UC Berkeley protestors sue campus leaders over arrests [Coco Times]
Two UC faculty named to Institute of Medicine [UCB News]
Electronic system could remind Berkeleyans of street sweeping [Daily Cal]
Peralta Community College District ponders parcel tax [Coco Times]
Women robbed of purse by gunpoint [Daily Cal]
Former detained Cal hikers address Occupy Oakland (video) [Bay Citizen]
Ralph Nader talks at Hillside Club [Dprogram.net]
Update, 6:34pm: An earlier version of this story erroneously reported that the city had withdrawn funding this year for the garden program which is closing. The funding was in fact for the BYA’s landscaping program. In addition, Calworks funded BYA’s Steps to Success Program in 2010, not the garden program as reported. We apologize for the confusion.
FIRST THINGS FIRST A Priori, which calls itself a store where “global meets local” had a soft opening on Monday October 17th. The shop, owned by Lisa Tana, is at 2112B Vine Street and sells modern sustainable products, including home decor and gifts made by local artists.
Berkeleyside invited readers to submit their stories about the 1991 Oakland-Berkeley Firestorm. Here we publish the second part of three selections.
Fundraising efforts for the Edible Schoolyard Project as part of Chez Panisse's 40th birthday celebrations far exceeds expectations.
Have you ever hankered to go dumpster-diving on a military firing range? If so, you’ll get a much needed reality check from Scrapper (screening at 2:45 pm on Wednesday October 19th at Landmark’s Shattuck Cinemas), director Stephen Wassmann’s salute to a hardy group of Southern California recyclers.
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