New growth/Lake Anza by Kathy, taken March 4, 2016

At local news website Berkeleyside, membership matters (Knight Digital Media)
Town hall meeting gives voice to the homeless (Express)
In California, Berkeley vs. Big Soda (Philly.com)
GLAS Animation Festival makes strong debut (SF Chronicle)
Former UC Berkeley student dies after fall from building (Daily Cal)
From Cal athlete to Ford model to R & B crooner (California)
Cal has several candidates in running to replace Jared Goff (Mercury News)
Review: Renee Fleming dazzles in Berkeley recital (Mercury News)
UC Berkeley’s first mental health conference addresses stigma (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Progressive Alliance presents affordable housing platform (Daily Cal)
Moving story behind photo of Joe Biden and former Cal student (Washington Post)
Advertisers’ group files friend of the court brief to stop cell phone law (CoCo Times)

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