Kala Institute to hold tribute to Peter Selz, first director BAM [Kala]
What happens when Cal’s business school cherry picks students [Fast Company]
City aims to curb losses in parking ticket revenue [Patch]
Berkeley pays $170,000 to woman hit by police car [Oakland Tribune]
UC signs contract with new shuttle bus company [Daily Cal]
Albany approves UC’s plan for Whole Foods market and housing [Patch]
Teenager pens letter to two adoptive Berkeley dads [Huff Po]
The City Council paid tribute to Deanna Despain, the Berkeley City Clerk who died in an accident at home on January 7, at its meeting last night. Despain was 37 years old. Many of the speakers and numerous city staff present were clearly moved by the tributes.
Parker Place, a 155-unit development at Shattuck and Parker, won City Council approval last night after a long development tussle.
Redistricting in Berkeley will be deferred to 2013 after a 7-2 vote by the City Council last night. In the same vote, the Council agreed to draft an amendment to the City Charter which would allow for redistricting that could deviate from the 1986 boundaries.
By Linda Hemmila
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