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A Year After Fire, Fundraisers Planned for Berkeley’s Tuolumne Camp

August 19, 2014 | 12:22 pm

A Year After Fire, Fundraisers Planned for Berkeley’s Tuolumne Camp

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Three events will mark the anniversary of the Rim Fire, which destroyed the beloved facility.

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Vandals Target Berkeley Park’s Memorial to Cesar Chavez

August 14, 2014 | 2:15 pm

Vandals Target Berkeley Park’s Memorial to Cesar Chavez

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Damage to site honoring late farmworkers’ leader may be part of battle over adjacent dog park.

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Berkeley’s New LED Streetlights Not Going Gentle Into the Night

August 11, 2014 | 12:31 pm

Berkeley’s New LED Streetlights Not Going Gentle Into the Night

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Some residents like efficient new lighting, but critics complain the fixtures are too bright.

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UC Berkeley Takes Steps to Curb Irrigation Runoff and Water Use

August 6, 2014 | 12:22 pm

UC Berkeley Takes Steps to Curb Irrigation Runoff and Water Use

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UC Berkeley is updating its irrigation system in an effort to save water.

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Tiny Treehouse Post Office Delights Hikers in Tilden Park

August 2, 2014 | 9:00 am

Tiny Treehouse Post Office Delights Hikers in Tilden Park

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It has tiny letters on tiny stationery sealed with wax inside a little tiny stamped envelope.

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Investment Firm Buys Berkeley’s Troubled Pacific Steel

August 1, 2014 | 10:54 am

Investment Firm Buys Berkeley’s Troubled Pacific Steel

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Sale comes after longtime owners declared bankruptcy. Company says it believes business will stay open.

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Study Finds Berkeley Parking Lot Was Not Native Site; Development May Go Ahead

July 28, 2014 | 12:50 pm

Study Finds Berkeley Parking Lot Was Not Native Site; Development May Go Ahead

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Building has been blocked at Spenger’s lot for years because it was believed to be site of shellmound.

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Berkeley History Project Creates Online Map of Local Sites

July 15, 2014 | 2:21 pm

Berkeley History Project Creates Online Map of Local Sites

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A historical project in Berkeley aims to capture the city’s rich history.

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Berkeley Native Seeks to Be Youngest Council Member

July 8, 2014 | 1:43 pm

Berkeley Native Seeks to Be Youngest Council Member

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UC Berkeley alum Sean Barry, 27, will likely be challenging 18-year incumbent Kriss Worthington.

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Berkeley Struggling To Reach Zero Waste Goal by 2020

July 7, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Struggling To Reach Zero Waste Goal by 2020

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A recent audit of several City of Berkeley departments has revealed that the city is in jeopardy of not meeting its zero waste goal by 2020.

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