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The corner store is a vital indicator of the economic, racial, and cultural makeup of any community. What people buy — whether it’s Coke or coconut water, deli meat or goat cheese, Hostess cakes or gluten-free baked goods, cheap hard liquor or expensive artisan brews — offers insight into the kinds of customers that frequent a business and their purchasing power.
A delivery van hit a UC water main this morning at around 10:00 a.m. at Hearst and Gayley, next to the Foothill housing complex, according to Berkeleyside reader Keoki Seu who reported that “water [was] streaming down Hearst”.
By Andrew Gilbert
Staircases saved Charles Fleming’s back.