What are Berkeley’s values? What does the future hold?

Books Inc estimated the crowd at 150-200 for the "Why Berkeley?" event on Monday July 20, 2015.
It proved so popular that many people had to stand at the Books Inc.”Why Berkeley?” event on Monday July 20, 2015. Photo: Alan Snitow

On Monday July 20, the newly relocated Books Inc. on Shattuck Avenue was packed to the rafters for a discussion titled “Why Berkeley?”

Hosted by Malcolm Margolin, executive director of Heyday, a number of invited speakers reflected on what Berkeley meant to them, its values now and in the past, and the city’s possible future. Below the fold, we bring you highlights from our live coverage of the event on Twitter.

Related:
A panel explores the question: Why Berkeley? (07.17.15)
Books Inc. opens in North Berkeley after cross-town move (06.08.15)

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