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Thanks to Congress, Berkeley’s Main Post Office May Get a Reprieve

January 17, 2014 | 12:36 pm

Thanks to Congress, Berkeley’s Main Post Office May Get a Reprieve

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A $1.1 trillion spending bill could help suspend the sale of historic post offices, like Berkeley’s.

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Berkeley Wildlife: Burrowing Owls Return to Waterfront Park

January 6, 2014 | 11:30 am

Berkeley Wildlife: Burrowing Owls Return to Waterfront Park

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Diminutive but not particularly shy, birds draw enthusiasts to city’s César Chávez Park.

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Berkeley Creates Student Majority Council District, Fights Over Details

December 19, 2013 | 11:21 am

Berkeley Creates Student Majority Council District, Fights Over Details

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Berkeley City Council approved a redistricting map that includes the first ever student majority council district.

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Berkeley Passes Residential Smoking Ban — and Takes Steps to Enforce It

December 6, 2013 | 10:45 am

Berkeley Passes Residential Smoking Ban — and Takes Steps to Enforce It

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Ordinance forbids smoking in multi-unit buildings. The law includes measures to get smokers on board.

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UC Berkeley Welcomes New Chancellor, Who Faces Many Challenges

November 8, 2013 | 5:45 pm

UC Berkeley Welcomes New Chancellor, Who Faces Many Challenges

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Cal’s new chancellor talks about challenges facing UC’s elite campus, including soaring costs for students.

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3.0 Berkeley Hills Quake Felt Across Bay Area

October 6, 2013 | 10:13 pm

3.0 Berkeley Hills Quake Felt Across Bay Area

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If you thought you felt the earth move just before 9:30 Sunday night, it was not just your imagination.

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UC Berkeley Campus Reopens After Blast, Blackout

October 1, 2013 | 12:19 am

UC Berkeley Campus Reopens After Blast, Blackout

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Officials say Monday evening’s emergency could be related to a recent copper theft on campus.

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We Moved Our Startup from San Francisco to Berkeley – and Lots More Will Follow

September 17, 2013 | 10:54 am

We Moved Our Startup from San Francisco to Berkeley – and Lots More Will Follow

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San Francisco’s rents are ‘toxic’ to early-stage startups. And besides, Berkeley’s kind of cool.

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Berkeley’s Peggy Orenstein Reminisces About Tuolomne Camp, Destroyed in Fire

September 3, 2013 | 12:58 pm

Berkeley’s Peggy Orenstein Reminisces About Tuolomne Camp, Destroyed in Fire

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Berkeley resident and author Peggy Orenstein on the loss of the city’s Tuolumne Camp in the Rim Fire.

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Berkeley Plans Big Downtown Traffic Changes

May 28, 2013 | 2:56 pm

Berkeley Plans Big Downtown Traffic Changes

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by Mary Flaherty, Berkeleyside Berkeley expects to get $12.7 million in grant funding for changes to BART Plaza, Shattuck Avenue and Hearst Street that should make life easier for people using the Downtown BART station and buses, biking to campus and even just driving through the center of town. On Thursday, May 23 the Alameda […]

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