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The Berkeley Wire: 05.26.16

Fawn and mother in the backyard in Berkeley. Photo, taken on May 20, 2016, by Mohan Ajmani

Fawn and mother in the backyard in Berkeley. Photo, taken on May 20, 2016, by Mohan Ajmani

Op-ed: Tuning out the Berkeley bubble (Daily Cal)
The Lonely Island trio goes pop (Slate)
A doctorate in dates: Persian heritage inspires growing business to take root (J-Weekly)

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.25.16

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Where in Berkeley?

Where in Berkeley?

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Photo: Andrew Johnson.

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.24.16

Photo: Scott McGlashan

Photo: Scott McGlashan

Taco Bell’s beer and taco bid in Berkeley (BANG)
A Look Back: Important moment in city history largely forgotten (East Bay Times)
Berkeley Police warn about cellphone thieves seeking good deeds (Patch)
Oakland 8-year-old’s shooting death could yield first county death penalty in years (East Bay Times)
Berkeley Council moves to address shelter crisis (East Bay Times) 

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.23.16

An iridescent green hummer (Anna's?) visits the blooming Alstromeria at the UC Botanical Garden. Photo, taken on May 21, 2016, by Kathy

An iridescent green hummer visits the blooming Alstromeria at the UC Botanical Garden. Photo, taken on May 21, 2016, by Kathy

Op-ed: Berkeley city Housing Action Plan not yet useful (Daily Cal)
Traditional 1901 Berkeley home in Claremont oozes charm (SFGate)
Berkeley voters could fact dueling Robin Hood taxes (East Bay Times)
Ike’s Place opens new location in downtown Berkeley (Daily Cal)
Berkeley backs plan to address housing crisis (Mercury News)
Man surrenders; he hit Berkeley cyclist after smoking marijuana, police say (East Bay Times)
East Bay rapper Caleborate drops new video, announces next album (SFWeekly)
Anonymous punks launch boycott of legendary 924 Gilman music venue (East Bay Express)
In “slowest pursuit ever” CHP corals baby geese on I-80 in Berkeley (CHP)
David Kessler’s recipe from the heart: free sandwiches for Berkeley students (East Bay Times)
Water energy nexus new focus of Berkeley Lab research (Berkeley Lab)
The best of East Bay shopping (Racked)

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.20.16

Fly a kite at the Cesar Chavez Park, Berkeley. Photo, taken on May 15, 2016, by Mojan Ajmani

Fly a kite at the Cesar Chavez Park, Berkeley. Photo, taken on May 15, 2016, by Mojan Ajmani

Berkeley Planning Commission talks increase in number of dispensaries in city (Daily Cal)
Golden Gate Fields donates land for Bay trail (East Bay Times)
Berkeley School Board approves ballot to reduce class sizes (Daily Cal)
18 projects win grants through chancellor’s community partnership fund (UC Berkeley)

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Berkeley lawn bowler is 2016 Men’s Champion

2016 PIMD Men's Singles Finalists
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Jim Corr, Berkeley lawn bowler — and a periodic contributor to Berkeleyside — won the 2016 PIMD Men’s Singles Championship title last weekend at Sunnyvale Lawn Bowling Club. (PIMD is the Pacific Inter-Mountain Division of BowlsUSA, comprising clubs in Northern California, Utah, and Hawaii).

The competition was a two-day affair involving 16 players from all over the Bay Area. The semifinal featured Jim and Cris Benton, a fellow Berkeley bowler (as well as a noted kite aerial photographer), which turned into a nail-biter.

Read more on Berkeleyside about the Berkeley Lawn Bowling Club.

Corr took an early lead only to see Benton draw level and then surpass him to reach 17-13. With 18 points being the winning goal, Corr had to dig deep, but eventually managed to prevail by the narrowest of margins, eking out an 18-17 victory. … Continue reading »

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.19.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.18.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.17.16

New Fulton Street protected bike lane. See our story. Photo DanCalBear

New Fulton Street protected bike lane. See our story. Photo DanCalBear

Berkeley’s protest lifestyle (Berkeley Reporter)
An assault on due process at UC Berkeley (Real Clear Politics)
Berkeley High taking action to close the achievement gap (Daily Cal)
Berkeley: Bay Area Book Festival plans to pump up the volumes (East Bay Times)
Berkeley gets new protected bike lane at site of near-fatal accident (KQED)
Berkeley bluegrass festival debuts with star-studded lineup (East Bay Times)
Meet UC Berkeley grad who invented Dothraki language (NBC Bay Area)

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.16.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 05.13.16

Among the live oaks. Photo mystuart

Among the live oaks. Photo, taken late afternoon on campus on April 16, 2016, by mystuart

A new prayer space where dancing inspires divine flow (J-Weekly)
Berkeley Lab participates in new microbiome initiative (Berkeley Lab)
Cal Band marching off on Asia tour (UC Berkeley)
Two long and winding roads lead to one golden pairing (J-Weekly)
36 graduating artists, 3 rooms, memories of a genocide (UC Berkeley)
Christina Murphy, Leah Simon-Weisberg to run for Rent Stabilization Board (Daily Cal)

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