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Posted inCity

Berkeley Tuolumne Camp plans show several changes; public process has launched

The city of Berkeley has announced a series of public workshops over the next few months for those interested in helping bring back Berkeley Tuolumne Camp, which was destroyed by the Rim Fire in 2013. According to the city, much of the camp is set to be rebuilt “essentially in place,” though several significant changes will be necessary: […]

Posted inCommunity

Support for Tuolumne Camp stretches across the nation

A Berkeley Tuolumne Camp supporter in North Carolina whose uncle ran the camp for decades helped organize a creative fund-raising event involving volunteer women’s wrestlers on New Year’s Eve. Berkeleyside recently came across the lively photo series documenting the event, via Grant Baldwin Photography, and was able to connect this week with one of the people behind […]

Posted inFire

Rim Fire forces evacuation of Cal Alumni Lair camp

The Cal Alumni Association’s Lair of the Golden Bear camp evacuated campers and staff on Thursday due to very poor air quality caused by the Rim Fire which is raging in the Yosemite area. “Right now, we have ash falling from the sky,” Lair director Mike Yaley said from the camp, quoted on the Cal Alumni Association website. Tuolumne County has issued […]