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On Wednesday evening, the school board honored the centennial of women winning the right to vote in California. Berkeley was the only large city in the Bay Area to pass the suffrage amendment in 1911. Across the state, the amendment won by the narrow margin of 125,037 to 121,450, with late returns from rural districts turning defeat into victory.
The San Francisco Bay area, with its picturesque hills and atmospheric fog, has long been a favorite locale for mystery writers.
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On Tuesday, a giant mobile crane lifted the final section of the 300-foot long press-box frame into place at the Cal Memorial Stadium — a significant step in the $321 million renovation project that is scheduled to be completed 11 months from now, in time for the first game of the fall 2012 season.
Last week’s sudden closure of Berkeley High’s Old Gym puzzled and angered many student athletes and their supporters. Last night, at the Berkeley Unified School District board meeting, Superintendent Bill Huyett apologized for the disruption, but said that his decision was forced by the unsafe condition of the building.
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