Ohlone Dog Park is the only fenced facility where dogs can run free in Berkeley. Park users spontaneously provided chairs at their own expense for years until the City got rid of them, allegedly for safety reasons. This is the nanny state run amok. We want out chairs back.
Busload of Berkeley cannabis patients lobby Sacramento lawmakers [Express]
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CA high court to rule on Mitch Kapor’s proposed Berkeley home [Chronicle]
Berkeley now home to largest investigative journalism unit in US [Express]
Sustainable mushroom farm has UC Berkeley roots [Daily Cal]
Berkeley’s do-it-yourself spirit soars at Maker Faire [Tribune]
Cal kicks linebacker off football team for rules violation [AP]
History Greek Theatre safe, sound, superb after upgrades [UCB]
By Karen Laws
Berkeley resident Cristian Ionescu-Zanetti has created an online resource for urban foragers, and believes our city is the perfect place to take advantage of it. Here he explains how he came up with the idea for the mapping tool, and why you should never, ever need to buy lemons or rosemary in a store again.
The Berkeley City Council Tuesday night moved the controversial West Berkeley Project one step further towards adoption when it approved a series of amendments and modifications designed to mollify critics. The entire plan will come before the council again for a final vote on June 12.