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February 7, 2017
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FBI investigating identities of black-clad UC Berkeley rioters
Debate is raging over whether those who caused chaos at the Milo Yiannopoulos protests were from the left or the right.
Man charged after sexual assault outside Telegraph Avenue bar
A 23-year-old man has been charged with three felonies after police say he sexually assaulted a woman right outside a Telegraph Avenue bar.
Letter to our readers from Berkeleyside co-founder Tracey Taylor
In the age of ‘alternative facts,’ help Berkeleyside continue to break news, question authority, hold our city’s officials accountable, and deep-dive into issues that affect us all.
Op-ed: Yiannopoulos at Cal — Only once the campus was vandalized could they hear our disdain
At UC Berkeley there is clearly a double standard for what is protected as free speech.
Shop Talk: Neyborly; Shane’s Place for Paws; Rims & Goggles
New openings to report this week include businesses for local artists, small-breed dogs and eyeware.
‘Taco bowls for dreamers’ and more: Local eateries raise funds for people, causes under threat
Where to eat, drink and support organizations like ACLU, DACA and immigrant groups.
DBA: Candidates weigh in on the future of downtown Berkeley
Both District 4 Berkeley council hopefuls answer eight questions, posed by the Downtown Berkeley Association, about the future of the downtown.
District 4 candidate: Ben Gould
Ben Gould is running for a spot on the Berkeley City Council. Learn more about him here.
District 4 candidate: Kate Harrison
Kate Harrison is running for a spot on the Berkeley City Council. Learn more about her here.
Holocaust survivor and granddaughter of Nazis share Berkeley home
Ben Stern, 95, survived two ghettos, nine concentration camps and two death marches. Lea Heitfeld is a German graduate student at Cal.