Residents living in vehicles at Berkeley Marina face forceful eviction

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The Berkeley Marina vehicular community, which consists of about 20 vehicles and 45 people, gathered at 5 a.m. and demanded that the city either let them remain at the marina or provide another space for their vehicles. Community resident Amber Whitson said the protest was “lighthearted” until the Berkeley Police Department arrived at 8 a.m., when officers warned residents that if they didn’t follow the city’s directive their vehicles would be towed and cited.
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Berkeley Kite Festival soars through Berkeley Marina

This weekend, hundreds of kites flew above the San Francisco Bay at the annual Berkeley Kite Festival. The two-day event, which took place at César Chávez Park in the Berkeley Marina, featured free kite-making, Japanese taiko drum performances and booths where participants could buy crafts and snacks.
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