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  • At Least 10 Bay Area Theaters (one in Claycord) Plan to Show "The Interview"
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:53:57 GMT
    At least 10 theaters in the Bay Area and Monterey Bay regions plan to show the controversial comedy "The Interview" on Christmas Day since Sony Pictures Entertainment announced it would release the film despite an online group's threats to harm patrons. Movie houses in Berkeley and Livermore in Alameda County, Pittsburg and Martinez in Contra Costa County , Fairfax in Marin County, Monterey in Monterey County, San Jose in Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley in Santa Cruz County and ...
  • Berkeley's Elmwood Theater will show "The Interview" tomorrow
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:18:00 GMT
    At least 10 theaters in the Bay Area and Monterey Bay regions, including the Elmwood Theater in Berkeley, plan to show the controversial comedy "The Interview" on Christmas Day since Sony Pictures Entertainment announced it would release the film despite an online group's threats to harm patrons. Movie houses in Berkeley and Livermore in Alameda County, Pittsburg and Martinez in Contra Costa County, Fairfax in Marin County, Monterey in Monterey County, San Jose in Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz ...
  • The 2014 Best and Worst in Higher Education
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:17:38 GMT
    Free speech. College affordability. The value of a degree. Student athletes behaving badly....
Regional News


  • Alameda: Longtime butcher Joe Scalise dies at 80
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 02:19:59 GMT
    Joe Scalise has died, a man whose friendliness, hard work and commitment to quality helped make his family butcher shop an Alameda institution for more than three-quarters of a century. Known by legions of loyal customers as "Joe the Butcher," Scalise passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Dec. 19. He was 80. Joe Scalise learned about sausages, steaks and other cuts of meat from his father, "Papa Joe," who opened the original Joe Scalise & Sons Butcher Shop at Chestnut Street and...
  • Berkeley, A Look Back: Christmas lights, introduction of portable...
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:10:48 GMT
    Mayor Frank Gaines enjoined locals to "Let's have every window bright with light this Christmas Eve -- America's 'Night of Light.' Will you, whether you control the lights in a single room, or an apartment, or a house, or an office building, or a factory -- will you see that the lights are turned on at dusk on Christmas Eve? Will you think what they stand for, and thank God that America is not blacked out, but the land of Liberty and Light?" On Dec. 23, 1939 the winners of Berkeley's annual ligh...
  • Man found dead on UC Berkeley campus was from San Ramon
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:07:24 GMT
    A 20-year-old man who was found dead in the heart of the University of California at Berkeley's fraternity and sorority residential area early Saturday was from San Ramon, according to online posts. Apoorve Agarwal was a junior at UC Berkeley pursuing a double major in applied mathematics and economics, according to the website of Law In Practice, a student-run organization for people who are interested in law but want more information about the field....
Sports News


  • Berkeley, A Look Back: Christmas lights, introduction of portable...
    published on Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:10:48 GMT
    Mayor Frank Gaines enjoined locals to "Let's have every window bright with light this Christmas Eve -- America's 'Night of Light.' Will you, whether you control the lights in a single room, or an apartment, or a house, or an office building, or a factory -- will you see that the lights are turned on at dusk on Christmas Eve? Will you think what they stand for, and thank God that America is not blacked out, but the land of Liberty and Light?" On Dec. 23, 1939 the winners of Berkeley's annual ligh...
  • Berkeley: Mayor, in a first move toward implementing soda tax, appoints council subcommittee
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:09:48 GMT
    As a first step to implement a recently voter-approved tax on sugary beverages, Berkeley has formed a panel that will pick another panel, this one of experts in health-, nutrition- and education-related fields that will recommend how to spend the proceeds. The City Council Subcommittee for the New Sugar Tax, appointed by Mayor Tom Bates, is made up of council members Max Anderson, Laurie Capitelli, Linda Maio and Darryl Moore....
  • Golden Scholars: Richard Pryor, Bill Maher, and the dangers of the rat race
    published on Wed, 24 Dec 2014 19:08:46 GMT
    This combines one of the stories I'm discussing today and the holiday season. AM I GOOD OR WHAT? - Steven Henry/Getty Images UC Berkeley's intersections with comedians Bill Maher and Richard Pryor and the research of Sheri Johnson finds there's some truth to Elf's message about forcing yourself up the ladder of success....

Local Area Videos


  • Students Help Create a Community Certified Habitat

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    Watch more and discuss: http://norwalk.itsrelevant.com/content/18496/students-create-community-certified-habitat Native plants and flowers are blossoming aro...
  • Community Funds - a pledge of the Berkeley Association of REALTORS®

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    Berkeley Association of REALTORS® Contribute 30010 to 32 Area Community Groups* On Wednesday, April 24, 2013 the Berkeley Association of REALTORS® (BAR) a...
  • School of the Future Design Competition

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    School Building Week's School of the Future Design Competition offers an opportunity to illustrate the kind of creativity that students bring to the planning...
  • "Yellowstone Abstracted": Photographs by Bob Tetro

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    Photographer Bob Tetro (http://www.photojourneysabroad.com/) discusses his exhibit of photographs of Yellowstone National Park, 'Yellowstone Abstracted.' See...
  • How To Draw | Draw Animals | Draw Cartoon | Easy Art | Kids Art | Step By Step |Art Video|Cow

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    How To Draw | Draw Animals | Draw Cartoon | Easy Art | Kids Art | Step By Step |Art Video|Cow. 3 year old Jenessa drawing a cow-very simple to follow, step b...
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., PhD | ALL SPORTS STUDENT ALUMNI TRIBUTE

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    MARTIN LUTHER KINGs WORK...MANY WITNESSED THE UNITED STATES BEING EDUCATED...AND FOR ALL THE WORLD TO WITNESS...AMERICA WAS SUPPOSED TO TEACH THE WORLD.

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