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The school district is pairing up with Sonic to provide free internet access during remote learning.
Health inspectors say La Perla’s owner, Jose Ortiz, needs to fix the kitchen floor. Ortiz says he doesn’t have the money to do it.
The move could speed up bringing kids back into classrooms if BUSD and BFT reach an agreement, but vaccines are still limited.
Plus: HelpBerkeley founder wins a Jefferson Award for Public Service; Blue Ox Wine Co. rebrands as Hammerling Wines; “Berkeley’s Fascination with Food.”
These 150 doctors and health care professionals, many of whom have worked on the front lines of the pandemic, urge officials to open public schools to in-person instruction.