Berkeley artists share religion-focused work at Richmond Field Station

Heesoo Kwon sat inside of a shrine built for a new religion "Leymusoom" that she created as an art project.

Green and orange ceramic statues with a reptilian texture were displayed inside “Bodurinao’s shrine,” surrounded by candles. At first, the statues looked like the body parts of crocodiles, but on closer look, were actually mixed creatures composed entirely of sex organs. The shrine itself was actually the inside of an art studio at the Richmond…

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LBNL delays decision on second campus until early 2012

The Lawrence Berkeley National Lab will not choose a site for its second campus until early 2012, the lab announced today. The final decision had been expected later this month, and has been anxiously awaited in Richmond, where city officials hope the lab could be an engine of economic growth. But in a press release…

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Richmond finds support at LBNL meeting

Horst Simon, Deputy Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, spoke to the lab's Community Advisory Group on Thursday. The lab expects to choose a site for its second campus in November. (Photo by Maggie Beidelman)

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab representatives offered a limited update on their hunt for a second campus site to members of the lab’s Community Advisory Group Thursday. But while lab officials maintained their poker face, members of the CAG and public audience – few of them Richmond residents – were eager to recommend Richmond’s site. Richmond…

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Richmond puts best foot forward to wow lab

It’s rare that a project can seemingly unite every sector across a city, but Richmond’s bid for the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory expansion brought out 700 people from all corners of the city to show support Thursday for the campus, as the city put its best foot forward to showcase what it has to offer the lab.

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