‘SmartBoot’ program to kick off in two weeks in Berkeley

In an effort to save money and streamline its parking fee collection process, the city of Berkeley is set to implement a new vehicle immobilization “booting” program for cars that would otherwise be towed. The program, which will be implemented in two weeks, will remove the hassle of towing by
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Architecture students propose range of ideas for vacant Telegraph lot

This summer, UC Berkeley architecture students drew up designs ranging from an “Urban Ecology Center” to an Institute for Anarchic Studies to develop the vacant lot on the corner of Haste Street and Telegraph Avenue. Darell Fields, a lecturer in the campus Department of Architecture who provided guidance for the
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Community members plan Occupy Berkeley protest at Bank of America

UC Berkeley students and community members are planning a protest related to the Occupy Wall Street movement to take place Oct. 15 outside the Bank of America on Shattuck Avenue and Center Street. Occupy Berkeley, is “connected in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street,” and organized by a largely anonymous group
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Southside Plan will increase affordable housing around campus

Following longstanding efforts to increase affordable housing throughout the city of Berkeley, the Berkeley City Council’s passage of the Southside Plan last week will further promote the development of affordable units over the next few years as the city seeks to increase the availability of low-cost housing for UC Berkeley
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Community members react to approval of Southside Plan

In the midst of a vast amount of support for increased affordable student housing directly south of the UC Berkeley campus, the Berkeley City Council’s passage of the Southside Plan last week has left some community members unsure about how it will improve the business climate in the area. The
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