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Posted inCity, Nature, Schools

Cal, city of Berkeley take steps to curb water use

In response to the severe drought conditions that plague most of the state, Cal and the city of Berkeley have ramped up efforts to curb water use. Runoff from several university lawns has been of particular concern to some local residents. Water from nearby sprinkler systems sometimes flows onto pathways and sidewalks around campus, but the runoff is unintentional […]

Posted inEvents

The It List: Six things to do in Berkeley this weekend

REMEMBERING HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI  Aug. 6 and 9 mark the 69th anniversaries of the nuclear bombings of the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki by U.S. armed forces, effectively ending World War II. This Friday, to commemorate these anniversaries, the Newman Nonviolent Peacemakers will be hosting a movie screening of Oliver Stone’s “The Bomb” — part of his […]

Posted inCommunity, Crime & Safety, Events, Schools

With big soccer game approaching, UC Berkeley addresses impacts from Memorial Stadium

Representatives from the city of Berkeley and Cal invited residents near Memorial Stadium to discuss the impact of upcoming events — including the July 26 International Champions Cup soccer game — on the neigborhood. Fire safety, public intoxication, illegal parking and what to do in case of a significant disaster were among concerns raised by attendees. Christine […]