First, to do no harm: The cruelty of the Second Street and Marina Boulevard evictions

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Beverly Pan/Staff

On Memorial Day on Marina Boulevard, the sun rose over a field of dry grass and fell on a row of RVs and campers in which people had been living for up to a year. Now they were scurrying about in a panic, some angry, some despairing, some resigned, because Berkeley police had arrived in two squad cars and announced that everyone had to leave or they would be ticketed and their vehicles towed. I heard people say: “Where can we go?”
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SF day trip: Guide to Golden Gate

By now, most of us have experienced the “touristy” parts of San Fransisco, from the Embarcadero and Fisherman’s Wharf to Union Square. With summer upon us, there’s no better time than now to venture out a bit further into the city. For your next San Francisco day trip, grab some friends and head over to the Northwest side of the city, just hugging the Golden Gate Bridge. Don’t know what to do there? Here are some ideas for fun activities in Golden Gate Park, the Presidio and the Marina. If you’re wondering — yes, they can all be done in one day. Just remember to grab some breakfast before you head out.
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Quantum of solace, episode 4: Berkeley Marina

While it may not appear at first glance to be the optimal site for our solace-seeking selves to kick back and escape our Berkeley lives, the Berkeley Marina actually has a lot more to offer than a polluted harbor and a smog-filtered view of the Golden Gate Bridge. Especially now,
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