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The Nosh Wire: 04.10.14

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.09.14

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Where in Berkeley?

Where in Berkeley?

Know where this is? Take a guess and let us know in the Comments.

Update, 5:45 p.m.: Here’s a clue — a new photo that shows the “context.” (Thanks Sandy!):

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Update 04.10.14: OK, we have a winner for this week’s photo: susiefisch correctly identified these rocks as being on Webster Street. 2914 Webster to be exact. Congratulations, susiefisch, on being this week’s winner!

Photo: Sandy Friedland.

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.08.14

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The Nosh Wire: 04.08.14

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.07.14

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The Nosh Wire: 04.07.14

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Op-Ed: Berkeley should lead the way, raise minimum wage

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The purchasing power of a minimum wage income peaked way back in 1968, says Tony Thurmond — and he should know. Thurmond helped put himself through college by working the night shift flipping hamburgers at McDonald’s for minimum wage, something that wouldn’t work today.

In an Opinionator piece published on Berkeleyside, Thurmond, who is running for California State Assembly, District 15 (which includes Berkeley), argues that Richmond, Berkeley and Oakland should all raise the minimum wage and be the model for the rest of the state. … Continue reading »

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5 Berkeley stories you will not want to miss

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Every week, Berkeleyside publishes dozens of articles about what’s going on in Berkeley. You’re busy — some of them might have passed you by. Here are five stories we think you’ll want to catch up on. 

1. Lightning strikes woman walking in south Berkeley

A powerful weather front brought thunder and lightning to Berkeley on Monday. Lightning splintered a massive redwood tree and gave a 31-year old a fright.

2. Two arrested in connection with city’s first homicide of … Continue reading »

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.04.14

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.03.14

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The Nosh Wire: 04.03.14

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