The Berkeley Wire: 08.22.17

Solar eclipse. Photo, taken on Aug. 21, 2017, in Wyoming, by Berkeley photographer Ira Serkes

Is this animal activist’s win a step toward a meat-free Berkeley? (Blasting News)
Berkeley’s new chancellor and a ‘free speech year’ (New York Times/California Today)
Berkeley braces for upcoming ‘at-right’ rallies, speeches (NBC Bay Area)
UC Berkeley School of Law to launch hybrid LLM program (The Recorder)
Peet’s Coffee unveils Vine & Walnut blend to honor original coffeebar (Broadway World)
Berkeley lawmaker seeks crackdown on white nationalists with new bill (CBS Local)