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UC Berkeley officials say organizers of far-right festival have failed to complete reservations for two indoor venues

 (Jeremy Papasso / Associated Press)
(Jeremy Papasso / Associated Press)

UC Berkeley officials said Saturday that organizers of a far-right speakers’ series scheduled for later this month have missed the deadline to reserve two of the largest indoor venues on campus for the event, but that they will continue to work with organizers on planning for the festival.

“The university cannot defend spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide security arrangements for events” based on the press releases of organizers, Dan Mogulof, assistant vice chancellor of the university’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs, said in a statement.

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