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North Berkeley Synagogue Plan Takes a Big Step Forward;...

So, is there going to be a casino on the former Oakland Army Base or isn't there?

A New Charter School Teaches Kids in Class and...

Nonprofit group hopes innovative program will teach young children sommunity values

Class Struggle

Did the 3,700 Oakland schoolteachers who are members of the Oakland Education Association know that their union was targeted for takeover by a cadre of sectarian extremists? Or are they just too exhausted to care?

“E” Meets “P”: The Question of Parking in Downtown...

Merchants and arts organizations fear that parking problems may choke the city's reviving downtown area; enviros are unmoved

Quest for Contact

Jill Tarter has spent most of her life pursuing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Now, nourished by a new wave of funding from high-tech philanthropists, she and her colleagues are listening harder than ever.

Consciousness Raising for Berkeley Cops; Cal Minority Recruitment Figures...

Peralta Chancellor Ronald Temple faces questions about increases in district administrative spending

Metro Desk: Berkeley

Berkeley's new city manager Weldon Rucker brings thirty years of calm to Berkeley's stormy waters.

Card Rooms Fear They Will Be Dealt Out by...

As native tribe maneuvers to buy Casino San Pablo, card rooms and bingo parlors are going to court

Bay Area Air Quality Deteriorating, EPA Says

Local agencies have so far failed to produce an acceptable smog reduction plan
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