Joaquin Palomino

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9:14am

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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12:34pm

Tue January 10, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

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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9:52am

Wed December 7, 2011
Politics

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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9:17pm

Thu November 17, 2011
Politics

A week of protests and raids at UC Berkeley

Under CC license from Ryan Van Lenning. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanlenning/6348937251/in/set-72157628013698687/

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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