By Robert Glantz and Judy Kennedy
It started as a story of a lost dog and a message posted on a neighborhood list-serve by its distraught owner. “Our dog Buddy escaped today from a friend’s house in Temescal,” wrote Alison McCauley on her local NextDoor board on Jan. 25. “He is a German Shepherd mix with white and brown coloring. He was wearing a blue and gray collar and is likely to be scared (he has stranger anxiety). Please call if you have seen him or have any additional information.”
The third annual community breakfast honoring Martin Luther King Jr. brought together more than 350 Berkeleyans for rousing addresses, joyous music, calls to action, awards to young students, and plenty of hugs.
A student at Berkeley High School and his family recently lost their home and all of their belongings in a fire. They need help — in particular donations of furniture, kitchen utensils, clothing, shoes or any other items you feel able to donate which you think would be useful in their time of need.
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