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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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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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