Mom of Berkeley student gets support for Eagle Scout fight (BANG)
Former Pacific Steel worker gets kidney transplant (Mercury News)
Forum on KQED discusses Berkeley’s Measure S (KQED)
Disability advocate takes on District 3 Council Member (Tribune)
Telegraph vendor arrested for sale of marijuana (Daily Cal)
Berkeley filmmaker Steven Okazaki won an Academy Award in 1991 for Days of Waiting, a short film about Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian artist who went with her Japanese-American husband to a World War II internment camp for Japanese Americans. Three of his other films, focusing on the legacy of the World War II era on Japanese Americans, have also been nominated for Oscars.
Nishanga Bliss, the author of Real Food All Year, on eating seasonal whole foods for optimal health and energy.
SHOOT ‘EM UP Shotgun Players have been bringing cutting-edge, gripping theater to Berkeley for 20 years and now, right in time for the election season, the group is putting on Assassins by Stephen Sondheim. The musical showcases America’s nine presidential killers and explores their reasons for taking aim at the country’s elected leaders. “Their guns and justifications (set to music!) are just the balm for an election season that’s already set to explode,” reads the show’s description. The show opens at 8 pm Friday Oct. 5 at the intimate Ashby Stage and runs through Oct. 28.
This is a partial list of recent crimes in Berkeley based on information from the Berkeley Police Department and the UC Berkeley Police Department.
Today sees the re-opening, after nearly one year of construction work, of the Safeway on Shattuck Avenue, right in the heart of Berkeley’s Gourmet Ghetto.
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