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City officials ‘red-tag’ Berkeley apartment where young couple was found dead

Dailycal Mar 2: By Shayann Hendricks | Staff Last Updated 1 hour Ago… (more…)

UC community reacts to release of documents showing 124 cases of sex misconduct

Dailycal Mar 2: After filing a Cal. Public Records Act request… Berkeley is in this article (archive) (more…)

Majority of 124 investigations occurred before latest UC sex misconduct policy update

Lengthy story in Dailycal Mar 2: Doan explained that after high-profile sexual harassment cases surfaced at UC Berkeley (archive) in the past 2 years — including investigations of former UC Berkeley School of Law dean Sujit Choudhry and… (more…)

Legal action likely after Berkeley City Council rejects housing project on Haskell Street

Berkeleyside Mar 2: City staff had recommended the council approve the use permit. In a presentation to the council, staff from the planning department commented that the lot was zoned for up to 4 three-story units. (more…)

With new bill, campaign to retain Alta Bates, avoid ‘hospital deserts,’ heats up

Berkeleyside Mar 2: …Senator Skinner was joined by Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín, along with Assembly Member Tony Thurmond, Alameda County Supervisor Wilma Chan, medical practitioners, first-responders and patients, (more…)

World Conference Showcases Advances in Precision Medicine

Lengthy story in UCSF Mar 2: UCSF Institute for Computational World Sciences and Jennifer Doudna, PhD, prof. of chemistry and molecular cell biology at UC Berkeley who received a PMWC award on Jan. 22, says the rapidly evolving gene-editing technique known… (more…)

2 Safeway Community Markets, formerly Andronico’s, now open in North Berkeley

Berkeleyside Mar 1: …the Berkeley community (more…)

Berkeley Honda gets go ahead for move after 12th public hearing

Berkeleyside Mar 1: …and community opponents failed to win a majority (Arreguín, Sophie Hahn, Cheryl Davila and Benjamin Bartlett voted in favor of the motion, but)… (more…)

Berkeley: KC Bar B-Q celebrating anniversary as it recovers from fire

Eastbaytimes Mar 1: …subject of a community fundraiser in San Pablo Park on March…Friends of the restaurant have launched a fundraising (illustration) drive on GoFundMe. (more…)

Alameda to consider impeachment resolution of Trump

Mercurynews Mar 1: Along with Alameda, the cities of Berkeley, Oakland and San Leandro,…The group also cites (illustration: wikipedia) the president’s… (more…)

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Berkeley (Block5)

Berkeley City Council may consider dropping Wells Fargo, again

Politics – Berkeleyside Mar 14: A Finance Department report on the agenda tonight says it is “necessary” for the city to continue banking with Wells Fargo for the next 3 years as staff consider other options, but suggests individual services that could be switched… (more…)

Fight to underground BART in Berkeley one of many tales told in new book

Berkeleyside Mar 14: In 1960, as transportation engineers laid out plans to build BART around the Bay, the Berkeley City Council passed a resolution calling for the line to be underground within city limits. (more…)

Kate Harrison to be sworn in Wednesday as new Berkeley City Council member

Berkeleyside Mar 14: That group donated $11, five hundred to Harrison’s campaign, according to city campaign finance records. (more…)

Teen from Berkeley killed in Oakland; memorial, fundraiser honor him

Berkeleyside Mar 14: The man has been identified by friends and family online as 18-year-old Sultan Bey, who was from Berkeley and previously attended Berkeley schools, though he was an Emeryville resident at the time of his death. (more…)


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UC Berkeley Student Reading 2013 – Story Hour in the Library

Youtube: Story Hour in the Library celebrates the writers in Berkeley campus community with an annual student reading. The event features…

Joe Jimenez, CEO of Novartis at Berkeley-Haas

Youtube: Joseph Jimenez, Haas MBA 84 and CEO of Novartis, spoke to the Berkeley-Haas community about leadership and the pharmaceutical industry in his Dean’s Speaker Ser…