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  1. Berkeley man charged for resisting officers in alleged attackRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A Berkeley man was charged today with four counts of resisting a police officer and two counts of exhibiting a deadly weapon for a scuffle outside a West Berkeley grocery store on Tuesday that left four officers injured, police said. Jason Joyner, 42, was scheduled to be arraigned on the charges in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland this afternoon.

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  2. omally (sic) editorialRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Is crap it makes us look like helpless little six old children with no mention that there is a significant amount of self-organizing and advocacy happening. The two examples of such are The Tiny Homes initiative and the fact that a homeless man is running for mayor.

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  3. Six-alarm Emeryville fireRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Neighbors warned each other early this morning after they heard explosions during a six-alarm fire on the border of Oakland and Emeryville that destroyed a five-story apartment building under construction, an auto repair shop and four townhouses. Ashes were reported to have drifted as far as Martin Luther King and Oregon in Berkeley.

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  4. Man with knife arrested for attacking four officers in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A Berkeley man is in custody on suspicion of brandishing a knife, violently resisting arrest, possessing a concealed knife and a probation violation for a scuffle outside the West Berkeley Whole Foods store on Tuesday that left four officers injured, police said. The incident began at about 8:54 a.m. Tuesday when the suspect, 42-year-old Jason Joyner, brandished a knife at two Department of Public Works employees in the area of San Pablo Avenue and Harrison Street "for no apparent reason," Berkeley police spokesman Lt.

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  5. Martha Anne Hoskinson Nicoloff, 1928-2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Martha Anne Hoskinson Nicoloff of Berkeley died peacefully at her home on June 24th, 2016 at the age of 87. She was born on October 6th, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to Edwin and Pauline Hoskinson. She often said that she lived on the South side of Chicago in a home shared with others during the Great Depression.

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  6. Memorial vigil for Cal student slain in Bangladesh planned for TuesdayRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A memorial vigil will be held Tuesday to honor the life of a University of California at Berkeley student, and others slain in a terrorist attack in Bangladesh Friday. The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka first reported a hostage situation at Holey Bakery in the city's Gulshan 2 neighborhood around 10:55 p.m., Bangladesh Standard Time.

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  7. U.C. Berkeley student among dead in Bangladesh AttackRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A 19-year-old student at the University of California at Berkeley was among the 20 people reportedly killed in an attack at a bakery Friday in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The U.S. Embassy in Dhaka first reported the incident as a shooting and hostage situation happening at Holey Bakery in the city's Gulshan 2 neighborhood around 10:55 p.m., Bangladesh Standard Time.

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  8. Berkeley and Oakland residents oppose Claremont Hotel expansion, urge ...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Will this condo project be built on the site of the historic Claremont Hotel? This photo illustration is a composite of two images: the developer's perspective rendering of the proposed condominiums overlaid onto a view of the hotel and surroundings, visualized with Google Earth. The perspective rendering was submitted to the Oakland Planning Department on 25Feb16 by Hart Howerton and Levy Design Partners for Signature Development, contractor with the Fairmont chain and the Richard Blum group, new owners of the Claremont Hotel.

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  9. Plastic Keeps Piling UpRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Here's news that everyone in Berkeley should be aware of:So many in Berkeley think that as long as they put all their plastic, regardless of the # and even plastic wrap, in recycling they're protecting the environment. If people knew there's no getting around the negative impact of using plastic, for packaging, etc, they may look at how to decrease consumption.

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  10. Man Gets Three Years for Stabbing Two in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A Berkeley man with a prior assault conviction was sentenced today to three years in state prison for stabbing two men at an apartment in West Berkeley in March, prosecutors said. Tristan Chaix, 33, recently pleaded no contest to assault for the March 22 incident, which police said was unprovoked, and was sentenced by Alameda County Superior Court Judge Paul Delucchi.

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  11. Ranger Betty Reid Soskin Safe, Recovering WellRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Early in the morning on Monday, June 27, an intruder attacked NPS Ranger and former Berkeley resident Betty Reid Soskin in her home in Richmond and stole many of her possessions. We are all deeply saddened by these events, but relieved to report that she is recovering well and resting.

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  12. Budget referral homeless services: an open letter to the Berkeley City Council and the MayorRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    It is of great concern to me and all Citizens of Berkeley that despite spending $3 million dollars in the last fiscal year the homeless population has mushroomed by 53%. What is completely befuddling is that no one has publicly stated why this has occurred.

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  13. Democracy vs BeggingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Happy happy Berkeley. There was a city council meeting the other night , during which several people ran weeping from the room.

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  14. Donald A. Jelinek, 1934-2106Read the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Don Jelinek died peacefully in his Berkeley home on June 24, 2016, at age 82. He had wanted his gravestone to read: " He was SNCC." Don was a lawyer who spent the years 1965 - 1968 in Mississippi and Alabama during the civil rights movement.

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  15. Who Ya Gonna Call? The Berkeley Ambassadors' Internal Complain SystemRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    " ...Can you let me know if you're aware of the problem with the ambassadors not reporting these crimes, and if so, what can be done about it?" - about its cleaning and hospitality crew's lack of reporting on crimes) More than two-thirds of the complaints about the bright green-shirted DBA employees come from people who complain that nobody's doing much to address downtown Berkeley's problems. People who work or visit downtown are commonly treated to the sight of the green shirts, as they are commonly called, walking right by criminal violations without lifting a finger, and they can't figure out why.

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  16. Homeless in Berkeley: What Does That Mean?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Today's the day the editor of the San Francisco Chronicle has designated for us all to pay attention to the homeless. When this was first announced, I was skeptical, viewing it as mainly a publicity stunt.

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  17. Berkeley Mourns Death of Recent High School GraduateRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley community members are mourning the drowning of a young man who graduated last Friday from Berkeley High School and died Wednesday while swimming in Long Lake in Placer County, school officials and the Placer County Sheriff's Office said. Efejon Ustenci, 17, known affectionately by some as "Efe," was a star player on the Berkeley Rhinos Youth Rugby Club and was planning to attend California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

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  18. Sacramento Streamlining Deal: What's in store for your neighborhood?Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    What will be the impact on Berkeley of Governor Brown's Streamlining Affordable Housing bill? What will be built in your neighborhood? When passed , the bill will end the process of public hearing and review for many high-impact projects. Builders of multi-unit apartments and mixed-use buildings will be able to build by-right, so long as they include a small number of means-tested, so-called affordable units, and so long as the project requires no zoning variances.

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  19. Three little scams: manipulating the housing crisisRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    During the recent election, a measure was passed in San Francisco that requires greater "inclusion" of "affordable" units in all new housing developments. This is something that many have been working toward in Berkeley as well.

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  20. Not much to report as yet, stillRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Technology, technology, technology! All the adjuncts we've been able to contrive to make our lives easier just seem to add another level of confusion to what is already inevitable. My friend Kelly pointed out that there's a whole generation now that doesn't remember when things worked.

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