Placing home

Launching into Limbo

But if my neighborhood and hometown are my close friends, then my home itself may as well be an organ in my body, so attuned I am to its rhythm and pulse.
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Game day survival pack

For some of us, our first Game Day experience occurred when we were too young to remember anything but feeling like the tallest person at California Memorial Stadium. On the shoulders of a parent or tossed into the air like a Hail Mary, we felt our brief moment of levity synchronized
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Muracci’s Japanese Curry & Grill opens on Telegraph Avenue

Muracci’s Japanese Curry & Grill has finally opened a chain on Telegraph Avenue for Berkeley residents to experience the fresh, home-style Japanese curry it is famous for. Muracci’s was originally a huge success in the San Francisco district, with a second opening in 2010 located in downtown Los Altos. I met
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The creaming of a Dream

CITY AFFAIRS: Plans to build a new ice cream shop on Telegraph Avenue would have little to no chance of succeeding.

History has a tendency to repeat itself in Berkeley. Imagine if Telegraph Avenue did the same thing on a microcosmic level: We could have two vacant lots positioned opposite one another (each with little hope for new construction) along with two age-old record stores (both experiencing waning business over the
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