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The Berkeley Wire: 05.04.16

Avett Brothers at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. Photo Kelly Owen

Avett Brothers at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on April 30. Photo: Kelly Owen

Two minimum wage initiatives for Berkeley ballot (Express)
New effort to solve Berkeley cold case murder (KTVU)
Progressive voters meet to endorse city council and mayoral candidates (Daily Cal)
UC Chancellor faces skeptical Academic Senate (SF Chronicle)
How my disability helped me thrive at Cal’s computer science program (Medium)
At Shotgun Players, a game of ‘Hamlet’ roulette (Express)

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.29.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.28.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.27.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.26.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.25.16

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Power restored after outages affect 43,000 in East Bay

The power is out in Berkeley, Albany, El Cerrito and north to San Pablo, according to a PG&E power outage map.
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Update, 1:30pm: PG&E said that, as of 1 p.m., power to all customers impacted by the outages had been restored. They are continuing to look into the equipment failure that caused it, according to a spokeswoman.

Update, 12:50 p.m.: PG&E now says that power has been restored to 18,000 more people. The utility cannot confirm if there was a connection between the explosion of a transformer in El Cerrito and the outage.

Update, 11:50 a.m. About 1,400 people now have their power back, according to PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian. The rest of the 43,000 people without power should have it back on this afternoon. She also confirmed that PG&E was investigating whether there was a connection between the a fire at an El Cerrito substation and the outage. … Continue reading »

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.22.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.21.16

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.20.16

Fourth Street, Berkeley. Photo, taken on April 19, 2016, by David Gould

Fourth Street, Berkeley. Photo, taken on April 19, 2016, by David Gould

If you build it they will play: Experimental instrument makers shine (KQED Arts)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects nine Cal faculty members (UCB News)
Students fight for access to on-campus medical abortions (USA Today College)
Broadway-bound ‘Monsoon Wedding’ heading to Berkeley Rep (Broadway World)
Director of ‘Sold’ takes on sex trafficking in India (Eat Drink Films)
Hearing for lawsuits over Harold Way project set for Aug. 26 (Daily Cal)
City officials, community talk about revitalization plans for Adeline Corridor (Daily Cal)

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The Berkeley Wire: 04.19.16

Have friend, will paddleboard. Photo by Mohan Ajmani taken at the Berkeley marina on April 18, 2016

Have friend, will paddleboard. Photo by Mohan Ajmani taken at the Berkeley marina on April 18, 2016

$15 minimum wage likely to appear on Berkeley ballot (Express)
Knopf editor Jonathan Segal on TJ Stiles second Pulitzer Prize (Signature)
Sun, campus shine on Cal Day 2016 (UCB News)
70-year-old woman robbed on Campus Drive (Daily Cal)
Campus community reacts to Claude Steele’s resignation (Daily Cal)
Landmark Claremont Hotel could get new neighbors: condos (Mercury News)
Sweetgreen’s organic salads have landed in Berkeley (SF Eater)

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