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  1. Berkeley Big Game Rescheduled Due to Unhealthy AirRead the original story

    Yesterday | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The Bay Area's poor air quality due to smoke from the Butte County wildfire has prompted Cal to reschedule today's Big Game. The Cal-Stanford game will instead be played on Dec. 1, due to concerns for the health and well being of players and fans, said Jim Knowlton, director of athletics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  2. With Air quality Remaining "Very Unhealthy," Outdoor City Services ImpactedRead the original story

    Friday | Berkeley Daily Planet

    With air quality remaining at very unhealthy levels in Berkeley, the City is following federal guidelines and the recommendations of the City's health officer by curtailing various services requiring outdoor work by non-emergency staff. This work is being scheduled and prioritized for when air quality is better, typically in the mornings.

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  3. Berkeley Public Meetings and Civic Events for November 18-24, 2018Read the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley's Holiday Food Drive continues for all of November. Open daily from 8:30 am-6 pm.

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  4. The Petition On People's Park: Scrap ItRead the original story

    Monday Nov 12 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On the recently signed op-ed published in the Planet, the signers urged UC Berkeley not to build housing in People's Park. The reason given is that the park embodies the ideals of free speech and the constitutional right to assemble.

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  5. The New Bi-PartisanshipRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The following Letter to the Editor was sent to USA Today and the Times -- as a memo/tweet, poetic postscript to the election: To: Donald Trump From: Nancy Pelosi THE NEW BI-PARTISANSHIP The election is over and the vote is now known. The will of the people has clearly been shown.

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  6. The Times, They Were A-Changing. Paula Friedman Tells a Sixties Tale in The Change ChroniclesRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Paula Friedman's new book, The Change Chronicles: A Novel of the Sixties Antiwar Movement , is firmly planted in the soil of Berkeley and rooted in the anti-war struggles of the era. This is a special book that will invite older readers to relive the heady days on the frontlines of anti-war peace activism in the Bay Area.

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  7. People's Park is Worth Fighting ForRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This op-ed was written by Ed Monroe, David D. Collins, Lisa Teague, Michael Martin, Michael Delacour, Russell Bates, Michael Diehl, Aidan Hill, Adam Ziegler, Joseph Leisner, Mark MacDonald, Neil Marcus and Erick Morales, the People's Park Committee In a letter to UC Berkeley alumni published in the summer 2018 issue of California Magazine, UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ announced her intention to build student housing on People's Park. We, the undersigned members of the People's Park community, object to these plans.

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  8. Election UpdateRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 8 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Alameda County ROV has now counted an additional 32,470 ballots countywide, bringing turnout up to 32.7%. Many more ballots remain to be counted.

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  9. Firing Protest Tomorrow at 5Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A coalition of organizations including Indivisible and Move On plan to protest Donald Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, which they view as the first move in an attempt to shut down the Mueller investigation. They're asking people to gather at local sites all over the country.

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  10. The Votes are InRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Early results of yesterday's election are still holding today. My guess is that there are about 20,000 ballots still to be counted from Berkeley.

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  11. Betty Reid Soskin is Glamour Woman of the YearRead the original story

    Monday Nov 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Betty Reid Soskin, at 97 the oldest career National Park Service Ranger, has received yet another honor, being named one of Glamour magazine's 2018 Women of the Year on Friday. Soskin,formerly a Berkeley resident and proprietor of Reid's Records on Sacramento, is a Ranger at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, where she shares her personal experiences regarding race and social change during the World War II years and beyond.

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  12. Berkeley Police Association Mailers Contain False ClaimsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    I was quite distressed to learn of the $15,247.00 expenditure by the Berkeley Police Association for campaign mailers from Ben Gould's campaign. These mailers contain false and misleading information - in regards to police training.

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  13. Vote No on Measure FFRead the original story

    Monday Nov 5 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Measure FF will permit the Park District to remove trees and vegetation from 540 acres in East Bay Regional Parks and spray thousands of acres with herbicides and pesticides endangering the water supplies. Park staff have noted off the record that if the measure goes through the parks will not be recognizable.

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  14. A Final Word From KateRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 4 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    At the national and, sadly, at the local level, after Tuesday's election we will have a lot of work to do to restore civility, encourage reasoned debate, and recognize the diversity that makes Berkeley and America great. Sadly, the rancor, carelessness with facts, and attack ads that are jeopardizing our national democracy in this age of Trump, have filtered down to what should be a neighborly discussion of Berkeley's future.

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  15. Berkeley Voters Will Consider Affordable Housing, Homeless MeasuresRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley voters will consider two related measures on the Nov. 6 ballot that seek to raise funds to address affordable housing and homelessness. Measure O, which needs two-thirds approval to pass, is a $135 million bond measure that aims to create more affordable housing in Berkeley.

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  16. Berkeley Progressive Student Association Files Numerous Campaign...Read the original story

    Saturday Nov 3 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Complaint documents numerous clear Berkeley Election Reform Act violations by Rashi Kesarwani, Ben Gould, Greg Magofna, Lori Droste, the Berkeley Democratic Club, and the Berkeley Police Association On Saturday, UC Berkeley students filed with the Berkeley Fair Campaign Practices Commission documenting campaign violations by anti-progressive candidates Rashi Kesarwani, Ben Gould, Greg Magofna, and Lori Droste and the Berkeley Democratic Club and Berkeley Police Association for clear violations of the Berkeley Election Reform Act .

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  17. Amazin' Disgrace: Racial Profiling and Clear CuttingRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 3 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Got democracy? On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, we went shopping for some at City Council. They didn't have any in stock.

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  18. Transit-Oriented Development Can't Reduce Berkeley's Carbon Footprint - But Door-to-Door Transit CanRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Building housing near transit has one glaring flaw. It can't reduce Berkeley's carbon footprint because it doesn't do anything about the people who already live here.

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  19. Daily Cal Endorsements Are Clear and CorrectRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    It is great to see DailyCal endorsements with clear explanations supporting their choices. DailyCal on Kate Harrison District 4 DailyCal on Igor Tregub District 1 DailyCal on Rigel Robinson District 7 DailyCal on Mary Kay Lacey District 8 In all Districts the top endorsement is absolutely clear.

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  20. Mayor Scolds Uppity Police CriticRead the original story

    Friday Nov 2 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    As many readers may know, "Public Comment" is those portions of City Council meetings when Council members are able to take a few minutes to catch up on emails and texts, chat among themselves, visit the restroom, and enjoy the fine snacks laid out in the private antechamber. Of course, some of the more hardy council members use this opportunity to pretend to listen to the regular citizens who line up to speak.

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