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Cal J-school alumna up for student Academy Award [UC News]
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Berkeley Rep’s costume shop director is unflappable [Berkeley Rep]
Yoshi’s in Oakland, a legendary venue for the best in jazz, was packed on Monday night. The boisterous, enthusiastic crowd had come to hear the jazz bands from Longfellow and Willard middle schools. Fan — and mother of a baritone sax player — Doris Moskowitz reports that $1,200 was raised for the middle schools’ jazz program. More photos below the fold. (more…)
Zolia Lara-Cea considers UC Berkeley home, and the staff and faculty in the Ethnic Studies department family.
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