Livermore Lab retirees may appeal benefits lawsuit decision

UC retirees who worked at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were left to consider an appeal May 26 after the Alameda County Superior Court ruled in favor of the UC Board of Regents after a nine-month petition process revolving around retirement health benefits. The UC Livermore Retiree Group — whose
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Supreme Court upholds in-state tuition for undocumented students

After nearly six years of petitions and appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal on Monday that challenged a state law allowing undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at California universities and colleges. The plaintiffs — 42 former UC, CSU and California Community College students who each
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Assembly passes part of DREAM Act

The California State Assembly voted last Wednesday to pass the second half of the state’s DREAM Act and would provide state grants and financial aid to undocumented students attending college in California. Assembly members approved AB 131 — authored by Assemblymember Gilbert Cedillo, D-Los Angeles — in a 46-25 party-line
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A study indicates students would prefer a cleaner and safer Telegraph Avenue.

Students may want change in Downtown, Telegraph areas

UC Berkeley students might frequent Telegraph Avenue and the Downtown area more often if the areas were safer, cleaner and more inviting and possessed fewer panhandlers and people sitting on the sidewalk, according to a recent survey. Conducted by the Graduate Assembly and other components of the ASUC, the online
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Woman allegedly robbed in North Berkeley

A woman was allegedly attacked and robbed of her purse in North Berkeley last Monday night. At about 10:55 p.m., the 26-year-old woman was walking home from the Downtown Berkeley BART station when she was approached by another woman on Le Conte Avenue between Scenic Avenue and Hearst Avenue, according
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Two men injured in South Berkeley shooting

When Berkeley police responded to reports of a shooting on the 1500 block of Fairview Street in South Berkeley Friday night, they found two men suffering from injuries sustained that night. At about 10 p.m., a group of young men were socializing in front of an apartment building on the
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