Police historical collection shows off “father of modern law enforcement” (CoCo Times)
Holiday lights on display on Fourth Street (Mercury News)
Controversial highrise promises big downtown changes (CoCo Times)
Berkeley professor on ‘Becoming Richard Pryor’ (UCB News)
Goodbye to Berkeley’s Brutalist building (NY Observer)
Berkeley Rep brings back ‘Pianist of Willesden Lane’ (Napa Valley Register)
City of Berkeley salaries cost each resident $1,588 in 2013 (Transparent California)
6 places to check out near Shattuck Avenue (SFGate)
A permanent home for a collection of art ephemera (NYT)
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Berkeley’s major commercial districts are awash with plywood — some of it covers broken glass, some has been erected as a preventive measure to protect vulnerable windows.
The Bay Area’s welcome rainstorms let up for 24 hours on Sunday Dec. 14… just long enough for more than 200 birders to have a fabulous Oakland Christmas Bird Count.
The quirky-looking building on the southeast corner of Telegraph and Haste, now Amoeba Music, has a colorful history that illustrates several chapters in Berkeley’s proud, independent history.
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