Tree struck by lightning falls on Berkeley homes

Thunder, lightning and heavy rain Monday led to the destruction of property when a giant redwood tree fell in North Berkeley. According to Berkeleyside, the 70-foot tree was reduced to about 24 feet when it was hit by lightning. The tree — located near the intersection of Holly Street and
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Concert Review: Matt & Kim

It looks like I’m being proven wrong about lackluster crowds with each new show I go to. Matt & Kim’s ecstatic performance last Friday at the Fox Theater was full of dancing, jumping, and screaming from both the crowd and the duo. Opening with the fat synth grooves of “Block
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Lightning Strikes: Matt and Kim talk fans, new album

If there were a king and queen of indie dance-pop, power couple Matt Johnson and  Kim Schifino would be trashing the thrones, choosing to use them as stage props — with Schifino probably using her throne as a drumset. While there most likely won’t be any thrones at tomorrow’s show
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