Berkeley Rep to hold Ground Floor Lab to develop new projects [Playbill]
BHS student, protesters claim Cal discriminates against minorities [Daily Cal]
Francis “Bosky” Fredrick has led Boy Scout troops for 41 years [Chronicle]
Berkeley Playhouse announces 2012-13 season [Berkeley Playhouse]
Jesuit student must pick up trash for Occupy involvement [Tribune]
Impact Theatre to present world premiere of “Creviche” [Impact]
One creative contribution to the newly reopened North Branch Library was not seen by the crowds of supporters who turned up on Saturday to celebrate the library’s return to service. Local “yarnbomber” Streetcolor had made some custom knitted coverings for the new circular bike racks outside the library — but they barely saw the light of day as they were quickly removed by librarians displeased with the rogue artistic action.
Berkeley’s city commissions are overwhelmingly white and do not reflect the city’s ethnic makeup, a new study by a group of UC Berkeley students has determined.
One of the first projects to be built under Berkeley’s recently adopted Downtown Area Plan will be Acheson Commons which will transform the entire city block bordered by University Avenue, Shattuck and Walnut streets, and Berkeley Way.
The North Branch of the Berkeley Public Library reopened on Saturday, and Berkeley residents turned out in impressive numbers to welcome its return. We’re delighted to say that some of our favorite photographers were on hand to document the occasion. For a look inside the newly refurbished library, check out our sneak peek photo tour, published on April 3.
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