The most important constitutional right to Berkeley residents would undoubtedly be the right to protest. Naturally, any policy set in place that inhibits our freedom toBART express our distress will raise outcry among Bay Area denizens.

Interestingly enough, the BART Board of Directors is scheduled to discuss a policy allowing temporary disruption of cell phone services if “there is evidence that cellphones are being used to disrupt public transit services, destroy BART property or endanger commuters.”

Ooh, we here at the Clog can already tell that’s not gonna fly too well. read more »


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A rainbow mural was taken down. In Berkeley. If there’s a clearer sign that the world is changing, we don’t know what it could be. We expect the four horsemen of the apocalypse to come riding in our direction any minute.

The sign was taken down because the store which put it up also displayed its name on part of the mural in a small space. Apparently the city ordinances do not allow this. Obviously, it’s really harshing the Berkeley mellow.

All right, then, what are we gonna do about it? “City read more »