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  1. Berkeley homeless camps take 21st century approach with solar powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | Contra Costa Times

    A group of homeless people are pioneering what they say is a sustainable, if minimalist, 21st century camp model in this often trendsetting city by installing solar panels to charge cellphones and computers, power a few nighttime reading lights, and otherwise stay globally tuned. Sam Clune has hooked up donated solar panels at three homeless camps, starting with one along Shellmound Street just north of the Emeryville border at the edge of Aquatic Park where he has lived with his dog, Trouble, since his last forced move.

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  2. Ohlone activists stand firm in opposing West Berkeley Shellmound developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Three Ohlone family bands say they have rejected a developer's offer to reduce the footprint of its proposed project in the parking lot across from Spenger's Fresh Fish Grotto in exchange for the Ohlones' blessing. A principal of the developer however says talks are continuing, and that he is confident the project will eventually happen.

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  3. Last seating: Trader Vica s maitre da retires after 57 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 18 | Contra Costa Times

    In this 1990 photo provided by Trader Vic's, Claudette Lum is seen at the flagship restaurant in San Francisco. After 57 years as a hostess and maitre d', Lum is retiring at the end of the year.

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  4. San Leandro leaders dither in support for short-term rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    San Leandro could be on its way to allowing short-term residential rentals such as Airbnb, but it's not a sure thing. The San Leandro City Council has expressed its wavering support for short-term rentals in owner-occupied dwellings, such as those listed on Airbnb or VRBO.

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  5. Alameda letters: Humane Society appreciates supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The Humane Society of Alameda is very grateful because the giving spirit happens all year for us. We thank our members and donors for their donations throughout the year.

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  6. Court-ordered Berkeley homeless sheltering plan largely mirrors current servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Prompted by a federal judge, the city this week issued a "Practical Plan to Shelter Homeless," consisting largely of a recitation of the menu of services it already provides, chief among them a Coordinated Entry System dubbed The Hub that opened in January 2016. "Previously, people experiencing homelessness in Berkeley, as in other jurisdictions, had to navigate a fragmented system of housing and supportive service providers, each with their own wait lists and eligibility criteria," the plan, contained in a 17-page brief signed by Deputy City Attorney Lynne Bourgault, reads in part.

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  7. Treadway: Seasonal music and art worth checking outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Lily Davison Borrill, 12, will have her first art opening on Dec. 3 at Berkeley's Lanesplitter Pub and Pizza. If you visit one art exhibit at a pizza parlor this holiday season, make it the one by 12-year-old artist Lily Davison Borrill now on display into January at Lanesplitter Pub and Pizza 2033 San Pablo Ave. in Berkeley.

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  8. Holiday parades 2017: Your guide to 10 Bay Area eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    More than 235 parade entries are scheduled to parade in Los Gatos' long-running event Dec. 2. The Bay Area's got lighted parades, music-filled parades, a boat parade and the granddaddy of local holiday parades, the 61st annual Los Gatos one. If you plan your schedule right, you can catch several of them between Nov. 30 and Dec. 9. Here's a roundup: WALNUT CREEK: 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, Holiday Parade of Lights at Broadway Plaza, followed by Santa lighting the Christmas tree.

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  9. Rashida Jonesa didna t exit a Toy Story 4a because a unwanted advancea ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    NOVEMBER 07: Rashida Jones speaks onstage during the MGA Entertainment, Cast of Netflix's Project Mc2, and Rashida Jones celebration of National S.T.E.A.M. Day and the premiere of part 6 in L.A. at Google Headquarters on November 7, 2017 in Venice, California. Rashida Jones abruptly left the highly anticipated "Toy Story 4" project, and it was reported that the actress/screenwriter exited because of an "unwanted advance" from Disney and Pixar executive John Lasseter.

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  10. Have 'Coffee with a Cop' at Emeryville cafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The Police Department invites community members to chat with officers in an informal setting at "Coffee with a Cop" from 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at Ruby's Cafe , 6233 Hollis St.

