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  1. Far-right activist faces criminal charges in Berkeley violence caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Protesters rally against an appearance by Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos in Berkeley Feb. 1. Five months after the so-called Battle of Berkeley began, Alameda County prosecutors are pressing charges against those accused of causing the violent clashes between far-right and far-left demonstrators. The latest charged were filed this week against Kyle Chapman, an extreme-right organizer who has said on social media that he's planning to hold other rallies later this month.

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  2. NASA, PBS marking 40 years since Voyager spacecraft launchesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Forty years after blasting off, Earth's most distant ambassadors - the twin Voyager spacecraft - are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos. This Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of NASA 's launch of Voyager 2, now almost 11 billion miles distant.

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  3. L.A. wants to know if city contractors are helping build Mexico border wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo speaks at Los Angeles City Hall in June. Los Angeles lawmakers are pushing for city contractors to reveal whether they are helping to build a wall along the Mexican border , arguing that Angelenos deserve to know if firms are working on the polarizing project.

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  4. forthcoming regulations changing how congestion is measured under CEQA to fix the bike lanes problemRead the original story

    Monday Jul 31 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    For many years, Berkeley bike advocates have pushed for their own lane on a two-block stretch of Fulton Street. The conditions seem ripe for one.

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  5. Experts: Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woesRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Uber must get rid of leaders who tolerate bad behavior and hire people who don't - including up to the chief executive - experts say, as the ride-hailing company gets ready to announce significant changes to its culture and management. Uber's board has adopted the recommendations of former Attorney General Eric Holder, who investigated its toxic culture of harassment and bullying.

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  6. Milo Yiannopoulos fan files lawsuit against BerkeleyRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A fan of right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has filed a lawsuit against the regents of the University of California, the mayor of Berkeley and a slew of others over alleged civil rights and First Amendment violations. The lawsuit in federal court in Northern California alleges University of California and other officials curtailed the rights of Kiara Robles by subjecting her and other invitees to bodily harm because they were expressing a different viewpoint. 5 comments

  7. DJ Khaled gives Berkeley grads a crash course in winningRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The hip-hop star and social media celebrity gave a surprise performance at the ceremony for statistics graduates at the University of California, Berkeley . In a video posted by the school , speaker Steve Stout had just finished his address Thursday when he said there was a gift for students.

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  8. Lincoln High students walk out in principal protestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Lincoln High students walked out of the school to protest the district's decision to not hire vice principal Jose Soto as the new principal, although he was recommended by two community panels. Lincoln High students walked out of the school to protest the district's decision to not hire vice principal Jose Soto as the new principal, although he was recommended by two community panels.

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  9. Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rallyRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Ann Coulter did not turn up in Berkeley where hundreds held a raucous but largely peaceful demonstration in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America's free speech movement. The conservative pundit's canceled appearance at the University of California, Berkeley drew hundreds of her supporters to a downtown park Thursday, many of them dressed in flak jackets, ballistic helmets adorned with pro- Donald Trump stickers and other protective gear in anticipation of violence.

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  10. Far-right to rally in Berkeley after Coulter talk canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Far-right supporters planned rallies Thursday to denounce what they called an attempt to silence their conservative views after Ann Coulter said she was forced to cancel a speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley . Amid concerns violence might erupt, police erected barricades on the campus and dispatched officers in riot gear on motorcycles.

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  11. Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violenceRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Ann Coulter said Wednesday that she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence but might still "swing by to say hello" to all her supporters. Police and university officials said they were bracing for possible trouble whether Coulter comes to campus or not, citing intelligence and online chatter by groups threatening to instigate violence.

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  12. As the industry struggles, is it 'time to recognize the nuclear show's over'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Cattle graze near the cooling towers for Georgia Power's Vogtle nuclear power plant in Waynesboro, Ga. The plant uses the Westinghouse AP1000 advanced pressurized water reactor technology.

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  13. The bankruptcy shaking nuclear energy to the coreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A little more than a week ago, Westinghouse Electric Company - long considered the leader in nuclear power development - filed for bankruptcy protection . The move puts in jeopardy the completion of two nuclear plants in the Southeast that had been heralded as proof the industry's future was still vibrant.

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  14. Stock market surge lifts US household wealth to $92.8TRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The stock market's rise to record levels fueled a big increase in U.S. household wealth in the final three months of last year. The wealth gains could lead to more spending that would lift the economy, but the increases aren't widely shared.

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  15. Drivers rebel against Uber's price-cutting quest for growthRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The face-off between Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and driver Fawzi Kamel illustrated a conflict between Uber, with its effort to grow by cutting prices to beat competitors, and drivers who have seen their pay reduced. The video of the argument - caught on dashcam and now viewed more than 3 million times on YouTube - includes yelling and profanity, and ends with a combative Kalanick dismissing an agitated Fawzi's claims that sharp reductions in fares forced the driver into bankruptcy.

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  16. Cookbook of the week: 'In My Kitchen,' by Deborah Madison, and a soup recipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Vegetable cooking has come an awfully long way since Deborah Madison started cooking vegetarian food, which the celebrated cookbook author circumspectly notes in the introduction to her 14th cookbook, out next month from Ten Speed Press. A veteran not just of cookbooks but of kitchens - she cooked at Chez Panisse in Berkeley, opened her own restaurant Greens in San Francisco, and has cooked in Santa Fe and in Rome - Madison has documented the trajectory of vegetable cuisine over decades, as the rest of us have followed her, relied on her and largely played catch-up to her own sure sensibility.

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  17. Valve Turners to speak in San Diego about climate change civil disobedienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    These climate activists will speak on Monday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren . The Valve Turners : Emily Johnston, Annette Klapstein, Leonard Higgins, Ken Ward and Michael Foster Climate change activists known as the Valve Turners are scheduled to speak Monday evening in San Diego about their choice to engage in civil disobedience that could land them in prison for decades.

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  18. Grossmont College student files suit against Trump's banRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Three students who attend universities in California, including one from Grossmont College in El Cajon , sued the Trump administration on Thursday over the recent ban on travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries. The lawsuit, filed by the American Civil Liberties Union in Northern California, says that the 90-day ban - created by an executive order from President Donald Trump just over a week ago - violates First Amendment religious protections and provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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  19. Trump hints at cutting federal funds to UC Berkeley after violent protests over Milo YiannopoulosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A speech by conservative firebrand and Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled at UC Berkeley on Wednesday amid violent protests that prompted President Trump to suggest cutting funding to the university. A speech by conservative firebrand and Milo Yiannopoulos was canceled at UC Berkeley on Wednesday amid violent protests that prompted President Trump to suggest cutting funding to the university.

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  20. Victims of the Oakland warehouse fire: Who they wereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A fire ripped through a warehouse in Oakland on Friday night, killing more than 30 people who were there for an electronic music concert. Here are the names of people who have been confirmed dead by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Bureau.

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