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The Berkeley Wire: 07.22.15

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.21.15

Berkeley Spark by William Newton. Photo taken July 18, 2015

Berkeley Spark by William Newton. Photo taken July 18, 2015

Irish consul hosts vigil to commemorate balcony victims (Daily Cal)
Berkeley appoints Dee Williams-Ridley as interim city manager (Mercury)
Police investigate graffiti on, near the Campanile (Daily Cal)
Scientists: Today’s quake on Hayward fault presages big one (Daily Planet)
Windows smashed, computers stolen at Haas School of Business (Daily Cal)

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.20.15

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.17.15

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A panel explores the question, ‘Why Berkeley?’

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The Berkeley that Malcolm Margolin settled in in 1970 is different than the Berkeley that exists today. That was a time when people were going back to the land, discovering the power of nature and protesting the Vietnam War.

Berkeley in 2015 is a city on the move. You can barely drive down a street without being slowed by construction cranes. Start-ups, not communes, are the focus of most young people’s attention. A protest in People’s Park draws yawns.

Margolin, the executive director of Berkeley book publisher Heyday, has been thinking a lot about the values that brought him to Berkeley and the values that flourish today. To explore the question, “Why Berkeley?” he is hosting a discussion at Books, Inc. on Shattuck Avenue on Monday July 20. It is part of a series of events celebrating the bookstore’s recent move. … Continue reading »

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.16.15

Drought in Grafitti by Quinn Drombowski. Photo taken July 14, 2015

Drought in Graffiti by Quinn Dombrowski. Photo taken July 14, 2015

D’Army Bailey, former city council member, activist, dies at 73 (NYT)
Books, Inc panel to explore “Why Berkeley” (CoCo Times)
Oakland playwright alleges racism at Berkeley Rep (Daily Cal)
A month after balcony tragedy, mass to be held for victims (UTV Ireland)
Two injured in balcony collapse to return soon to Ireland (RTE News)
Environmentalists plan to strip down to protest tree cutting (Mercury News)

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.15.15

At the Rose Garden. Photo, taken on July 14, 2015, by Sylvia Rubin

At the Rose Garden. Photo, taken on July 14, 2015, by Sylvia Rubin

Balcony collapse spurs criticism of apartment inspections (LA Times)
Berkeley appoints Dee Williams as interim city manager (CoCo Times)
Berkeley A Look Back: Population growth and war clouds in 1940 (BANG)
Berkeley approves urgency ordinances on balcony safety, inspections (Mercury News)
Berkeley briefs: Development projects, BPD hiring, more (The Berkeley Voice)

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Photo: Peter Smalley.

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.14.15

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.13.15

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Reminder: Berkeleyside Open Office, July 15 at WeWork

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On Wednesday July 15, Berkeleyside will hold an “Open Office” — a chance for you to meet the small core Berkeleyside team and some of our regular contributors in an informal way — to grab a beer, shoot the breeze and generally have a nice evening.

Come to give us feedback, tips, suggest story ideas, offer your services, or simply to say hello.

The Open Office will take place Wednesday, July 15, from 5-7 p.m. at WeWork in downtown Berkeley where Berkeleyside has its HQ. … Continue reading »

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.10.15

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