A sunny day on Grant Street by William Newton. Photo by William Newton

Hotel Durant acquired by self-described team of countercultural investors (CoCo Times)
Police Review Commission approves recommendations for City Council (Daily Cal)
School board sets policy priorities for coming year (Daily Cal)
Talking with … an attorney who works with the blind (J Weekly)
President honors Alice Waters’ vision of ethical food with award (SF Chronicle)
Berkeley balcony survivor says he feels, lucky, guilty (Mercury News)
A Look Back: Building planned at train site in 1940 (IBA)

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