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Berkeley private school names new head to lead resurrection (Tribune)
Karen Messing talks about her book Pain and Prejudice (Work Safe)
Ex-49er Dwight Hicks stars in play at Berkeley Rep (SF Chronicle)
Bob Marley’s message is basis of new children’s musical (CoCo Times)
Berkeley activist explores art in a world of crisis (Paradise Post)
Hotel operator brings on Boston-based hotelier (SF Business Times)
An anecdotal history of Berkeley (Daily Cal)
Almost four years after Berkeley first informed the Forty Acres Medical Marijuana Growers’ Collective that it was operating illegally in its San Pablo Avenue location, the Berkeley City Council will consider declaring it a public nuisance tonight.
Update, 4:45 p.m. PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian said Tuesday’s outage, at its peak, affected about 38,000 customers, 29,000 of whom were in Berkeley. The remaining outages affected people in surrounding cities.
By Jill Suttie
Last week, Berkeley’s Police Review Commission voted unanimously to launch an investigation into the police response to protests over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown that halted business as usual in Berkeley in December.
Chez Panisse chef Cal Peternell's new cookbook provides building blocks for good home cooking.
Since its start three years ago, the annual celebration breakfast on Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been one of the key community events on the calendar. On Monday morning, more than 350 people packed HS Lordships overlooking the bay to break bread with fellow Berkeleyans, to honor Berkeley students and to reflect on King’s legacy at a time of heightened awareness of racial disparities and injustice.