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  1. Oakland man facing terrorism-related charge pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pacifica Tribune

    A 23-year-old West Oakland man federal prosecutors said spoke of carrying out terrorist attacks in Berkeley and San Francisco pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to four criminal counts, a U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman said. Amer Sinan Alhaggagi pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist group and three counts of identity theft before U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer.

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  2. First Look: Berkeley's new, expanded Tacubaya channels a Mexico City vibeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Jose Mercury News

    Customers enjoy lunch in the colorful dining room of the newly expanded Tacubaya. The Berkeley restaurant moved into the old Cafe Rouge digs last week.

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  3. Devonte "Archy" Bernstine was sentenced to 18 years in a plea deal Friday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Campbell Reporter

    A man who was once facing life for several gang murder conspiracy charges accepted an 18-year prison sentence as part of a plea deal Friday, county prosecutors said. Devonte "Archy" Bernstine, of Richmond, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge in exchange for the 18-year term.

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  4. As reward in Oakland killing increases, victima s mom says she has no...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    As the mother of a 27-year-old Berkeley man fatally shot earlier this year in North Oakland said Tuesday she felt no hate toward the killer and urged the suspect to surrender, police and the FBI asked for the public's help in solving the case and said the reward for information has been tripled. Carol Ferguson Jones, who has spent much of her life advocating against violence, spoke to the media after a news conference at police headquarters, telling the still-sought killer "I don't hate you.

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  5. UC Berkeley fires six campus police officers caught hanging out in libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Pacifica Tribune

    UC Berkeley fired six police officers Tuesday for sleeping and hanging out on midnight shifts in a campus math library. The firings occured after a hearing officer upheld Chief Margo Bennett's decision to terminate the officers, who had been on paid suspension since Oct. 31, according to multiple sources who spoke with the officers Tuesday.

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  6. WeWork leases first San Mateo location, widening a brisk expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    WeWork has extended a robust expansion in the Bay Area by leasing a four-story office building in San Mateo where several hundred people could work, the company said Tuesday. The company agreed to lease up to four floors in an office building at 400 Concar Drive in San Mateo that was developed by Hines, a realty firm.

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  7. Berkeley Kite Festival 2018: Herea s what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Berkeley Kite Wranglers' trademark Octopile fly along with other giant kites above Cesar Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina during the Berkeley Kite Festival in Berkeley, Calif., on Saturday, July 30, 2016. The free event included kite competitions, a Candy Drop, Kite Battles and more.

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  8. What ita s like riding in the Batmobile, err a Polaris SlingshotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    Reporter Erin Baldassari drives a Polaris Slingshot Grand Touring LE along Grizzly Peak Boulevard in Berkeley, Calif., on Thursday, July 12, 2018. The three-wheeled, open air roadster is a cross between a car and motorcycle and is street legal.

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  9. Review: Everybody gets to be Hamlet in free Berkeley park productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    As revered as "Hamlet" is among William Shakespeare's plays, it's also slightly notorious as an opportunity for hamming it up. There's so much emphasis on the title character and how his famous speeches will be delivered that it sometimes threatens to overshadow the story - which, when you come right down to it, is a pretty strange one.

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  10. Despite new laws to ease the permitting of granny flats, bureaucratic headaches abound.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    General contractor Curt Hanson and designer Adam Mayberry discuss the backyard in-law unit being built by homeowner Francis Schumacher in San Jose, Calif., Monday, July 9, 2018. This year, Megan Kellogg's mother moved into a new in-law unit in her own backyard, freeing up the main house for Kellogg's family of three.

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  11. Far-right protester Kyle 'Based Stickman' Chapman in trouble againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    A police officer gestures to Kyle "Based Stickman" Chapman as he passes through a security checkpoint at Sproul Plaza to listen to Milo Yiannopoulos during a protest at UC Berkeley in Berkeley, Calif. on Sunday, Sept.

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  12. Peralta Colleges facing millions in budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | Pacifica Tribune

    The Peralta Community College District is facing an estimated $7.3 million shortfall in its tentative 2018-19 budget, and administrators are rushing to close the gap by proposing cuts in discretionary spending, freezing vacant positions and taking back recent raises. The budget crisis comes as the district administration faces allegations by the faculty union that it has systematically misallocated money from a voter-approved 2012 parcel tax, even as it prepares to ask voters to extend the tax.

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  13. Last dog standing a " Dog rescued last year from Hurricane Irma still looking for a homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    She never will be dog that will enjoy going on adventures, but she's happy just hanging out and getting her exercise with other dogs. Michelle Jewell, a vet and adoptions specialist at Berkeley Humane, was able to win Kaye's lasting trust in about a week.

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  14. Mother of dead man holds rally for his unsolved caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 6 | Pacifica Tribune

    A woman who has spent much of her life advocating against violence is now planning a rally for her son, Patrick Demarco Scott Jr., who was fatally shot in February in North Oakland. Carol Ferguson, founder of the "More Foundation," an advocacy group dedicated to anti-violence, said the rally is to show support for other parents who've stood in her shoes and to prevent more slayings.

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  15. Afro-Colombian powerhouse set to get Berkeley dancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | San Jose Mercury News

    Oakland percussion maestro John Santos presents the latest installment of "Racies," his revelatory Latin music series at Berkeley's Freight & Salvage, with the Bay Area debut of Tribu BaharAo, a leading exponent of champeta, folk music with a serious groove at Colombia. While created to celebrate Afro-Colombian culture, the quintet avidly embraces the entire Caribbean basin, warning on its webpage that its music "may contain traces of soukous, zouk, calypso, mbaqanga, soca, compas Haitiano, rap and ragamuffin, all mixed with local styles and influences of the Colombian musical spectrum."

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  16. Stranger in home wakes up Berkeley man, offers to sell him cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | Pacifica Tribune

    A man woken by a noise in his Berkeley home found a stranger who offered to sell him cocaine, police say. The intrusion occurred around 4:30 a.m. on June 27 in the 2700 block of Durant Avenue, a row of apartment complexes and fraternity and sorority houses next to the University of California campus.

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  17. Bay Area's Fourth of July celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | San Jose Mercury News

    Vivian Zhao, 6, of Union City waves the American flag during the Fremont 4th of July Parade in Fremont. A participant greets the spectators during the Fremont 4th of July Parade in Fremont.

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  18. Cal slugger wins college baseball's top awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    California Golden Bears batter Andrew Vaughn hits a double in the eighth inning of their baseball game against the University of Washington at Evans Diamond in Berkeley, Calif., on Friday, April 20, 2018. Cal's Andrew Vaughn joined the list of college baseball's all-time elite Thursday when the Santa Rosa native was named winner of the 41st Golden Spikes Award, given to the nation's top amateur player.

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  19. What you can rent in Berkeley for $2,200 per monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    Curious just how far your dollar goes in Berkeley? We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating a place in Berkeley with a budget of $2,200 per month. Listed at $2,200 per month, this 500-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 1529 Alcatraz Ave., #6.

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  20. Car fished out of San Francisco Bay, Berkeley man arrested on suspicion of attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and felony battery after he drove his car into the Bay on Sunday and punched a citizen rescuer, police said. Gregory Polk III, of Berkeley was booked into county jail after the incident, on the 100 block of Seawall Drive.

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