Sunset by Jef Poskanzer. Photo taken July 19, 2015
Sunset by Jef Poskanzer. Photo taken July 19, 2015

Russian investor donates $100m to look for extraterrestrial life (UCB News)
IMF picks UC Berkeley professor for chief economist (CoCo Times)
Whoopi Goldberg’s Victorian sells for $2.02 million (Curbed)
Berkeley calligrapher created cover font for “Watchman” (SF Chronicle)
Review: Mime Troupe’s “Freedomland” (Daily Planet)
Big smelly plant might bloom soon at UC Botanical Garden (Daily Planet)
International House enters 85th year of providing community (Daily Cal)
Colorful kite festival will fill skies for 30th year (CoCo Times)
West Berkeley Library wins award for zero net energy design (HZD)
A friendly map on international food in Berkeley (Daily Cal)
A nod to the NYT: 36 hours in Berkeley (Daily Cal)
San Pablo Park hosts Eid al Fitr celebration (IBA)

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