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Study Finds Berkeley Parking Lot Was Not Native Site; Development May Go Ahead

July 28, 2014 | 12:50 pm

Study Finds Berkeley Parking Lot Was Not Native Site; Development May Go Ahead

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Building has been blocked at Spenger’s lot for years because it was believed to be site of shellmound.

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Berkeley History Project Creates Online Map of Local Sites

July 15, 2014 | 2:21 pm

Berkeley History Project Creates Online Map of Local Sites

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A historical project in Berkeley aims to capture the city’s rich history.

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Berkeley Native Seeks to Be Youngest Council Member

July 8, 2014 | 1:43 pm

Berkeley Native Seeks to Be Youngest Council Member

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UC Berkeley alum Sean Barry, 27, will likely be challenging 18-year incumbent Kriss Worthington.

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Berkeley Struggling To Reach Zero Waste Goal by 2020

July 7, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Struggling To Reach Zero Waste Goal by 2020

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A recent audit of several City of Berkeley departments has revealed that the city is in jeopardy of not meeting its zero waste goal by 2020.

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Can Berkeley and San Francisco Pass a Soda Tax in November?

July 3, 2014 | 7:00 am

Can Berkeley and San Francisco Pass a Soda Tax in November?

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Berkeley’s sugar tax funds would go to the general fund, and San Francisco’s to health programs.

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Berkeley Set to Open Two Parklets in ‘Gourmet Ghetto’ This Fall

June 23, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Set to Open Two Parklets in ‘Gourmet Ghetto’ This Fall

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Extensions of the sidewalk, they’ll appear after years of wrangling over permits and parking,

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Berkeley Aims to Tackle Alleged Racial Profiling By Collecting Better Data

June 20, 2014 | 8:00 am

Berkeley Aims to Tackle Alleged Racial Profiling By Collecting Better Data

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New anti-discrimination policy will require police to report better statistics on who is stopped and why.

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Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

June 16, 2014 | 7:00 am

Berkeley Considers CO2 Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

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A new effort to highlight the connection between pumping gas and dumping carbon into the atmosphere. Read more …

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Richmond City Council Approves Increase in City’s Minimum Wage

May 7, 2014 | 3:30 pm

Richmond City Council Approves Increase in City’s Minimum Wage

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Berkeley also acts,, with City Council voting for more gradual hike and further study of the issue.

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Berkeley Community Survey Shows Tepid Support For Ballot Measures

May 7, 2014 | 12:34 pm

Berkeley Community Survey Shows Tepid Support For Ballot Measures

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Backing for new ‘soda tax’ appears to decline, and parks levy could have trouble winning supermajority.

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