Dwight Way apartment building to be demolished post fire [Daily Cal]
Berkeley Rep announces spring classes [Broadway World]
Jesse Arreguìn runs for Democratic Central Committee [Daily Cal]
Wow factor at Alvin Ailey’s Berkeley performance [BANG]
Cal students hold vigil for 16 Afghans killed by US soldier [Daily Cal]
Public invited to celebrate Doe Library’s centennial party [UCB]
Additional four Occupy Cal protesters charged [Daily Cal]
Grant Martin, 11, swam under the Golden Gate Bridge in September, and he says he’ll do it again. Why? Because Martin wants to follow in his mother Desanne’s footsteps, who also participated in the local effort of nonprofit initiative Swim Across America, and because he has benefited directly from the funds the nonprofit has raised for local hospitals. Martin had surgery for cancer and now only has one kidney. He can’t play contact sports but otherwise he’s doing well — and he can swim.
While eyes across the country are focused on Berkeley’s City Hall to see how it responds to Police Chief Michael Meehan’s attempts to get a reporter to change his story, the eyes at City Hall are all focused on Interim City Manager Christine Daniel.
Berkeley High’s girls basketball team beat Oak Ridge High School 49-38 last night to earn a place in Saturday’s Norcal final against Kennedy-Sacramento. The win took the Yellowjackets record to 26-2. The team are ranked number one in Division I for Norcal and fourth in the statewide rankings.
A series of public meetings and workshops with teachers, administrators and classified staff took place over the last four days as part of the search for a new Berkeley schools superintendent to replace Bill Huyett, who is retiring on June 30.
The rains finally came in full force, and, when they did, the impact was immediate in Berkeley. Not only did the rain gear need to be hauled out of storage, but the city’s creeks began to gush and its drains bowed under the pressure and failed to drain.
The owner of the building that houses the Berkeley Patients Group has put it up for sale, further fueling whispers that the federal government sent a letter ordering the cannabis dispensary to shut down.
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