The Berkeley Wire: 04.18.11

Fatal accident on I-80 near Gilman kills Oakland father [Oakland Tribune]
A better economy lures more recruiters to Cal job fair [UBB News]
Impact Theater uses Kickstarter to raise funds for next play [Stark Insider]
UC admits more out-of-state freshman than ever before [CC Times]
Record number of applicants to Cal: 13,900 offered spaces [UCB News]
Slightly more diversity in admissions to Cal [UCB News]
Berkeley to hold a Vegan Earth Day celebration [Earth Day]
Berkeley Rep’s Three Sisters reveals hope and heartbreak [SF Chronicle]

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