UC Berkeley alumni launch GoFundMe page for Asian American self-defense

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UC Berkeley alumni launched a GoFundMe fundraiser to provide Asian Americans, especially the elderly, with a cheap and reliable tool of self-defense: pepper spray. This follows recent acts of anti-Asian violence.

In the wake of skyrocketing nationwide anti-Asian attacks, UC Berkeley alumni launched a GoFundMe fundraiser to provide Asian Americans, especially the elderly, with pepper spray for self-defense. 
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BAY AREA AFFAIRS: As BART faces critical crossroads, now is the time to foreground the importance of expansive, affordable public transportation

Now is a remarkably poor time for politicians to denigrate BART or spread misconceptions that erode public support for transit in the Bay Area. 
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Berkeley City Council approves Southside and Telegraph infrastructure projects

As part of efforts to revitalize the city’s infrastructure, Berkeley City Council voted to approve a contract for the enactment of the Southside Complete Streets project Tuesday. The council also agreed to apply for a $6 million Alameda County Transportation Commission grant that would go towards the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets project.
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