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Home » 2017 » March » 02

San Leandro Mayor speaks about recent sanctuary city status

Kron4 Mar 3: …Berkeley, Richmond and San Jose are the other sanctuary cities in the…There’s a lot of fear out there and angst (illustration) about what… (more…)

ASUC Senate discusses gender inclusion on CalCentral, meets Ben Gould

Politics – Dailycal Mar 3: The senate later sent 3 resolutions into committees: one speaking out against the city’s Group Living Accommodations, or GLA, Ordinance, one in support of a CalCentral gender identification option and one in support of a… (more…)

Op-ed: Delivering affordable housing solutions to Berkeley — Kate Harrison for Berkeley City Council

Berkeleyside Mar 3: Null (illustration) (more…)

Emeryville: Stanford Health Care opens first East Bay outpatient center

Mercurynews Mar 2: …including a completely new outpatient care center slated to open in Berkeley (archive) as soon as 2018. (more…)

Police ask for help locating 17-year-old Berkeley runaway

Berkeleyside Mar 2: Castle was last seen on Feb. sixteen according to an alert issued by BPD on Thu evening and she last spoke with the person family by phone on Feb. 18. (more…)

Staffers at Berkeley Library describe atmosphere of discomfort and distrust

Long article from Berkeleyside Mar 2: Berkeley officials have remarked they are not, nor ever have, investigated city staff based on union identification or for criticizing city (more…)

The Bay Is Brutal: A Love Letter To Concrete and Brutalism in the Bay Area

Culture – Long article from Eastbayexpress Mar 2: One in every 5 professional-architecture degrees in the United States is now earned, themselves, in brutalist buildings, including those from Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and here at UC Berkeley. (more…)

REGIONAL GOVERNMENT IS AN OLD IDEA, STRONGLY

Comprehensive coverage in Laoferta Mar 2: Ira Michael Hayman, then Professor of Law and City Planning at U.C. Berkeley, was moderator of a panel to discuss the “organization, powers and representation involved in a regional form of government.”… (more…)

An ‘Audacious’ Vision for BART

Sfweekly has a long article Mar 2: And for Simon’s BART district, which includes parts of San Francisco, Oakland, Hercules, Richmond, and Berkeley (archive) , those needs are diverse. (more…)

Milpitas: Council green lights $15 minimum wage by 2019

Mercurynews has a long article Mar 2: Aliyah has been working for Bay Area News Group since 2013. She graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a double bachelors in English and media studies in 2013. Aliyah loves coffee, traveling, soccer and being a devoted bibliophile. Also mentioned: Jerry Brown (archive) (more…)

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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…
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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…
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