Rep. Barbara Lee holds forum on racial justice Saturday

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, held a community forum on racial justice Saturday at which she — along with Berkeley City Council members, campus activists and the Berkeley NAACP branch president — discussed issues faced by underrepresented minorities nationally and locally.
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BART receives federal grant to fund creation of new safety device

The Federal Transit Administration awarded BART $5 million to implement an innovative safety device designed to protect trackside workers. According to BART spokesperson Jim Allison, the device would be the first of its kind in that it would automatically stop trains nearing an active workspace if the workers there don’t reply to
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