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For residents in the surrounding neighborhoods who have pushed for this change since 2017, the two-year campaign has been about more than a community pool. It’s been about equity.
The beloved Octopi in the sky flew this weekend.
As Laina Adler, who shared this video with Berkeleyside put it, these are words you never want to hear: “Pool closed for the day due to fecal contamination.” This happened at Strawberry Canyon pool around 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 28.
Patrons come from near and far to gather ’round the piano and sing — or just listen — at the ‘ramshackle roadhouse’ on Grand Avenue, where time has seemingly stood still.
If you’ve been walking through Civic Center Park, you might have looked up and wondered about the three messages spelled out in bold capital letters on colorful panels perched atop an apartment building one block over.