Tag Archive: UC Berkeley

May 18

Higher Ed: The Lowdown

[Translate] One of the country’s  leading education scholars, John Aubrey Douglass, presented an informative lecture this evening on the life and death of California’s higher education system.  Sponsored by the Alameda County Office of Education, the lecture capped a visiting scholar series held at the Oakland Museum of California. Starting with a historical overview, Douglass …

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May 09

Berkeley Post Office: Not Just a Building

[Translate] The Berkeley Post Office is on the auction block in one of the slimiest backroom deals in the sordid history of pol-fin clubbiness. This centrally located building is a 99-year old architectural and cultural landmark, but it’s not just a building.  OK, it’s just another piece of real estate, another sales commission  to the …

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