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  1. The YIMBY Guide to Bullyingand Its Results-- SB 827 Goes Down in CommitteeRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Editor's Note: On Tuesday, April 17, SB 827 died in the California State Senate Transportation and Housing Committee by a 7-4 vote. Senator Nancy Skinner and Senator Scott Wiener , the bill's sponsors, provided two of only four votes in favor.

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  2. The Neo-Con Hordes Return to Berkeley on the First Anniversary of UproarRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    While waiting for the Amazon staff to give me a package, I rolled my scooter over to an outlet. I was facing onto Lower Sproul.

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  3. Armenian State Chamber Choir Performs in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On Saturday, April 14, Cal Performances presented the Armenian State Chamber Choir in a concert at Berkeley's First Congregational Church. Founded in 2000, The Armenian State Chamber Choir has a primary mission of performing the great choral works of Armenian composers and sharing them with audiences in Armenia and worldwide.

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  4. Bothsidesism Won't Solve Berkeley's Housing ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In many Berkeley households, including some I know well, you'd expect to find a little shrine with a picture of Paul Krugman and perhaps a few votive lights and a vase of flowers. No, he's still very much alive, but that's how much respect he gets among certain kinds of local progressives.

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  5. Titles Titilate, Content Defies, Left Bamboozled: the protracted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Jane Welford-Executive Secretary for SuperBOLD Gene Bernardi-Representative for Veterans For Peace East Bay Chapter 162 Many Civil Rights groups and First and Fourth Amendment buffs interests were aroused. Last Fall twenty-seven organizations endorsed Berkeley's proposed Surveillance Use...Ordinance.

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  6. SMITHEREENS: Reflections on Bits & PiecesRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Wake Up! Your Home Has Just Washed Away! With a powerful Pineapple Express bearing down on California this week, emergency officials sent out an alert advising residents in regions burned by last year's wildfires to keep their cellphones charged. It was critical, the officials explained, that people at risk of flood damage should be able to hear a call for an emergency evacuation.

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  7. All-Income Social Housing: the Solution to Berkeley's Affordable Housing CrisisRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    It is just a snapshot of an interesting discussion developing in Berkeley, about housing.] As you might know, more than half of the renter households in the state of California are paying more in rent than they can afford, according to the California Housing and Community Development agency . Market rate housing in Berkeley, both rental and owner occupied, is unaffordable to a large majority of households in the City and region.

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  8. Berkeley Car-Jacking Suspect Arrested in OaklandRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley police dispatch received a call reporting what was initially thought to be an auto burglary at 6:12 a.m. in the 1600 block of Walnut Street. Police responded and located a woman who said she was pulled out of her car and assaulted.

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  9. Wiener and the YIMBYs Don't Speak for Gay ActivistsRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    My husband and I were active in the effort to pass the Berkeley Gay Rights Ordinance in the late 1970s, getting encouragement from Harvey Milk. That successful effort led to the passage of similar ordinances in Oakland and then San Francisco .

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  10. B 827 Serves Developers, not the HomelessRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    SB 827 does not benefit the homeless. Rather it is based on the trickle-down theory that has been disproven in economics and now in housing.

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  11. RV Evictions Target the Poor: Don't Get Fooled Again,Read the original story

    Apr 6, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The RV community which has settled for months in a neat row along Marina Way just received eviction notices from the City of Berkeley. If you're lucky enough to live somewhere with a locked front door and a mailbox, you're afloat right now in election mailers timed to begin familiarizing you with names and faces of candidates making promises.

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  12. Panoramic Hill Gas Leak Closes RoadsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A gas leak in the area of Panoramic Way and Orchard Lane near the University of California at Berkeley football stadium has caused authorities to shut off gas for residences above nearby Bancroft Way for most of the day today, Berkeley police said.

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  13. Three Arrested in Berkeley for Holding Up StudentsRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Three men have been arrested on suspicion of home invasion robbery and other crimes for allegedly taking items from two University of California at Berkeley students at gunpoint on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The two students were walking into an apartment building in the 2600 block of Regent Street at 12:32 p.m. Tuesday when two men who had been loitering nearby with a group of men approached them, according to police.

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  14. Berkeley Robbery Ends in ArrestsRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On April 3, 2018 at 12:32pm, two Cal Berkeley students were walking into an apartment building on the 2600 block of Regent Street when they were approached by two men who had been loitering nearby with a group of men. One of the two suspects produced a handgun and demanded the victims' property.

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  15. Berkeley Woman Killed by Train IdentifiedRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A woman who died after being hit by an Amtrak train in Berkeley last week has been identified. Brianna Combash, 31, was riding a bike when she was struck and killed by a passenger train on Tuesday night, according to Amtrak and the Alameda County coroner's bureau.

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  16. Puma Spotted on UC Berkeley CampusRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A puma was spotted early Monday morning on the Clark Kerr campus of the University of California at Berkeley, university police said. A college employee was walking along Sports Lane near Building 22 at 3:24 a.m. when he encountered the puma.

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  17. Another Un-Armed Black Man is Senselessly Shot: Hoq Can Killings Be Stopped?Read the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    If you've been exposed to the New Testament, either in church or just Bible as Literature class, you might recall that as Jesus was dying on the cross he invited one of the thieves who were being killed at his side to join him in Paradise that day. The lesson we were supposed to learn from that verse , at least at my school, is that no one is beyond forgiveness, that it's never too late to repent.

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  18. L'Affaire Analytica: Plenty of Snake Oil to Go AroundRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In the 1980s, when we were toiling in the high-tech vineyards as an unfunded mom-and-pop startup, this quip was making the rounds: If you look around the table and don't know who the sucker is, it's you. Turns out this maxim originated with poker sharks, but it works for tech too.

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  19. Berkeley's Opportunity to Protect Clean AirRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley has an opportunity. As more and more communities try to accommodate the need for decriminalization and safe access to marijuana, they face decisions regarding how to respect all citizens' right to clean, breathable air and the special hazards marijuana poses for underage populations.

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  20. Housing as a Human RightRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2018 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Housing is a human right. That is recognized internationally, and articulated in treaties to which the US is signatory.

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