Joaquin Palomino

Volunteer Reporter/Producer



Wed January 11, 2012
News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Wednesday, January 11

BART’s San Jose extension is one step closer to breaking ground after the Federal Transit Administration approved a $900 million grant. Two new stations are planned, one in Milpitas and one in the Berryessa neighborhood. Construction could begin as early as the spring and will cost $2.3 billion…

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Tue January 10, 2012

Downtown Berkeley: A neighborhood of extremes

For anyone who’s been there, the news that Downtown Berkeley is one of the Bay Area’s poorest neighborhoods probably comes as a surprise.  The city’s median family income is $90,000, which is twice the national average.  And downtown doesn’t seem much different from the rest of Berkeley.

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Wed December 7, 2011

Connecting the dots: top news stories for Wednesday, December 7

Early this morning police took down San Francisco’s Occupy encampment – the last large Occupy camp in the Bay Area. Seventy people were arrested, a few on felony charges of assaulting an officer…

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Thu November 17, 2011

A week of protests and raids at UC Berkeley

Under CC license from Ryan Van Lenning.

Early this morning at UC Berkeley, police clearned an Occupy Cal encampment which had been set up for a second time Tuesday night on Sproul Plaza. Almost all campers left voluntarily, except for two who were arrested.

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