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  1. Grizzly Peak Holdup on MondayRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Police in Berkeley are investigating a Monday robbery that occurred on Grizzly Peak. Officers with the University of California Police Department responded Monday at 10:40 p.m. to Signpost 14 on Grizzly Peak to a report of an armed robbery that had occurred about 30 minutes before.

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  2. Man Wounded in Shooting at San Pablo Park in BerkeleyRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    When officers arrived, they found a man, believed to be in his 20s, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds next to the park's restrooms near the basketball courts, police Officer Byron White said. Witnesses described seeing a light skinned man in his 20s flee after the shooting.

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  3. Making Housing Affordable: The Vancouver ModelRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    If you think the housing crisis is bad in Berkeley, consider that it could be worse. You might live Vancouver, British Columbia.

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  4. Deceptive housing petition now circulatingRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Voters of Berkeley, beware. Housing activists/advocates and our City Council have agreed upon a ballot initiative that would generate significantly more revenue for Berkeley's Housing Trust Fund.

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  5. Pittman Branch of the Berkeley Public Library hosts another...Read the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Pittman Branch of the Berkeley Public Library hosts another overcrowded meeting of the Board of Library Trustees--and the public has standing room only The evening of May 11, the agenda of the Board of Library Trustees included a period of public commentary in which speakers were allotted a mere one minute each. This period was followed by commentaries by two union members, representing SEIU Local 1021 Maintenance Clerical Units; and Community Service and PTRLA Units, and opposing commentary by two members representing Public Employees Local #1.

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  6. Exemplary Service by a Mail Carrier: an Open LetterRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Local Director, U.S. Postal service 2000 Allston way, Berkeley, CA 94704-9998 Dear Sir/Madam: Following this letter are the signatures of people who live at 1909 Cedar Street, a low-income senior-disabled housing operated by SAHA, called Lawrence Moore Manor in Berkeley, California . We are a diverse population ranging upwards of age one hundred whose first languages are for the most part not English.

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  7. The Class Nature of the "Density Bonus"Read the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    We know the real source of the housing crisis now besetting Berkeley . It is not a supply and demand problem.

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  8. Berkeley Zoning Board Considers 1500 San Pablo AvenueRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The Zoning Adjustments Board meets on Thursday May 12 for a public hearing on a controversial 170 unit apartment building at 1500 San Pablo Avenue between Cedar and Jones. The meeting starts at 7 PM at Old City Hall, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way; impacted neighbors as well as West Berkeley residents should attend this important meeting, as the project could set a precedent for San Pablo Avenue development.

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  9. Have you voted yet? If not, here are some ideasRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The sample ballots for the June primary have arrived, and with them this request from a reader: "I wanted to ask you to consider maintaining a sidebar on the online Planet site with such things as your endorsements for the county central committee. I just received my sample ballot and was looking over it and realized that I can't remember who are the right people."

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  10. More Native Remains Discovered on Fourth Street in BerkeleyRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    More human remains have been discovered in Berkeley's Fourth Street area. They are assumed to date from the period when Ohlone Native Americans occupied the site, which includes a shell mound and other evidence of Native habitation.

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  11. Art and Intimacy in San FranciscoRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In mid-May the Pierre Bonnard exhibit "Painting Arcadia" closes at the Legion of Honor and the newly expanded San Francisco Museum of Modern Art opens to the public. Having just taken in both, I highly recommend the first show which closes Sunday May 15. But don't rush to see the renovated MOMA; the crowds will be huge for a while, and the museum isn't going anywhere.

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  12. Berkeley protesters rally against job cuts, possible cuts to student servicesRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Roughly 50 students and workers rallied this afternoon at the University of California at Berkeley against planned layoffs and possible cuts to student services. The protest started at noon at the Valley Life Sciences Building in the middle of the UC Berkeley campus and the group also protested outside of the Life Sciences Addition building.

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  13. Ac Transit + Berkeley Transportation Division = Run for Your LifeRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    NOTE: This is my understanding of the facts in this situation. I called the City of Berkeley to verify this, but they refused to talk to me about it.

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  14. CIA Analyst-turned-activist Ray McGovern Visits BerkeleyRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    As usual, the April 29 gathering at Berkeley's historic Fellowship Hall was an energizing experience for the activist community. Dozens of local action groups were represented at the "Active Hope: Going Forward" event but the main draws were Joanna Macy and Ray McGovern.

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  15. A "Mis-Read" Of Our Community By Library ManagersRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The Berkeley Public Library, well-funded by book-loving Berkeley and staffed by outstanding experienced librarians, is not a luxury: it is as vital to the community as police and fire stations and public schools. Why, then, are management and the Board of Library Trustees trying to fix what is not broken? Library management and the Board of Library Trustees have recently-by fiat and on the sly-transformed a previously successful workplace of collegiality and professionalism into a hierarchical and centralized "command and control."

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  16. Berkeley Progressives Seek Candidates on SaturdayRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In this issue you'll find a press release about an endorsement meeting which will take place this Saturday under the joint auspices of Berkeley Citizens Action , Berkeley Progressive Alliance and Berkeley Tenants' Union . Full disclosure: from time to time in my 40+ years in Berkeley I've been a member of all three, even though I haven't actually been a tenant since I've lived here.

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  17. Berkeley Police Announce 3 Arrests in Regional Restaurant Robbery SpreeRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A series of robberies targeting Bay Area restaurants ended with the arrest of three suspects last week, Berkeley police announced today. Kristoffer Jones, 18, of Albany, and two Oakland residents, 40-year-old Shawan Spragans and 46-year-old Merl Simpson, were arrested in connection with 23 takeover-style robberies since early March, according to police.

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  18. Berkeley Fire Displaces 30, Causes $100K DamagesRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    About 30 residents of an apartment building at the corner of Shattuck Avenue and Delaware Street in Berkeley remain displaced today following a one-alarm fire on Tuesday night that caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage, a Berkeley fire spokeswoman said. The damage was caused by the fire and the subsequent rupture of a water pipe, according to Berkeley Fire Department Deputy Chief Donna McCracken.

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  19. Berkeley Progressive Alliance, Berkeley Citizens Action and Berkeley ...Read the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On Saturday, April 30th the Berkeley Progressive Allianc e, Berkeley Citizens Action and Berkeley Tenants Union are holding a joint meeting to endorse candidates who support their progressive agenda. The meeting for endorsements will be heldfrom 2 pm to 5 pm at the MLK Jr Young Adult Project Recreation Center at 1730 Oregon St., west of MLK.

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  20. The Berkeley City Council: A Disastrous MeetingRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The community measure would raise the minimum hourly wage to $15 next year, in 2017. The hourly wage would continue to rise afterward until it approaches a living wage.

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