesna t belong to you. It belongs to a Gus Kramera : East...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | San Jose Mercury News

    About a year ago, Kendall Orr called an Oregon water company to pay the bill on the house she had given her daughter, as she regularly did. She was shocked to hear the clerk's response.

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  12. Stabbing of Berkeley teen leads to two arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 17-year-old girl was stabbed Thursday morning at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park, leading to the arrest of two other juveniles - the one suspected in the stabbing and another who tried to interfere with police, authorities said. A Berkeley police school resource officer called for cover about 9:53 a.m. Thursday as he responded to a large fight at the park, which is across the street from Berkeley High School.

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  13. a Hottesta California neighborhood for home sales is in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | San Jose Mercury News

    Castro Valley is among the nation's 10 "hottest" areas for home sales this year, the website Realtor.com says. The unincorporated East Bay community ranks fourth on the list of neighborhoods where "homes are flying off the market and listing views get constant clicks," said the site.

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  14. Rent control: What we can learn from Berkeley and Santa MonicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | The Campbell Reporter

    Savvy Properties co-owners John Steuart, left, and Michael Kraszulyak check out one of their properties at 734 Alcatraz Avenue in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018.

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  15. Need a place in Berkeley for $2,000 or less? Check out these available rental listings today.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    What can you rent in dollar Berkeley for $2,200 per month? We rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect. The apartment has a deck, a balcony, hardwood flooring, central heating and wooden cabinetry.

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  16. Report: Climate change is harming national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    By 2100, visitors walking the grounds of California's Joshua Tree National Park may view exhibits showing what will have been lost - the spiky yucca palms that inspired the park's name, dwindled to a few rare husks. Climate change could kill most of the park's iconic trees, wildfires may transform the towering conifer forests at Yellowstone National Park into scarred grasslands, and once-mighty ice sheets in the north will probably melt and flow into the sea, making Glacier National Park both an obsolete name and a hard lesson about environmental degradation.

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  17. Missy Franklin engaged: Ex-Cal swimmer to a get her Johnson onaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    Olympian and former Cal swimmer Missy Franklin announced over the weekend that she is engaged to Hayes Johnson, a fellow swimmer. Franklin, 23, posted an Instagram photo from Georgia's Lake Lanier Islands Resort, showing Johnson on bended knee.

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  18. For SF Bay Area Mozart, Stravinsky fans, these are good timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | The Campbell Reporter

    A music-lover's diet should always include healthy amounts of Mozart; the composer's works lift the spirit and contribute to an overall sense of well-being. This week's column begins and ends with Mozart; in between those concerts, the Bay Area will hear historic works by Stravinsky and others.

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  19. The Freight & Salvage caps 50 years with free music festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    Singer Asheba performs during Freight & Salvage's 50th anniversary celebration in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018.

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  20. UC Berkeley employee arrested in notorious NorCal Rapist cases using genetic genealogy websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 58-year-old Benicia man who works for UC Berkeley is allegedly the notorious NorCal Rapist believed responsible for as many as 10 attacks on women in six Northern California counties, one in Martinez on Halloween Night in 1996, authorities said Friday. Roy Charles Waller was arrested near his work place in Berkeley, caught by the same genetic genealogy technology and website that put suspected Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo behind bars earlier this year.

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