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  1. Verismo Opera Presents Verdi's Otello in Berkeley on Saturday NightRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This coming Saturday night the Verismo Opera company brings its performance of Verdi's Otello to the intimate performance space of the Hillside Club in Berkeley, with Fred Winthrop as Otello, Eliza O'Malley as Desdemona and Michael Moran conducting. Otello is the story of a man who has defied convention by rising to the rank of general in the Venetian army despite his African ancestry and is now governor of Cypress.

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  2. Hillary versus Bernie: The View From BerkeleyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    It's Super Bowl week on the Left Coast but the number one topic of conversation is not the Broncos or the Panthers, it's Hillary versus Bernie. That's a big change from three months ago, when we talked about the Warriors and the awfulness of Donald Trump.

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  3. Promoting the Best, Planning for the GoodRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    First, let's get this out of the way: I voted for Eldridge Cleaver for President, in, what was it, 1968? That was when I was living in Ann Arbor, and had been hard at work for at least 4 years trying to end the war in Vietnam. I was one of the many who worked to dump Lyndon Johnson for being a despicable war-monger, and we were gleeful when he announced that he wouldn't run again.

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  4. Sustaining Berkeley's Character: A Letter to the Berkeley City CouncilRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    We cannot allow landlords and developers to change the character of Berkeley by raising rents and building market-rate only housing. Many, probably most, kids who grow up in Berkeley cannot, as adults, afford to live in their hometown.

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  5. Bicylist Seriously Injured in Berkeley CollisionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    BPD continues to investigate the injury collision that occurred at Fulton and Bancroft on February 2 at 4:57 p.m. The bicyclist, a 42 year old female, of Berkeley, is in critical condition receiving treatment at a local hospital. The driver, Berwick Haynes, a 47 year old male, from Sunnyvale, has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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  6. Don't Blame The Minimum WageRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In a recent article in the online newsletter, Berkeleyside, the caption reads "Mokka to Close. Minimum Wage a Major Factor".

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  7. Verismo Opera Presents Verdi's Otello in Berkeley on Saturday NightRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This coming Saturday night the Verismo Opera company brings its performance of Verdi's Otello to the intimate performance space of the Hillside Club in Berkeley, with Fred Winthrop as Otello, Eliza O'Malley as Desdemona and Michael Moran conducting. Otello is the story of a man who has defied convention by rising to the rank of general in the Venetian army despite his African ancestry and is now governor of Cypress.

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  8. Sophie Hahn Announces Run for Berkeley City Council District 5Read the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Today, dedicated community leader and Zoning Adjustments Board member Sophie Hahn announced that she will run for Berkeley's 5th District City Council seat. A passionate community advocate, Sophie has spent her career working to advance Berkeley's values of equity, opportunity, education and the environment, and to make Berkeley a better place for all.

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  9. Time to Save the Coast--AgainRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The recent death of Berkeley's beloved Sylvia McLaughlin, one of the three women who are honored for saving our equally beloved San Francisco Bay from being filled in by Berkeley speculators and their cronies, prompted me to think about what it might mean to aspire to a life well-spent. Sylvia lived more than two decades past my current age, well after she saved the Bay, and she made good use of her extra time in a variety of ways.

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  10. The New Official City of Berkeley AnthemRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Yep, there's no more fitting anthem for the City of Berkeley, California, than this little video offering from Berkeley music blogger 6VIDEO9 . For six years we toiled as the land use reporter for the late print edition of the Berkeley Daily Planet til shortly before the paper folded, laying off its paid journalists but still active as a website .

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  11. Shhh, It's An Official EmergencyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The Berkeley City Council officially affirmed that Berkeley has a shelter crisis in the quietest way possible at its Tuesday, January 19, 2016 council meeting. Councilmember Laurie Capitelli requested that "Declare a Homeless Shelter Crisis in Berkeley", an action calendar item, be added to the consent calendar instead, the place where non-controversial items can be grouped together for quick passage without the need for changes or discussion.

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  12. Achieving Better Results in Working with Adults and Older Adults with a Mental Health ConcernRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On Jan. 22nd, more than 100 people gathered in Berkeley for an all-day event to learn about innovative ways to provide care for adults and older adults with a mental health concern. The conference, presented by Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services, featured speakers and workshops with a focus upon improving mental health outcomes for Alameda County residents - isolated adults and isolated older adults .

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  13. The Method in Mad MenRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    When my brother and I were pre-teens, our parents took us to visit Uncle Larry in the Time-Life Building on Sixth Avenue in New York City. At that time, the mid-50's, Lawrence W. Mester was managing editor of several Luce magazines including House and Home and Architectural Forum .

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  14. An A for BAMPFARead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The new Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive is not a neutral building. Two friends, one an architecture historian, the other the son of an architect, have already challenged me to defend it, and it hasn't yet opened.

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  15. How Are We Doing?Read the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Dear Downtown Berkeley Stakeholder: How are we doing? PLEASE TAKE SURVEY HERE The Downtown Berkeley Property-Based Business Improvement District commenced operations four years ago in January 2012, with cleaning, landscaping, hospitality, marketing and other services. We are committed to doing an annual survey measuring our performance in meeting the goals of the PBID.

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  16. Homeless Youth: A Bright and Shining LightRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Kriss Worthington announced recently in an e-mail to the community that ,"Item 35 to adopt a resolution declaring a homeless crisis was unanimously approved by the City Council." "This simple common sense measure was only delayed twice from 5 and Jan 12 before last night's successful adoption."

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  17. The Trickle-Down Theory of Global WarmingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Some of us might remember Reaganomics, and the idea that lower taxes for the rich would somehow put more money in the pockets of the non-rich. Now a similarly absurd approach is being used to "fight" global warming.

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  18. Sylvia McLaughlin, Who Saved the Bay with a Little Help from Her Friends, Dies in Her Hundredth YearRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Former Berkeley Mayor Shirley Dean, City Councilmember Betty Olds and environmentalist Sylvia McLaughlin drew a flood of media attention when they became Berkeley's oldest tree-sitters on Jan. 22, 2007. The trio brought 245 years of savvy to a high-profile protest to save the grove of trees UC Berkeley hoped to ax to make way from a $125 million gym complex along Memorial Stadium's western wall.

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  19. Citizens for East Shore Parks Honors the Life of Sylvia McLaughlin, ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Citizens for East Shore Parks Honors the Life of Sylvia McLaughlin, Grande Dame of Environmentalism, who Advocated for Parks, Open Space and the SF Bay Sylvia McLaughlin died at her Berkeley home on Tuesday, Jan. 19. She was the co-founder of Citizens for East Shore Parks and served on its board of directors since 1985. "We are deeply saddened by Sylvia's passing and send our well wishes to her family," says Robert Cheasty, president of the board of Citizens for East Shore Parks.

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  20. Citizens for East Shore Parks Honors the Life of Sylvia McLaughlin, ...Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Citizens for East Shore Parks Honors the Life of Sylvia McLaughlin, Grand Dame of Environmentalism, who Advocated for Parks, Open Space and the SF Bay Sylvia McLaughlin died at her Berkeley home on Tuesday, Jan. 19. She was the co-founder of Citizens for East Shore Parks and served on its board of directors since 1985. "We are deeply saddened by Sylvia's passing and send our well wishes to her family," says Robert Cheasty, president of the board of Citizens for East Shore Parks.

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