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tularetom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-24-09 11:46 PM
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12. I know it well also - it's right off Bancroft
And there ARE a lot of trees there, at least there were back in the 60's when I spent a lot of time in that area.

As a Cal graduate I probably should not say this, but the university is the 800 lb gorilla in Berkeley and definitely not a good neighbor. Remember Peoples Park? I do, I was working on the Shattuck Avenue BART station and was a reserve Berkeley cop in my spare time. The whole problem was caused by the university's refusal to even discuss the matter without resorting to force.
I was part of that force and I felt shitty about doing the university's dirty work for it. Most of the Berkeley PD was not happy withy how it was handled, particularly when the Alameda Sheriffs and Oakland PD got called in.

I guess things haven't changed much in 40 years.
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  -Two Berkeley homes for sale: just $1.00 each Liberal_in_LA  Oct-24-09 08:56 PM   #0 
  - i know right where those homes are.  xchrom   Oct-24-09 09:01 PM   #1 
  - Why do they have to be moved?  Nikki Stone1   Oct-24-09 09:02 PM   #2 
     - Prime real estate.  Horse with no Name   Oct-24-09 09:04 PM   #3 
     - New academic building will be located at the site  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-24-09 09:04 PM   #4 
        - And they are going to build it without ruining the trees?  Nikki Stone1   Oct-24-09 09:09 PM   #6 
           - Law and Business connection building. Here is the link  Liberal_in_LA   Oct-24-09 11:45 PM   #11 
  - Maybe it's just me  tularetom   Oct-24-09 09:05 PM   #5 
  - i know, huh? -- but i know there are trees all  xchrom   Oct-24-09 09:16 PM   #8 
     - I know it well also - it's right off Bancroft  tularetom   Oct-24-09 11:46 PM   #12 
        - no -- the university still doesn't to  xchrom   Oct-25-09 09:03 AM   #14 
  - gee, the salvage would itself be a good investment...  grasswire   Oct-24-09 09:15 PM   #7 
  - Bulldoze them.  imdjh   Oct-24-09 10:51 PM   #9 
  - Why should anyone pay money to do ucal's demolition work?  JVS   Oct-24-09 10:54 PM   #10 
  - Tie thousands of balloons to them  itsrobert   Oct-25-09 12:42 AM   #13 

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