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[1 Sep 2008 | Comments Off on CodePink Protests are Hurting a Berkeley Businesswoman | ]

Story by Linsay Rousseau Burnett
Shahin Saki, owner of the Z & S Beauty Studio in Berkeley’s Shattuck Square, is feeling the economic crunch on her business. But her customers are not leaving because of problems on Wall Street; they’re leaving because of problems on Saki’s street.

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[1 Sep 2008 | Comments Off on Alameda Food Bank Feeds More With Less | ]

By Casey Miner —
The number of people using the Alameda Food Bank jumped more than 25% over the past year, even as donations dropped from large supermarkets dropped. As the holiday season approaches, food bank staff are trying to figure out how to make sure they can feed everyone in Alameda who needs it.