Caleb Dardick Portrait

Director of community relations to leave post

After being a part of the Berkeley community for 16 years working for the city and the campus, Caleb Dardick, UC Berkeley director of local government and community relations, is returning to his river roots to take up a new position at home in Nevada County. Dardick — who has
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UC Office of the President releases payroll report

The UC Office of the President released the University of California’s annual payroll report for 2010 Wednesday, revealing a recent trend of declining state funding for employee compensation. The report, which outlines both the sources funding payroll and the groups receiving compensation, pinpoints the two major sources for funding of
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Division plans to create affordable housing for mentally-ill adults

The city of Berkeley’s Mental Health Division is planning a $15 million project to create affordable, permanent housing in Berkeley for mentally-ill adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The project — overseen by the division in conjunction with the California Department of Mental Health and the California
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UCSF employee files racial discrimination lawsuit against UC Regents

A racial discrimination lawsuit filed in San Francisco Superior Court against the Regents of the University of California began jury selection Wednesday and will likely begin evidence presentation on Monday. The suit, filed by UC San Francisco employee Todd Senigar, alleges that, despite positive performance reviews and qualified credentials, he
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ntro app

Students experiment with new social networking app

Students strolling through Sproul Plaza Thursday — many enticed by the free hot dogs — stopped to explore a new social networking app, which allows students to meet people in the university community with similar interests. Ntro — created and promoted by the company nProgress, Inc. — connects people based
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Man robbed of cell phone on Southside

A man was robbed of his cell phone late Wednesday night on the threat of a gun on Southside. At about 10:50 p.m., the victim, whose affiliation with UC Berkeley is unknown, was walking along the 2700 block of Dwight Way near Unit 2 when he was approached by two
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UCPD responds to three sexual battery incidents

From the wee hours of Sunday morning up until Monday night, the UC Berkeley grounds and the area directly south of campus saw a combined total of three sexual battery crimes, two in which a student and parent were victimized. In each of the three cases, one suspect — who
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