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Berkeley Giants fan makes front page of the Chron

Berkeleyan Rose Trachtenberg (second from left). Photo: Mike Kepka/The Chronicle Berkeley resident and Willard Middle School student Rose Trachtenberg wasn’t holding back yesterday as she watched the Giants’ celebratory parade in San Francisco. And today, her father Robert Trachtenberg says, she was almost as excited to see her photograph on the front page of the […]

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The Most Dangerous Man: Special Berkeley screening

It’s a Berkeley event, involving an independent Berkeley movie theater, screening a documentary made by a Berkeley resident, to benefit a Berkeley school. Berkeleyside couldn’t live with itself if it didn’t cover this one. On Thursday May 6th, at 7:15 pm, Elmwood Rialto will present a screening of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel […]

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Willard students win national video prize

Willard Middle School students Eric Kahler and Guthrie Kornbluth submitted the above video, “Public Option, Insuring a Healthier Nation”, in a nationwide C-Span video competition, winning third place for middle school entries.  More than 1,000 entries were received in the contest, StudentCam 2010. The contest called for students to submit a five- to eight-minute documentary […]