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Posted inNature

Look who’s on Hillcrest

Barn owls roosting in a palm tree in a front yard on Hillcrest. Photo: Lee Aurich Berkeleysider Lee Aurich sent in some vivid photos of a family of barn owls roosting in a palm tree on Hillcrest Road in the Claremont Uplands neighborhood. (We thought “Hoo’s on Hillcrest?” would be a great headline, but birders […]

Posted inCity, Nature

On the agenda: Berkeley City matters

Decisions, decisions. Highlights from the agenda for tonight’s City Council meeting: Whether to restrict official travel to Arizona and cancel contracts with businesses there in reaction to that state’s recently passed law allowing police to question and detain people they think are in the U.S. illegally. Oakland, Richmond and San Francisco have already have passed measures aimed […]