If you have worked for UC Berkeley at any time over the past 30 years, you might warmly remember that the university was well known for offering largely functional health insurance plans that made healthcare affordable for employees at every income level. The changes in these plans over recent years have recently accelerated, to the point where the newest PPO plan is disintegrating in our hands. Message boards have been lighting up in heated discussion. hose UC employees who elected to participate in UC’s PPO, known as “UC Care,” have seen their coverage fail, especially in Berkeley, in spectacular fashion.
USPS makes motion to dismiss city lawsuit; removes building from market (Daily Cal)
Berkeley actress returns home to share her story (CoCo Times)
A look back: student athletic recruiting violations in 1939 (CoCo Times)
Berkeley Rep named to list of 10 best theaters (Stark Insider)
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The cafe's owner says he was appalled to hear the comedian was asked to leave the café as he was chatting to his wife and a group of friends.
The Berkeley City Council unanimously adopted a new law Tuesday night aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by making local buildings more sustainable, but included carve-outs — at least initially — for properties with up to four units.
These quinoa and kale patties hit all the marks: packed with superfoods, they’re nourishing yet hearty at the same time. Plus they appeal to kids as well as grownups!
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To the Berkeley of 2015, the Berkeley of the 1960s and early 1970s seems a long-gone relative. Some of us remember what it looked like, but it is a distant memory. Even so, the Berkeley of then informs both the perception and reality of Berkeley today. The intact collection of the social justice posters of the Red Sun Rising collective is a powerful reminder of those days.
Every kindergarten and first grade teacher in the Berkeley Unified School District will soon have the opportunity to buy $100 worth of books, thanks to an offer made by Mrs. Dalloway’s bookstore and the best-selling author James Patterson.