Berkeley parents-directors balance their 3-act play [Chronicle]
Beats headphone maker buys Berkeley-based MOG [AP]
Berkeley 2008 murder conviction upheld by appeals court [Chronicle]
Berkeley Marina July 4th celebration [KTVU.com]
UC Berkeley doctor sued over patient’s death [Chronicle]
Tattoo parlors, body piercing studios subject of new law [Tribune]
Berkeley preservationists decry post office closure [Chronicle]
Wu-Tang Clan-inspired C.R.E.A.M. has ‘secret’ menu items [SFWeekly]
The United States turns 236 on Wednesday and people throughout the country will be charring burgers, lighting firecrackers (where they are legal) and hanging out with friends. Remember to send us your Berkeley July 4th experiences (you can use the hashtag #berkeley4th on Twitter).
In an Opinionator piece today, Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates looks at the impact of the state budget for Berkeleyans. The state, he explains, is facing two budget scenarios. If the Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act passes in November, then cuts to important services will be mitigated. If the act doesn’t pass, then a further $6 billion will be cut from schools and a range of other state programs.
After months of intense negotiations and wrangling, the governor’s proposed budget for 2012-13 was passed by the legislature. It remains, however, dependent on the passage of the Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act in the November 2012 election. What are the two budget scenarios facing the state?
In a campaign kickoff filled with poetry, tears, fried chicken, Acme bread, and a huge Sweet Adeline’s chocolate cake, Max Anderson launched his third bid for City Council Sunday night.
On a recent Tuesday afternoon, Carmen Francois was on a mission.
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