[sixties-l] People's Park news

From: radman (resist@best.com)
Date: Mon Jul 17 2000 - 21:17:19 CUT

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    UC Berkeley controls People's Park

            The University of California at Berkeley has decided to take back control
    of People's Park, the famous site of anti-war demonstrations, sit-ins and
    concerts, from the city of Berkeley.
            University officials say that not enough students use the park, which it
    owns, to justify the $200,000 the college pays the city for upkeep each
    year. The school has paid the city to maintain the park for 11 years.
            Park lovers are concerned that the move is a step to change the park.
    University Chancellor Robert Berdahl said last year that the park may be
    better used as a housing site.


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