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  1. UC Berkeley: 3 fluffy peregrine chicks need namesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Mateo Daily Journal

    University of California, Berkeley officials are asking for help naming three fluffy peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month in the upper reaches of the Campanile bell tower on campus. The San Francisco Chronicle reports a woman named Bunny suggested by Twitter naming the two males and one female Fluffy, Cottonball and Marshmallow.

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  2. Eureka Day' satirizes political correctness, then gets seriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Political correctness is carried to extremes in Jonathan Spector's "Eureka Day," receiving its world premiere at Aurora Theatre Company. At the private Eureka Day School in the Berkeley hills, its five-member executive committee tries to reach consensus on various issues.

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  3. U.S. judge allows suit over Berkeley speakers to move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A free speech lawsuit against officials at the University of California, Berkeley can move forward, although there is no evidence the school discriminated against speakers with conservative views, a U.S. judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Maxine Chesney said the Berkeley College Republicans and Young America's Foundation could challenge what they said were secret university restrictions on speakers and a $9,000 fee the school charged to host conservative writer Ben Shapiro.

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  4. Berkeley teacher who brought bazooka to class on paid leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A high school teacher who brought a decommissioned bazooka into this Berkeley classroom has been placed on paid administrative leave. Berkeley High School history teacher Alex Angell was placed on leave on April 11 after a video was posted on social media showing him holding the bazooka over his shoulder while explaining how it was used.

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  5. 1966 Berkeley High grad led Nevada's anti-pot chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A chief opponent of Nevada's legalization of pot for recreational use, Hartman was student body president when he graduated from high school in Berkeley, California, in 1966. The former San Francisco Bay Area lawyer moved to rural Genoa several years ago.

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  6. U.S. experts back marijuana-based drug for childhood seizuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    A medicine made from the marijuana plant moved one step closer to U.S. approval Thursday after federal health advisers endorsed it for the treatment of severe seizures in children with epilepsy. If the Food and Drug Administration follows the group's recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals' syrup would become the first drug derived from the cannabis plant to win federal approval in the U.S. The 13-member FDA panel voted unanimously in favor of the experimental medication made from a chemical found in cannabis - one that does not get users high.

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  7. Chemical legacy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Since I have long been promoting the importance of eating natural/organic foods, a recent feature article, "Dine out much? It may be harmful," in the San Francisco Chronicle caught my attention. Based on a national study authored by a University of California, Berkeley scientist, we are informed that this is not a good idea because of "increasing levels of potentially harmful chemicals called phthalates."

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  8. Free-range parenting laws letting kids roam could catch onRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea that supporters say is an antidote for anxiety-plagued parents and overscheduled kids. Free-range parenting is the concept that giving kids the freedom to do things alone - like explore a playground or ride a bike to school - makes them healthier, happier and more resilient.

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  9. Housing crisis spurring a political awakeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Knowing the pain of writing huge rent checks each month to live in the Bay Area during a housing crunch, Victoria Fierce is out to make communities opposing building new homes experience a similar financial burden. "I speak truth to power.

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  10. Man throws caustic substance, injuring Berkeley workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Police at the University of California, Berkeley say a man threw a caustic substance on a university employee, injuring her. The attack happened about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday.

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  11. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Someone was arrested for refusing to pay for their meal on Airport Boulevard in Burlingame, it was reported at 3:51 p.m. Thursday, March 15. Fraud. An unknown person made $2,415 in fraudulent credit card purchases out of Florida on El Camino Real, it was reported at 10:47 p.m. Friday, March 9. Felony warrant.

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  12. Many possible scary outcomes in - Office Hour' at Berkeley RepRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    In the wake of the recent school shooting in Florida, Julia Cho's "Office Hour" couldn't be more timely. Presented by Berkeley Repertory Theatre, it focuses on a creative writing college student, Dennis , who could be the poster boy for mass murderers, and his concerned instructor, Gina , desperately trying to break through his hostility.

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  13. Redwood City's mayor Ian BainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Ian Bain had to wait a long time before he became mayor of Redwood City and even a longer time before he was elected to the City Council. But his perseverance and patience paid off and he was the top vote getter in the 2015 election.

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  14. Redwood City names its new chief of policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Redwood City has named a 33-year veteran of its police force, Capt. Daniel "Dan" Mulholland, as the city's new chief effective Feb. 20, after former Chief JR Gamez retired in September.

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  15. Lawmakers propose new eviction protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    California lawmakers are rolling out a series of new bills aimed at easing the state's housing crisis by helping renters who face eviction. Assembly Bill 2343 was introduced by Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, and co-authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley.

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  16. Aurora stages Shaw's first play, - Widowers' Houses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    From left, Megan Trout, as Blanche Sartorius; Dan Hoyle, as Harry Trench; Michael Gene Sullivan, as Cokane; and Warren David Keith, as Mr. Sartorius in G.B. Shaw's 'Widowers' Houses. On the surface, the four main characters of George Bernard Shaw's "Widowers' Houses" seem like well-mannered members of the English gentry in the late 19th century.

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  17. Grateful Dead star's college recording surfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Recordings of a teenage Phil Lesh surfaced, giving rock 'n' roll lovers a rare glimpse at the burgeoning talent when he was a student at College of San Mateo, prior to becoming bassist for the Grateful Dead. t as part of the school's prestigious jazz band - an ensemble which birthed a generation of local musical talent.

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  18. UC Berkeley spent $4 million for free speech event securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The University of California, Berkeley spent almost $4 million on security for a month of free speech events last year when the famously liberal campus became a flashpoint for the country's political divisions. The university revealed in documents that it spent $3.9 million to bring in outside police forces, pay their room, board and overtime, have ambulances on standby, rent barricades and pay other security costs for three events scheduled from Aug. 27 to Sept.

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  19. Trump administration supports suit over Berkeley speakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    The Trump administration on Thursday threw its support behind a lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley that accuses the school of a double standard for campus speakers that restricts conservative viewpoints. The allegations raised by the Berkeley College Republicans and Young America's Foundation would violate the First Amendment if proven true, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a court filing.

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  20. Even without El Ni o last year, Earth keeps on warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they've seen without an El NiA o boosting temperatures naturally.

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