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How we can raise the minimum wage in Berkeley (Nicky Gonzales Yuen)
Michael Chabon journeys back to “Telegraph Avenue” (NPR)
Amid protests, Berkeley Democratic Club endorses Bates (Daily Cal)
Sampling “Vexations” marathon at Berkeley Arts Festival (Examiner)
Cal gets another impact commitment in Jordan Matthews (CBS Sports)
Life, humanity intersect in Chabon’s “Telegraph Avenue” (USA Today)
ACLU alleges City Council violated Brown Act (Daily Cal)
Deborah Berke awarded new $100K Cal architecture prize (UCB)
Chabon back in style with “Telegraph Avenue” (HuffPo)
Cal data means you can listen to air quality in Caldecott Tunnel (Bay Citizen)
Cal professors develop new computer science course (Daily Cal)
Rep’s Tony Taccone receives 2012 Margo Jones award (Stark Insider)
Obama makes cameo in Michael Chabon’s jazzy novel (Business Week)
Berkeley ballot measure could send student to City Council (Tribune)
Alta Bates lays off 180 workers (SF Business Times)

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