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Where in Berkeley?

Where in Berkeley?

WIB Photo Neil Mishalov

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Photo: Neil Mishalov.

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.31.15

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.30.15

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.27.15

Mr. Balloons by Thomas Hughes

Mr. Balloons by Thomas Hughes

Berkeley Post Office: Judge asks USPS to rescind documents (CoCo Times)
‘That’s so Berkeley': Our stereotype might be a little true (Daily Clog)
Berkeley police want residents to register their bikes (Patch)
Residential burglaries are on the rise (NBC Local)

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.26.15

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.25.15

Live Oak Park Leaf by KeLens. Photo taken on Sept. 30, 2015

Live Oak Park Leaf by KeLens. Photo taken on Sept. 30, 2015

An eviction nightmare at Oregon Park Senior Apartments (Express)
Love national parks? Thank UC Berkeley (UCB News)
Berkeley, A Look Back: Too much rain was issue 75 years ago (CoCo Times)
Best places to eat alone around Berkeley (Eating Berkeley)
Quantum of Solace: The Berkeley Rose Garden (Daily Clog)
UC Berkeley first university to house a center for Bangladesh center (UCB News)
Miriam Klein Stahl, illustrator of Rad American Women (City Lights Books)

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Where in Berkeley?

Where in Berkeley?

 Photo: Andrea Carroll

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Photo: Andrea Carroll.

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.24.15

Sunrise over the Seabreeze Market by Steve Kirby. Photo taken March 24, 2015

Sunrise over the Seabreeze Market by Steve Kirby. Photo taken March 24, 2015

Director of Lawrence Berkeley Lab to step down (Daily Cal)
Sutter Health to pay fine for Alta Bates safety violation (SF Chronicle)
Berkeley could have $16 minimum wage by 2017 (IBA)
Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin turns pro (Coloradoan)
UC Berkeley is a leader in fastest graduation rates (Money)
The secret to Berkeley’s economic success (Market Watch)

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Op-eds: On soda tax, accessory units, and homelessness

A "family" of homeless youth in Berkeley. Photo: Keith Chastain
Homeless youth in Berkeley: two op-ed pieces published recently on Berkeleyside address the recent vote by City Council to tackle the impact of homelessness. Photo: Keith Chastain
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In the past few days Berkeleyside has published several opinion pieces worth highlighting.

Robert Reich, Laurie Capitelli and Dr. Vicki Alexander put their names collectively to an op-ed in which they argue that, while Berkeley may have passed a historic soda tax in November, the campaign has not ended for Big Soda. “Having spent over $2 million (almost $50 per voter!) during the campaign, Big Soda has embarked on a campaign to discredit Measure D even before it has a chance to take effect,” they write, citing as an example concerns expressed by soda distributors in an article published on Berkeleyside. Read the full op-ed in our Opinionator section. … Continue reading »

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The Berkeley Wire: 03.23.15

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Photos: Humans of Berkeley and the Bay Area/4

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Nancy Rubin is chronicling the people of Berkeley and beyond with her project, Humans of Berkeley and the Bay Area, or HUBBA. Today we publish a small selection of her extensive portfolio, the fourth time we have done so. Read our interview with Rubin in which she talks about what inspired her to start the project and its philanthropic element.

Follow HUBBA on FacebookTumblr, Twitter and Instagram to see new photos when they appear, and to read extended captions for the beautiful images shown here. … Continue reading »

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Remembering Carol Berry, BPD’s first female patrol officer

Carol Ann Berry
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Carol Ann Berry, the first woman to work patrol for the Berkeley Police Department, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on March 7, 2015. She was 66.

Carol, a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, received her education in Oakland public schools, graduating from Castlemont High School. Carol received her BA from Cal State East Bay. Shortly after high school, Carol met Glenn Berry, the love of her life. He caught her eye because he was driving a turquoise and cream 1955 Chevrolet hardtop convertible. They married in May 1970 and welcomed two sons to their family, Erick and Bryan.

Read the full obituary for Carol Berry in Berkeleyside’s Obituaries section. And feel free to leave your messages of condolence and memories of Carol in the Comments section there. … Continue reading »

Carol Berry, Berkeley’s first female patrol officer

Carol Ann Berry
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Carol Ann Berry, the first woman to work patrol for the Berkeley Police Department, and a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on March 7, 2015. She was 66.

Carol was born in Oakland on Oct. 7, 1948, the daughter of the late Warren Becton and Ernestine (Johnson) Becton. She was the second of three daughters.

Carol received her education in Oakland public schools, graduating from Castlemont High School. Carol received her … Continue reading »

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