Berkeley’s sugar tax funds would go to the general fund, and San Francisco’s to health programs.
Extensions of the sidewalk, they’ll appear after years of wrangling over permits and parking,
New anti-discrimination policy will require police to report better statistics on who is stopped and why.
A new effort to highlight the connection between pumping gas and dumping carbon into the atmosphere. Read more …
Berkeley also acts,, with City Council voting for more gradual hike and further study of the issue.
Backing for new ‘soda tax’ appears to decline, and parks levy could have trouble winning supermajority.
Measure includes new housing, labor and ‘green’ rules, would block development of historic post office.
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Bloomberg News ranks Berkeley 10th among U.S. cities, with almost 20 percent of population in poverty.
The week’s news in photos from around the Bay.