Kip’s to expand and offer new dinner menu options

Kip’s Restaurant will begin offering a full dinner and brunch menu this week to complement its wide array of drinks and bar-style atmosphere. The 58-year-old establishment will try its hand at American comfort food with the talent of Jon Helquist, a local chef who has worked with Berkeley restaurants Chez
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Protesters postpone decision on future of encampment until Monday

After the campus issued a Saturday deadline for occupiers of UC-owned property in Albany to decide whether to stay or leave, protesters responded they would need until Monday to make their decision. The deadline was issued in a Friday letter authored by Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer and
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ASUC Judicial Council rejects charges against Solicitor General

ASUC Solicitor General Erin Delaney will continue to represent the V.O.I.C.E. initiative after charges filed against her were rejected Friday. The ASUC Judicial Council rejected charges that would have prohibited Delaney from representing campaign manager for the referendum Lynn Yu in any case regarding the legality of the V.O.I.C.E. initiative.
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Administrators ask encampment to decide its fate by Saturday night

UC Berkeley legal counsel requested that the protesters on UC-owned land in Albany decide by Saturday night to either give up their encampment and engage in a dialogue with the campus or potentially face legal consequences, according to an open letter issued Friday by campus officials. The letter — authored
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Report calls for UC to clarify protest policies

In the wake of controversial police force used against student protesters at UC Davis and UC Berkeley last November, the draft of a UC-commissioned report released Friday makes recommendations to minimize police involvement and help campus administrators adapt to each protest. The report — which was commissioned by UC President Mark Yudof
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Former campus administrator involved in scandal fired

UC Berkeley terminated the employment today of the former campus administrator who used her position to increase the salary of an employee with whom she had a sexual relationship. Diane Leite had been assistant vice chancellor for Research Enterprise Services but was demoted Feb. 17 for violating the university’s policy
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