Peregrine falcons return to Campanile, will be livestreamed 24/7

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In collaboration with several outside organizations, UC Berkeley has implemented two cameras to hopefully catch the raptors’ hatching season this year. Leaders from East Bay Regional Parks, the Institute for Wildlife Studies, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at Berkeley, or MVZ, and the Golden Gate Raptor Observatory, or GGRO, crowdfunded over $14,500, from 172 donors, for the cameras and their installation.
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Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter to stay open until Aug. 31

In addition to maintaining the shelter for the rest of the summer, the council focused on other measures to reduce homelessness, including setting aside $11 million for the Berkeley Way project and passing an urgency ordinance authorizing the sale of bonds financing affordable housing.
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