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Berkeley’s Colony of Spotted Hyenas to Close After 30 Years

September 17, 2014 | 2:00 pm

Berkeley’s Colony of Spotted Hyenas to Close After 30 Years

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A loss of funding has forced researchers to find new homes for the noisy and unusual animals.

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Berkeley to Look at Residential Permit Parking Citywide

September 14, 2014 | 8:00 am

Berkeley to Look at Residential Permit Parking Citywide

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The city hopes to learn from a study where it might make sense to expand the permit parking program.

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Salvaged Beach Trash Becomes Art in Berkeley Resident’s Front Yard

September 7, 2014 | 9:00 am

Salvaged Beach Trash Becomes Art in Berkeley Resident’s Front Yard

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Carpenter turned sculptor creates a whimsical world with baseball caps, rope and other washed-up junk.

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Berkeley Residents on the Hook for Some EPA-Mandated Sewer Repairs

September 2, 2014 | 2:26 pm

Berkeley Residents on the Hook for Some EPA-Mandated Sewer Repairs

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The EPA settlement requires Berkeley, Oakland and EBMUD to make repairs in their sewage lines.

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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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