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Nagler: ‘To the Berkeleyans who have stood by me in this dark and difficult time in my life’

“To the Berkeleyans who have stood by me in this dark and difficult time in my life…” Photo: Richard Nagler “To the Berkeleyans who have stood by me in this dark and difficult time in my life…” Photo: Richard Nagler In the past few weeks, many Berkeleyside readers have enjoyed a front-row seat as one […]

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Wall Street Journal joins the fun after a thoughtful note to a Berkeley thief goes viral

A surveillance camera outside Berkeley business Skylight & Sun caught two people, working on behalf of the Wall Street Journal, posting two notes on a gate on Blake Street. Image: courtesy Richard Nagler The Wall Street Journal couldn’t resist joining in the fun after it read about a note written by local businessman and photographer […]

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‘To the man who has been taking my Wall Street Journal’

Photo: Marty Schiffenbauer Late last year Berkeleyside published a story on “Berkeley signs” — the notes, sometimes handwritten, which Berkeley residents are apt to post asking fellow residents, often most politely, to do something — or, more likely, to stop doing something. As the writer of the story pointed out, here in Berkeley, when we scold […]

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Richard Nagler: Waiting for the decisive moment

“Special”, Oakland, November 1980. “Special”, Oakland, November 1980. Richard Nagler was a painter until he decided to be a photographer. “Paintings are about the painter,” he told a rapt audience at UC Berkeley’s Center for Photography at the Graduate School of Journalism on the evening of November 30th. “Photography is about ‘the other’, about what […]