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Campus cannot just move homeless people

CAMPUS AFFAIRS: City, campus have to provide adequate options for homeless residents before evictions

As dissent rises between the residents of People’s Park and the campus, it is important to create viable solutions for Berkeley’s homeless community. 
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City moves forward on shared streets plan, Dwight Triangle renovations

The shared streets proposal is part of Berkeley’s Telegraph Public Realm Plan, or TPRP, a project passed by City Council in 2016 that aims to revitalize the first four blocks of Telegraph Avenue with aesthetic and functional upgrades. Although many are excited about redesigning the street to be more inclusive to pedestrians and bike riders, another aspect of the TPRP has upended one of Berkeley’s local communities. 
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