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The Berkeley Wire: 07.28.14

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6 Berkeley stories you won’t want to miss

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1. Butterflies galore in the East Bay hills
2. All you ever wanted to know about the Berkeley downtown initiative 
3. Park advocates disappointed there won’t be bond measure on November ballot
4. ‘Paleo Diet’ restaurant to open in North Berkeley
5. Whole Foods to open in West Berkeley in November
6. Popular beer garden poses challenges for neighbors

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.25.14

Way Back by Ned Fielden. Taken on July 14, 2014

Way Back by Ned Fielden. Taken on July 14, 2014

Homeless encampment along railroad tracks prompts concerns (Daily Cal)
Filmmaker’s look at apartheid premiers at Jewish Film Festival (SF Chronicle)
Family keeps searching for Cal student 6 weeks after he goes missing (Sacto Bee)
SF Mime Troupe plays Live Oak Park this weekend (SFMT)
UCPD enforces illegal lodging, curfew rules on campus (Daily Cal)

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.24.14

Leucadendron on Craymont Avenue. Photo: cTomassi. Taken July 19, 2014

Leucadendron on Craymont Avenue. Photo: cTomassi. Taken July 19, 2014

The Academy, a private school, struggles to keep open  (Tribune)
Cal creates position of vice chancellor for undergrad education (Daily Cal)
“Cummunications” typo on Cal diploma goes viral (Fox2 News)
Strange war with Telegraph Ave. street kids (Berkeley Reporter)
Tom Bates: Building a resilient city (Republic 3.0)
Berkeley: A look back 1939-40 (CoCo Times)
The food police trying to arrest big soda, again (Washington Times)
Street closures expected during big soccer game Saturday (CoCo Times)

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.23.14

Photo: Mike Morgan

Photo: Mike Morgan

Townie opens in Berkeley (Inside Scoop)
Homeless disperse after city cleans Gilman camp (Daily Cal)
Poll: Tony Thurmond holds narrow lead in Assembly race (Daily Planet)
What’s behind those nuclear free zone signs? (YourBerkeley.com)
Goats act as eco-friendly lawn mowers (Daily Cal)
Lawyers launch petition to rescind John Yoo’s endowed chair (Daily Cal)
Hoi Polloi brewpub and Beat lounge open (Inside Scoop)
Berkeley bags second Whole Foods (SF Business Times)
Tarloff talks Berkeley in the Berkshires (Berkshire Eagle)
Newly transitioned Berkeley school needs more students (Daily Cal)

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.22.14

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.21.14

Photo by Chandler Fitzsimmons. Taken July 15, 2014

Photo by Chandler Fitzsimmons. Taken July 15, 2014

The organ detective: a career spent uncovering market in human flesh (Pacific Standard)
Appreciating Zoia Horn, 1918-2014 (Daily Planet)
Budget cuts to grounds staff at Cal prompts understaffing (Daily Cal)
Zoia Horn has passed on (Library Juice)
UC Berkeley student reported missing in Texas lake (Daily Cal)
Berkeley considers public campaign financing for 2016 (Daily Cal)
Erika Tanov’s home base in Berkeley (SF Girl by the Bay)
Tent city is up at Staples (Occupy Oakland)
Berkeley clears homeless camp, collects 1k pounds of trash (Tribune)

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6 Berkeley stories you won’t want to miss

Berkeley City College evacuated students and staff on Tuesday July 15 due to power outages. Photo: Tracey Taylor
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1. Berkeley teen, recent grad, shot to death in Oakland
2. Neighbors question height and density of student-oriented project on Telegraph
3. Best Burgers in the East Bay: Nosh readers call it
4. New drought rules would see Berkeley reduce its water use
5. Brief power outages interrupt downtown Berkeley
6. Announcing Uncharted 2014: Two days of provocative speakers

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.18.14

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.17.14

Share the Road by NRubin8. Taken on July 15, 2014

Share the Road by NRubin8. Taken on July 15, 2014

BAMPFA: Halfway point for UC Berkeley’s new art/film museum (SF Chronicle)
Berkeley: A look back 75 years ago (Berkeley Voice)
Cal sports great Earl Robinson passes on (CoCo Times)
Cal interim Athletic Director on the job (CoCo Times)
Berkeley appoints chief resilience officer (Patch)

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.16.14

Gilman St. skate park by Avi

Gilman St. skate park by Avi

Places of worship in Berkeley for many religions (Daily Clog)
Los Cilantros restaurant in La Pena Cultural Center is a find (Express)
Tilden Little Farm and merry-go-round back in business (CoCo Times)
Bringing Burning Man to Berkeley (Express)
Family mourns 18-year old Berkeley woman slain in Oakland (Inside Bay Area)
Cal grads try and save Peace & Justice program (Express)

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The Berkeley Wire: 07.15.14

Full Moon Rising by Ira Serkes

Full Moon Rising by Ira Serkes. Taken on July 12, 2014

Berkeley pushes for cancer warning stickers on cell phones (SF Chronicle)
Berkeley will have to reduce spending according to report (Daily Cal)
Oakland slaying victim, 18, recalled as being full of promise (SF Chronicle)
Berkeley allows homeless to remain under Gilman Street overpass (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Rotary honors Judy Heumann and Ed Roberts (Daily Planet)
Missing UC Berkeley student found safely (Daily Cal)

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Announcing Uncharted 2014: 2 days spent with the great thinkers of today to find out what’s coming tomorrow

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Today, Berkeleyside announced the initial speaker line-up for Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas 2014. Among those headlining the festival are Nobel prizewinner Randy Schekman, Pulitzer Prize composer John Adams, marriage equality pioneers Kris Perry and Sandy Stier,
social psychologist Claude Steele, author Adam Mansbach — as well as dozens of other “dangerous thinkers.”

Uncharted, which takes place on Friday Oct. 24 and Saturday Oct. 25, aims to bring participants together with some of the world’s great thinkers for two thrilling days of discussion, debate, and workshops designed to engage and inspire. Much more than a series of lectures, Uncharted is a festival of ideas.

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