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15 Feb 2018

Bay Area and Beyond News Roundup for Feb. 9 – Feb. 15, 2018

This week’s Bay Area and Beyond News Roundup  is fraught with some tragic and disturbing themes, and one boat trip gone wrong. South Florida’s school massacre              A 19-year-old male is suspected of showing up to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Parkside burb of South Florida armed with a

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08 Feb 2018

Your need to know news for the week of Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

Here’s your weekly taste of what matters in the Bay and beyond. ICE takes on the sanctuary – sanctuary fights back Let’s be clear, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is pissed off at California for protecting immigrants. Acting Director Thomas Homan took to Fox News in December to declare

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05 Feb 2018

The Fight to Save Berkeley’s Alta Bates Hospital is Heating Up

By Nevin Long A crowd numbering in the hundreds gathered in the atrium of the Ed Roberts Campus in South Berkeley on Saturday to discuss the fight against the closure of Alta Bates Hospital. Officials from at least four municipalities, including Berkeley, Oakland, Albany and El Cerrito, and the state of

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02 Feb 2018

Watching Molly’s Game at the Shattuck Cinemas was Fantastic

By Erin Carini I saw “Molly’s Game” at Shattuck Cinemas in downtown Berkeley. True to their website claims, the theater shows an “eclectic mix of Hollywood favorites, foreign language cinema and independent film.” The pretty extensive food menu and cocktails served from the Lot 68 Lounge lobby bar, in real

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25 Jan 2018

Your Need to Know News for the week of Jan. 19 – Jan. 25, 2018

“It was the best of the times, it was the worst of times.” The past week of news has been both inspiring and frighteningly destructive on different fronts. Here, we’ll try to wrap up some of the best, worst and weird stories impacting the country and the Bay. All that

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11 Jan 2018

Hidden East Bay Wonders: Berkeley’s Thornburg Village

Hidden East Bay Wonders brings you everything weird, whimsical, and wonderful in the East Bay. Featured this week: Berkeley’s Storybook-style Thornburg Village.

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01 Jan 2018

The New Gold Rush: What (Sm)Oakland Should Know about Legal Weed

As of January 1, Californians are able to legally purchase and recreationally enjoy marijuana just like booze. An era of prohibition has come to an end, and criminals will no longer be made of cannabis users.

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