Friday, August 8, 2008

More Memorial Grove Headaches for Cal

By Chris Thompson
Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 8:44 AM

UC Berkeley will have to wait a few more weeks before knocking down dozens of oak trees and getting started on a new sports training center. The state appeals court bounced the lawsuit stopping construction back to Superior Court Judge Barbara Miller, stating the the final judgment wasn't finished. That means more delays while Miller finishes adjudicating the case.

Meanwhile, the Trib reports, university officials are getting awfully cranky over the crew of people who have camped out on the median beneath the tree-sitters in support. The campers claim they're monitoring the police to make sure they don't act like knuckleheads, but Cal officials claim they're becoming a noisy, grubby nuisance. One spokesman dubbed the campsite, "People's Park Two."

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