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Berkeley City Council Considers Surveillance Camera Police Registry

June 7, 2014 | 9:00 am

Berkeley City Council Considers Surveillance Camera Police Registry

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A plan to register commercial surveillance cameras is already seeing pushback from Berkeley residents.

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Berkeley Creates Student Majority Council District, Fights Over Details

December 19, 2013 | 11:21 am

Berkeley Creates Student Majority Council District, Fights Over Details

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Berkeley City Council approved a redistricting map that includes the first ever student majority council district.

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February 16, 2011 | 2:33 pm

Last Night’s Guantanamo Debate in Berkeley

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Here’s a video archive of last night’s eventful Berkeley City Council meeting, which featured a debate and vote on the resolution to invite former Guantanamo detainees cleared of charges to live in the city, as well as a resolution in support of Private Bradley Manning, the Wikileaks whisteblower now imprisoned for leaking classifed information. The […]

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February 15, 2011 | 4:17 pm

Berkeley Rejects Resolution on Settling Former Cleared Guantanamo Detainees

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Update Feb 16: The City Council rejected the Guantanamo measure 4-1, with four abstentions. It also approved a resolution calling for the “immediate end to the cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment” of Wikileaks whisteblower Bradley Manning, the Army private being held in a military prison on charges of leaking classified documents. Yesterday’s post Tonight’s the […]

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January 18, 2011 | 1:09 pm

Berkeley Delays Vote on Sex-Change Benefit

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UPDATE WEDNESDAY: From the Contra Costa Times: A plan before the City Council to set aside $20,000 a year for city employees who want to have a sex change operation was tabled until February so wording of the proposed policy can be refined. The move at Tuesday night’s council meeting comes three and a half […]

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