UC Berkeley: five charged in baton-jabbing protest [Chronicle]
City to consider task force to combat sex trafficking [Daily Cal]
Injury accidents on Marin rise after safety fix [Patch]
Breaking down tonight’s girls’ BHS hoops match-up [Sac Bee]
Reviewed: Berkeley’s Gregoire [I want to eat something delicious]
Chancellor cites age as main reason for resignation [Daily Cal]
Berkeley’s Cleis Press benefits from ereader surge [WSJ]
Councilman Darryl Moore is hosting a community meeting in the wake of two multiple shootings that took place in his Berkeley district this month, and members of one neighborhood are also organizing in an effort to improve safety locally.
Expectations that many members of the Berkeley community would turn up at the public comment part of a closed session of the City Council Monday night to express their views on the recent incident concerning Berkeley Police Chief Michael Meehan were not met.
UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau announced today that he will step down from the chancellorship at the end of this calendar year. Birgeneau has been chancellor since September, 2004.
The 30th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival is already under way, with screenings taking place in San Francisco, San Jose, and — as in years past — at our very own Pacific Film Archive. As usual, PFA will be screening some of the Festival’s most interesting and prestigious titles, and the week ahead offers a solid selection of documentaries and dramatic features, with fans of non-fiction cinema particularly well served.
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