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Revolution Books: Berkeley’s radical bookstore relocating

Storied progressive Berkeley bookstore Revolution Books hopes to relocate this summer and has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to cover the moving costs. The 27-year-old bookstore has been described as a “Berkeley institution” by celebrated local poet Robert Hass. With its all-volunteer staff, and calendar of panel discussions and  programs in venues across Berkeley, the radical store sets itself apart from other independent bookstores in the […]

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Telegraph Channing Mall merchants ask city for relief

Telegraph Channing Mall merchants asked the city for financial help on Tuesday night. Photo: Emilie Raguso More than a dozen merchants from the city-owned Telegraph Channing Mall came before the Berkeley City Council on Tuesday night to ask for management improvements and financial help following a surprise property tax bill that was delivered to them […]