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News Pix: Leland Yee, BioBlitz, Salmon and a ‘Magical Misfit Marriage’

March 28, 2014 | 9:30 am

News Pix: Leland Yee, BioBlitz, Salmon and a ‘Magical Misfit Marriage’

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The week’s news in photos from around the Bay.

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Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

March 25, 2014 | 11:08 am

Berkeley School Board Set to Slash Funding for Cooking and Gardening Program

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Faced with budget shortfalls, the Berkeley School District opts to cut cooking and gardening classes.

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Berkeley, the City That Knows How to Park

March 19, 2014 | 1:14 pm

Berkeley, the City That Knows How to Park

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Enlightenment on how and what to park is easy to come by in the Bay Area’s most advice-giving city.

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Berkeley’s Pacific Steel Files For Bankruptcy, Hopes to Remain Open

March 13, 2014 | 3:05 pm

Berkeley’s Pacific Steel Files For Bankruptcy, Hopes to Remain Open

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The West Berkeley firm, in operation for 80 years, hopes to avoid layoffs as it reorganizes debt.

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Berkeley City Council Approves 25 Percent Increase in Garbage Collection Fees

March 2, 2014 | 8:00 am

Berkeley City Council Approves 25 Percent Increase in Garbage Collection Fees

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Berkeley City Council voted to increase garbage collection rates by 25 percent.

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Squirrels, Gophers on Berkeley’s Waterfront Face Extermination

February 20, 2014 | 8:52 am

Squirrels, Gophers on Berkeley’s Waterfront Face Extermination

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City says it needs to get rid of rodents overrunning bayside park because of water-quality concerns.

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Berkeley Considers a Soda Tax for November Ballot

February 12, 2014 | 1:53 pm

Berkeley Considers a Soda Tax for November Ballot

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City will poll residents before going ahead with measure, which is likely to provoke industry backlash.

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First Big Berkeley Celebration of Black History Month on Saturday

February 7, 2014 | 4:04 pm

First Big Berkeley Celebration of Black History Month on Saturday

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Berkeley will hold its first big Black History Month event on Saturday.

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News Pix: Rain! Olympics! Surveillance! Books! Dogs!

February 7, 2014 | 9:00 am

News Pix: Rain! Olympics! Surveillance! Books! Dogs!

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A ‘drought denter’ arrives as elsewhere, a large California contingent takes part in the Winter Games.

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Berkeley’s Trailblazing School Garden Program Is on the Chopping Block

January 29, 2014 | 2:50 pm

Berkeley’s Trailblazing School Garden Program Is on the Chopping Block

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Funding cuts could shut down the district’s innovative garden and cooking program — a national model.

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