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  11. Curbside parklet officially dedicated on Solano Avenue in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The city's newest parklet, which opened in time for this year's Solano Stroll, was officially dedicated at an Oct. 27 ribbon-cutting ceremony. The parklet, in the 1800 block of Solano Avenue in front of Zachary's Pizza and Pegasus Books, is the Eagle Scout project of Emmet Hegarty, 17, of Berkeley's Boy Scout Troop 6, then a Berkeley High School junior, now a senior.

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  12. Berkeley: Solano Avenue parklet to be dedicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The city's newest parklet, which opened in time for this year's Solano Stroll, will be officially inaugurated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 27. The parklet, in the 1800 block of Solano Avenue in front of Zachary's Pizza and Pegasus Books, is the Eagle Scout project of Emmet Hegarty, 17, of Berkeley's Boy Scout Troop 6, then a Berkeley High School junior, now a senior. The Solano Avenue Business Improvement District, Zachary's, and Pegasus received a $10,000 grant from the UC Berkeley Chancellor's Community Partnership Fund to initiate the project.

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  13. Milpitas to DeVos: Public education is workingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Art class students Natalia Kurinnyy, at left, and Rhea Karanwal, at right, help Education Secretary Betsy DeVos draw her self portrait from a photograph during her visit to Thomas Russell Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Milpitas, Calif. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks to the media during her visit to Thomas Russell Middle School on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, in Milpitas, Calif.

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  14. Estrella Vista will house families earning from 30 to 60 percent of median income in Alameda County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Ground was broken Wednesday on a "transit-oriented affordable housing community targeting large families" near Oakland's MacArthur BART station, an area on the threshold of gentrification. Estrella Vista, an 86-unit, mixed-use residential project at 3706 San Pablo Ave. at MacArthur Boulevard, will have apartments with up to four bedrooms for households earning from 30 to 60 percent of median income in Alameda County, according to a publicist for the architect, Oakland-based KTGY Architecture + Planning .

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  15. Emeryville Exhibition: 99-year-old artist makes the cut at juried showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Beatrice Finger's painting "Village" is among several from the 99-year-old painter that will be on display at the Emeryville Art Exhibition. The 99-year-old resident of the Bayside Park senior home has, for the second year in a row, been invited to hang her paintings in the 31st annual Emeryville Art Exhibition, which is running through Oct. 29 at the EmeryTech building at 1475 66th St. Finger, who had three works chosen for the juried show, was born in Harlem and lived in New York for much of her life, eventually settling in the Bay Area here to be close to two sons who live in Berkeley and Castro Valley.

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  16. Abstract art gets a modern, feminist touch in Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Tilt the floorboards of a room just so; and items placed in an uplifted corner rise pyramid-style to an apex. The attention-grabbing maneuver is metaphorically enacted at the Bedford Gallery, which has the art of 16 Bay Area women artists on prominent display in "About Abstraction: Bay Area Women Painters."

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  17. The future of retail: How brick-and-mortar stores are trying to woo customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Alain Cousin, center left, relationship manager, and Tony Yamini, center right, vice president, financial center manager at Bank of America's Page Mill Financial Center, help customers at the bank in Palo Alto, Calif., on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The inside of Bank of America's Page Mill Financial Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

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  18. 5 fab sake spots in San Francisco's Japantown, Nobu and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The display behind the bar at The Periodic Table in Emeryville's new taproom and sake bar. Ray Chavez/staff 10/1/99 Cue Tasting Room Manager Mika Tsuchiiwa pours Premium Ginjo Sake for customers who visit the Takara Brewery in Berkeley.

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  19. Report sheds light on Oakland illegal dumpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Multiple piles of illegally dumped trash sit on a street near 100th Avenue in East Oakland. More than half of the trash illegally dumped on Oakland streets comes from local households, not the homeless, a new report from the Public Works Department shows.

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  20. 5 sensational tiki cocktail recipes, from a Zombie to a Hanalei Bay BreezeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Siblings Andre and Tenaya Darlington's "The New Cocktail Hour" offers a guide to hand-crafted drinks and how to pair them, right down to Mai Tais and Chinese take-out fare. Coastal Living's new "Beach Cocktails" takes home mixologists on a tiki tour of the cocktail world, with sips such as the Test Pilot, Bahama Hurricane and Navy Grog.

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