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  1. Prominent Berkeley Homeless Camp Given Eviction Notice for TuesdayRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A prominent homeless camp in Berkeley that has been at its current location for most of this year was given an eviction notice over the weekend, but activists are rallying to keep it there. The large camp has been at the iconic "Here" and "There" signs marking the Berkeley-Oakland border since mid-January, according to homelessness activist J.P. Massar.

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  2. Open Letter to BART Board Member Re BART's Threat to Evict Homeless Campers on TuesdayRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    I am afraid you will dishonor yourself if you join or participate in the campaign of political suppression waged by the city of Berkeley against the homeless organization known as "First They Came for the Homeless," now in residence on BART land at Adeline and 63rd St. We met about a year ago when you were campaigning for your position on the BART board. I was involved in campaigning for Cheryl Davila for city council, which seat she won.

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  3. Chicago Symphony Orchestra Plays Brahms' 2nd & 3rd SymphoniesRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    To cap off their weeklong residency at UC Berkeley, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed Johannes Brahms' Symphony No. 2 in D Major and his Symphony No.

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  4. AROUND & ABOUT --Theater: Theatre de la Ville's Staging of...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Theatre de la Ville of Paris has staged creative productions here before--an impressive version of Ionesco's 'Rhinoceros' with something like virtual automata for the beasts, and more recently a fine version of a truly great play, Pirandello's 'Six Characters in Search of an Author's in 2014.

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  5. UC Berkeley Student Assaulted by Man She Met at Fraternity PartyRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Police at the University of California at Berkeley are investigating a sexual assault that occurred over the weekend, police said Wednesday. At 2:07 a.m. Monday, a female victim reported to campus police that she was sexually assaulted on Saturday in a dorm room in Unit 1, police said.

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  6. Berkeley Fair Campaign Practices Commission to Vote Thursday on the...Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley Fair Campaign Practices Commission to Vote Thursday on the Berkeley Rental Housing Coalition Failure to Disclose $20,000 Expenditure for Landlord-Backed Rent Board Candidates Political action arm of the Berkeley Property Owners Association to receive the highest fine in modern Berkeley history In what should be the final chapter of a long controversy, the Berkeley Fair Campaign Practices Commission plans to vote on a draft stipulation between staff, the City Attorney's office and a campaign funded by some of the Bay Area's largest landlords. The proposed fine, $18,900.84, is - by a significant margin - the highest penalty issued in the last 10 years, and possibly in Berkeley history.

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  7. Strong Arm Robber Takes Laptop at Caffe Strada in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    One person was arrested and one is at large following a strong arm robbery Friday morning in Berkeley across the street from the University of California at Berkeley, university police said today. At 11:59 a.m. two people entered Caffe Strada at 2300 College Ave. and one stole a laptop off the table of a person using it in the cafe.

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  8. Squeaky Wheel: Backyard dwellingsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley's homeowners include those who have a secure backyard, those who have-not, and those who wonder how long before they lose what they have now: sunlight, a patch of nature to call their own, privacy, and some peace and quiet. Those who have a secure backyard own a home in the R-1 zone, located in the northeast hills and foothills; a patch around San Pablo Park , another patch surrounding upper Sacramento Street, and the Claremont, both lower and upper.

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  9. Free speech! Hold firm! We must affirm and protect the First and 14th ...Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Free speech! Hold firm! We must affirm and protect the First and 14th amendments to the Constitution with everything we have. The Free Speech Movement at UC Berkeley in fall 1964 involved upwards of 20,000 students before it was over, and more than 800 of the Berkeley faculty voted in support of its demands at its Academic Senate meeting on Dec. 8, 1964.

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  10. Help North Bay Animals by Adopting Pets in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Adopt a pet from Berkeley's animal shelter and you can assist with a piece of the North Bay's massive relief effort. As North Bay shelters take in strays that the disaster has separated from owners, shelters have also taken animals unable to go to evacuation sites with their owners.

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  11. Berkeley Lending a Hand in North Bay FiresRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    I want to thank all of the Berkeley police and fire personnel who have spent the past four days helping our neighbors in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Napa and the surrounding areas. They have been going in rotating 12-person teams of police officers and a 3-person fire crews to help fight the fires directly.

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  12. AirBnb Hosts in Berkeley Will House Fire Evacuees for FreeRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Short-term rental platform Airbnb expanded their disaster assistance program to help hosts in Oakland and Berkeley shelter victims displaced by the North Bay fires, Airbnb officials said this morning. Hosts located in San Francisco as well as parts of Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda and Mendocino counties are now able to make their rentals available at no cost for evacuees forced to leave their homes in the Napa and Santa Rosa areas as well as emergency relief workers and volunteers.

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  13. Red Flag Warning Issued for Several Parts of Bay Area including BerkeleyRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Several parts of the Bay Area have been included in an expanded Red Flag Warning for most of Thursday, alerting residents of the high fire danger due to forecasted low humidity and gusty off shore winds, National Weather Service officials said today. As of this evening, areas under the warning include the North Bay Mountains, the East Bay Hills and Diablo Range, the Santa Cruz Mountains, the Santa Lucia Mountains, and the inland mountains in Monterey County.

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  14. Appeals Court Declines to Reconsider Challenge to Berkeley Cellphone Warnings LawRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A federal appeals court in San Francisco today turned down an industry group's bid for reconsideration of the group's challenge to a Berkeley cellphone warning law. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to grant a rare rehearing by an 11-judge panel on an appeal by a group known as CTIA-The Wireless Association.

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  15. Berkeley Police Investigating Death of Woman in Homeless EncampmentRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Police said today they are investigating the death of a woman in her 20s whose body was found this morning at a Berkeley homeless encampment just north of 63rd Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. At 10:14 a.m., officers and firefighters went to the encampment after receiving a report of an unresponsive woman, Berkeley police spokesman Sgt.

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  16. Berkeley Minimum Wage Now $13.75 HourRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Good news finally. The Berkeley minimum wage was just increased to $13.75 per hour.

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  17. Conservatives File Civil Rights Suit against UC Berkeley Over "Free Speech Week"Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Attorneys representing a group of conservative students at the University of California at Berkeley have filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice, claiming that university officials have violated their clients' First Amendment rights. According to the law offices of Melo and Sarsfield, UC Berkeley chancellor Carol Christ indicated by email that her office was launching a hate crime investigation after students associated with the Berkeley Patriot publication distributed posters pertaining to last week's "free speech" events on campus.

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  18. Berkeley RiotsRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Months ago, I was watching a "protest" in Berkeley on TV. It had become volatile, with several fights breaking out, mace being sprayed and many businesses vandalized.

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  19. Dialogue: "Berkeley Braces for Bankruptcy: Red Flag Warning from...Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Editor's Note: This interesting discussion was posted to the public record as part of communications to the Berkeley City Council. We have Dr. Gaston's permission to publish it, and the quoted title is hers.

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  20. Daniel Marlin, 1945-2017Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2017 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Daniel Marlin, age 72, poet, artist, and peace activist, died at his home in Berkeley on August 7, 2017, after a heroic battle with cancer and renal disease over many years. Born in Brooklyn, February 9, 1945 and raised on Rockaway Peninsula in Queens, New York, Dan was the son of George Marlin and Lebe Goldin Marlin.

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