BART schedule to change March 22 to encourage social distancing

Photo of North Berkeley Bart
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Beginning March 22, BART will add 26 trips to its weekday schedule to help meet ridership demand and encourage social distancing, according to BART spokesperson Chris Filippi. BART is engaging in a 15-step plan to welcome back riders amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

With Bay Area counties in the red tier of California’s COVID-19 reopening plans, BART will be making changes to its schedule starting March 22 to accommodate the region’s progress.
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And the world went airborne

Something to write home about

Every day is a ping-pong game with my family back in India about whether or not I should decide to hop on a 22-hour direct flight back home because who knows if it is safe to travel?
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Chasing dreams as a first-generation Pinay

Cal in Color

These spaces — spaces like UC Berkeley — were never created for people like me. Retention rates of Pilipinx students at UC Berkeley always frustrated me, but at times like these, I was numb to the idea of becoming a part of those statistics.
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Italian bakery PiQ in Downtown Berkeley closes its doors

PiQ closed its metal gates to the dismay of Downtown Berkeley workers and regular customers, barring the entrance to the cafe, as first reported by Berkeleyside. The cafe used to serve authentic Italian food, as its former menu lists traditional Italian cuisines, offering an assortment of pizzas, pastas, sweets and coffees.
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