Happy Holidays. Photo by Jar

KPFA facing ruin as real estate firm may seize its assets (Express)
Berkeley scientists are building a quantum computer (California)
Rafael Jesus Gonzalez, Berkeley’s first poet laureate, to read in Alameda (East Bay Times)
Chem Tales: Berkeley Patients Group is ready for Jan. 1 (SF Weekly)
Sliver Pizzeria to leave downtown Berkeley (Daily Cal)
17 women accuse the chef, Charlie Hallowell, of sexual harassment (SF Chronicle)
What’s up with retail? Empty stores abound (Express)

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