The taste of home: A personal essay

Daol Tofu stands on the corner of 43rd Street and Telegraph Avenue, a small 30-seat restaurant next to Urbano Latino, a shuttered Latin-fusion restaurant, and across the street from Dandelion Post, a women’s clothing store that also probably doubles as an apothecary or perhaps sells Native American-inspired necklaces. Daol, which
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An RV park with people walking their dogs or going to school or work

Berkeley City Council failed homeless residents by banning RVs

CITY AFFAIRS: If City Council truly cares about its homeless community members, it should stop banning the few options these residents have

When Berkeley City Council voted to ban RVs last week, the message was clear: Homeless and home-insecure community members don’t have a place in Berkeley. For a city that has repeatedly claimed to support the rights of homeless individuals, this regulation contradicts these ideals entirely — it’s toxic to community members who should be valued regardless of their living situation.
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Two bowls of ramen on a wood table

Around town with Allison: Send noods! Marufuku Ramen

With temperatures hitting the low 50s, nothing’s more comforting than a hearty bowl of ramen. Luckily for you, Marufuku is not only insanely delicious, but it’s also super affordable. Grab your friends, add yourself to the Yelp waitlist and slurp some noods. (Specifically from Marufuku Ramen, of course.)
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