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Worthington runs for mayor, urging ‘progressive’ policies

Kriss Worthington, wearing a Gryffindor tie, stood on the steps of the municipal building to announce his mayoral race. Photo: Lance Knobel City councilmember Kriss Worthington today announced his entry into Berkeley’s mayoral contest. Worthington has been a councilmember since 1996, representing District 7 in south Berkeley. “Someone has to stand up and say to […]

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After Oakland eviction, Occupy focus shifts to UC Berkeley

Peaceful demonstrations at Occupy Cal on November 9th. Photo: Tracey Taylor With the dismantling by police of the Occupy Oakland camp early this morning, the Occupy focus has shifted to UC Berkeley where students are preparing to hold a general strike on Tuesday. Reports suggest that Occupy Oakland protesters may march to Berkeley to join Occupy Cal demonstrations tomorrow too. […]