City maintains shower program for homeless

They huddled under the awning outside the swim center, some clutching half-empty bottles of shampoo, others, half-empty bottles of liquor. They were the homeless of Berkeley, waiting outside the closed pool at Willard Middle School to take their Saturday morning showers. The city has run a daily shower program at
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UC may see additional $100 million cut

Already battered by state funding cuts that have caused a fee increase and program reductions at all 10 of its campuses, the UC could be forced to absorb an additional $100 million in cuts if state revenues continue to lag into the new year. Under the current state budget designed
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