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  • The Berkeley School Board last night voted to approve a settlement in a federal sexual harassment lawsuit against the Berkeley Unified School District, which includes compensation of $57,500 and conditions imposed on Anthony Smith, the Berkeley High counselor at the center of the case. BUSD has also committed to revising its training and policies on sexual harassment as part of the settlement. BUSD denies any liability in this case.

  • The UC Police this morning reported an unverified sighting of a mountain lion on Tuesday night at the Smythe-Fernwald apartment complex off Dwight Way. According to the police, there was an  unverified sighting of two mountain lions running north on Lawrence Road toward Glaser Road at the Lawrence Berkeley Lab in December.

  • Berkeley’s Melanie O’Reilly was born into a family of storytellers, and now she’s spinning her own tales, combining her passion for jazz with her birthright Irish culture. Since moving from Dublin to the Bay Area in 2003, O’Reilly and her partner, guitarist and neuroscience researcher Sean O Nuallain, have introduced a new vocabulary to jazz’s increasingly global lexicon.