Photo showing a cable passing through a cut off stump — possibly the tree grew around the line and it was easiest just to cut the other parts of it off
A cable or phone line passes through a stump on Acton Street. Credit: Zac Farber

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  • A panel of scholars discusses theoretical physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer (Berkeley News)
  • They thought college wasn’t for them. Now these siblings are at UC Berkeley (Berkeley News)
  • Golden Gate Audubon Society picks new name to distance itself from naturalist with racist legacy (SF Chronicle)
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  • Five UC Berkeley-led projects awarded California Climate Action Grants (Berkeley News)

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