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A walk through the open streets: Berkeley’s 6th annual Sunday Streets festival

The beats of Brazilian street drummers filled the air, providing a rhythm for the hundreds of feet marching along some of Berkeley’s most iconic streets. While not necessarily crowded, the blocked-off areas were populated by laughing children playing cornhole or blowing bubbles, local election campaigners hoping to gain votes and people of all ages painting animal figurines.
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Student housing may come to Telegraph Avenue lot after decadeslong vacancy

The lot’s owner, Ken Sarachan, was granted a permit to build the proposed residential structure in February 2017, and submitted a request to modify the permit on May 4. The modification would allow for about 12 more bedrooms to be added to the existing plans for the structure, according to Berkeley City Councilmember Kriss Worthington.
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A slice of the truth: Does Sliver Pizzeria actually donate to anti-human trafficking nonprofits?

Sliver, until recently, claimed on its website to have given monthly “financial and/or moral” donations to at least three anti-human trafficking organizations. Two of these nonprofits, however, have not received donations in at least four years, and one of these nonprofits — Not For Sale, an international San Francisco-based nonprofit — has no record of any donations by Sliver.
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