Duct Work by William Newton. Photo taken Aug. 26, 2105
Duct Work by William Newton. Photo taken Aug. 26, 2105

Ambitious new African-American initiative aims to improve climate (UCB News)
A Look Back: Local women’s suffrage pioneer dies in 1940 (CoCo Times)
NAACP seeks city department to address race, equity (CoCo Times)
Caltrans will test the new I-80 smart corridor in Berkeley (ABC)
The little fair that could (Berkeley Reporter)
In Plain Sight: Stories you never knew you never knew (Express)
Alice Waters to receive National Humanities medal from President Obama (Inside Scoop SF)
Cal launches initiative to address African-American under-representation (CoCo Times)
Berkeley Public Library director resigns amid controversy (Library Journal)

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