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UC Berkeley lags competitors in recovering costs of research

As UC Berkeley awaits a verdict on whether the federal government will pay a greater portion of its indirect costs of research this year, the campus finds itself at a disadvantage compared to private research universities. With state funds in decline, the campus has increased its focus on recovering the
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UC Berkeley grad nominated to federal court judgeship

President Barack Obama has nominated Los Angeles lawyer and UC Berkeley alumnus Paul Watford to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Watford, an Orange County native,  served as a clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski, who is now chief judge of the Ninth Circuit, as well as U.S. Supreme Court Justice
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UC Berkeley’s recreational sports facility could expand

Tentative plans for the expansion of the UC Berkeley Recreational Sports Facility — which would create a new recreational “wellness” center for physical and mental health on campus — could be put to a student vote as early as a referendum spring semester. The facility, which offers services to more
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The Andronico's Market located on University Avenue is set to close this month.

Andronico’s on University Avenue slated to close this month

With the store set to close Oct. 29, employees of Andronico’s Community Markets on University Avenue in Berkeley might be facing drastic layoffs. Andronico’s declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy — which allows time for the company to restructure itself — in August and last week was purchased by Renwood Opportunities Fund,
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Complaint prompts review of Berkeley City Council’s open governance

In response to a complaint that the Berkeley City Council violated the city’s Open Government Ordinance, a city commission is recommending that the council clarify when it is able to discuss items that are not included in the agenda packet. Berkeley’s Open Government Ordinance mandates that reports are received two
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The Honda sales lot, located on Shattuck Avenue, is slated to become a five-story building with commercial space.

Court punishes city of Berkeley for failing to hold public hearing

In response to a court order issued this summer, Berkeley City Council is set to rescind a decision it made over a year ago next week that affirmed the city Zoning Adjustments Board’s approval of the construction of two mixed-use and one residential building on Southside. The Alameda County Superior
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