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February 21, 2017
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Student arrested after stabbing at private school
Police detained a student from a West Berkeley private school linked to the stabbing of a school staffer on Tuesday afternoon, authorities report.
Shop Talk: Fern’s Garden; Cotton CORE Spaces; Levels Barber; Radbird
Several new businesses have opened, or are about to open, locally, including an artisanal craft shop, a co-working space, a barber and a consignment store.
From food stand to Abu Dhabi and Dubai food festivals: The journey of Endless Summer Sweets
People in the Middle East will get a taste of carnival food when Endless Summer Sweets presents its funnel cakes at two festivals.
Op-ed: Kayla Moore, 4 years and counting…
The sister of a transgender woman who died in custody says police use excessive force against mentally ill people who could be subdued with less extreme measures.
Big Screen Berkeley: Afterimage: Sergei Loznitsa; ‘You’re Killing Me Susana’
This week BAMPFA is offering us a very rare opportunity to appreciate the work of Belorussian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa, whose work always performs well at festivals.
Op-ed: 3 reasons why Berkeley needs a fur ban in 2017
The Berkeley City Council is set to consider a ban on the sale of fur within city limits. Passing the fur ban will solidify Berkeley’s place at the frontier of social justice.
How Quirky is Berkeley? Jon Balderston’s art and collections
Jon Balderston is Quirky Berkeley personified. He is self-effacing and funny. He is unceasingly creative. He is a Son of Berkeley to make us proud of who we are and of our values.