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The Berkeley Wire: 1.18.10

Wait for the Gov: Caldecott Tunnel fourth bore groundbreaking delayed for Schwarzenegger [CC Times] Party town: Berkeley neighbors to take 35 UC frat houses to court [Oakland Tribune] Swoosh: former Cal student named to US Olympic bobsled team [Wire] Berkeley Rep premieres South African playwright Athol Fugard’s “Coming Home” [Rep] [Photo of Caldecott Tunnel: OpenThreads/Flickr Creative […]

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Michael Pollan breezes through The Daily Show

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10cMichael Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Health Care Crisis Daily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth Care CrisisDaily Show Full EpisodesPolitical HumorHealth Care Crisis Didn’t our Michael do well on The Daily Show, promoting his “snack-size book” Food Rules? Clearly very at ease on television, he […]

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Protesters attack home of UC Chancellor as he sleeps

A broken light in front of chancellor’s home (Courtesy Noah Berger, AP) A broken light in front of chancellor’s home (Courtesy Noah Berger, AP) State and university officials are condemning a Friday night attack on the home of the UC Berkeley Chancellor. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called the 11:15 pm incident, in which eight people were arrested, […]

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More campus arrests

The four-day, relatively quiet student occupation of Wheeler Hall ended early this morning when police arrested 65 protesters. University spokesman Dan Mogulof said the arrests were triggered when the occupiers announced plans to hold an all-night concert tonight. “Once the group refused to reconsider plans to hold an unauthorized all-night concert in an academic building, […]