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The Berkeley Wire: 02.06.12

Berkeley’s Telegraph Avenue hit by hard times, needs a makeover [NYT]
When Berkeley’s Home Street was a street of homes [Patch]
Lost passport in Paris connects student to ’49 UC Berkeley alumna [UCB]
Future funding for city’s childcare programs under threat [Daily Cal]
The making of a Cal feature film: high art and rubber duckies [UCB]
Les Waters bids Berkeley Rep adieu with “Red” [Stark Insider]
Berkeley rapper Lil B pays homage to East Bay skateboarder [Patch]

Photo: Get to the point, Dance, by 2812 photography/Berkeleyside Flickr pool.