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Facts Berekley Won't Likely Brag About

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In one of the most famously liberal cities in the world, the fact that Berkeley "has the widest gap between rich and poor in the Bay Area" is kind of shocking." Yes, despite politics and culture celebrating a borderline socialist utopia, The Bay Citizen revealed that Berkeley, home to UCB, Chez Panisse, and myriad sprawly mansions in the hills, records 10% of households subsisting "on less than $10,000 a year." [Bay Citizen/image via Shutterstock]