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Police partnerships, good government policy recommendations, safety sheets from cellphone retailers, and environmental admonishments from balloon vendors: It’s all scheduled to come up Tuesday night before the Berkeley City Council. Scroll down to learn about the highlights of this week’s council agenda. Not all items are included, so be sure to check the full agenda to learn more. (more…)
Among the many ballot propositions up for a vote on Election Day, Proposition O — which makes some seemingly minor fixes to the city’s recall law – is very low down on the public discussion list. But it is actually a very useful fix to the law, one that takes the step of heading off some future lawsuits whenever a recall comes back into play.
Refreshing ceviche, delicious fried bites, an excellent burger and great beers to pair the food with: Fruitvale should be happy to welcome The Half Orange.
By Colleen Neff
Update: Oct. 30. The Chancellor has determined Maher will speak. See our update here.
This one’s a genuine find, a priceless rediscovery, and a locally sourced treasure. Screening at Pacific Film Archive on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. as part of the series “Activate Yourself: The Free Speech Movement at 50,” The Activist could just as easily have been featured in one of my occasional ‘Locally Grown Produce’ columns if not for the fact that, until very recently, I’d never heard of it before.
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