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Sophie Hahn announces run for Berkeley City Council

If elected to the Berkeley City Council this fall, Sophie Hahn would like to be a voice for the community in city council in order to provide positive change to address the city’s basic needs. Hahn, a current member of the city’s Zoning Adjustments Board, announced on April 28 that she will be
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Berkeley High counselor suspended following alleged sexual misconduct

A Berkeley High School counselor was suspended by the state for seven days following allegations of sexual misconduct with a former student, as announced in a notice to the student on May 4. The California Commission on Teaching Credentialing issued the suspension notice to Berkeley High counselor Anthony Smith following
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Kip’s to expand and offer new dinner menu options

Kip’s Restaurant will begin offering a full dinner and brunch menu this week to complement its wide array of drinks and bar-style atmosphere. The 58-year-old establishment will try its hand at American comfort food with the talent of Jon Helquist, a local chef who has worked with Berkeley restaurants Chez
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Center for Independent Living to open new store on Telegraph

The Center for Independent Living will celebrate the grand opening of its new redistribution store Friday. The center, a 40-year-old organization run for the betterment of disabled individuals locally and nationally, will open a store that will repair wheelchairs and redistribute donated scooters and other technology devices to assist the
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Council holds hearing for third phase of West Berkeley Project

The Berkeley City Council held a public hearing at its meeting Tuesday night to discuss the third phase of the West Berkeley Project, an existing long-term plan that encourages new business growth by easing the city’s permit application process. At the hearing, mixed feelings were voiced by both city residents
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Registered nurses picket outside the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center on Telegraph Avenue to strike against proposed cutbacks.

Nurses strike outside of Alta Bates

Nurses protest cuts to healthcare and pay

Registered nurses picketed outside Alta Bates Summit Medical Center on Telegraph Avenue Tuesday morning to strike against the proposed cutbacks from Sutter Health Corporation. The nurses gathered starting at 7 a.m. for the third one-day strike held since the conflict with the corporation began, according to Eric Cook, a nurse
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In order to save money, Ned’s Berkeley Bookstore will be giving up its lease on the three floors adjacent to the main store building.

Ned’s Bookstore downsizing and remodeling

Ned’s Berkeley Bookstore will be downsizing and remodeling its Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue location to save money, just as the spring semester is about to end. The bookstore is giving up its lease on the three floors adjacent to the store and will move books and materials originally stored
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