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URBAN JUNGLE Going to The Edible School Yard’s annual plant sale is like making a visit to an outdoor Chez Panisse. Not only is Alice Waters occasionally in attendance, but the day is filled with a cornucopia of delights, from mouthwatering food, to exuberant kids, to gorgeous plants and locally made goods. There will be vegetables, berries, fruit trees, herbs, perennials, and annuals for sale. The celebration is from 9 am to 3 pm at King Middle School at 1781 Rose Street.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on information from the Berkeley Police Department and the UC Police Department, followed by a snapshot of BPD activity this week. The calls for service spreadsheet is available on Google Docs. See also the San Francisco Chronicle’s regularly published list of arrests in Berkeley. For other sources of information on crime in Berkeley see Community CrimeView and Crimemapping.com.
Thirty-six years ago, the mayor of Bogatá, Colombia had a novel idea. He wanted to close some of the city streets on Sundays to give bicycle riders, roller skaters and pedestrians a chance to enjoy the city in a different way.
Tamar Todd is the mother of three children who attend elementary school and preschool in West Berkeley, just a few blocks from Berkeley Patients Group, the medical marijuana dispensary which was forced to close its doors last week after 12 years of operation. In an Opinionator piece published on Berkeleyside, Todd, who is also a staff attorney for the Drug Policy Alliance, argues that the club provided a safe and responsible service to patients in need, and that its closure in no way served to protect her children.