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Michael Lewis: After Moneyball comes softball The best-selling author and Berkeley resident chose Berkeleyside on which to publish his latest work: a wry look at how, in a city known to be unwilling to admit an interest in victory, a girls’ softball league (above) brought home all the trophies.

Telegraph Avenue named a disaster zone to help the fire-affected The move, taken at state level, provided immediate federal aid to businesses, homeowners and tenants affected by the November 18th fire at The Sequoia Building.

Councilmember: Zero tolerance on Occupy Berkeley Jesse Arreguín’s call for the city to adopt a health and safety plan for the Occupy Berkeley encampment was welcomed by many, but not all, Berkeleyside readers.

Bates: City needs another grocery store, not pharmacy Berkeley’s mayor and city officials are lobbying the owners of the soon-to-be-vacated Andronico’s on Telegraph Avenue to rent the building to another grocery chain rather than a pharmacy.


Truancy high but improving at Berkeley High School New programs to keep students in school are showing early signs of success at BHS.

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