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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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Interview: Mayor Tom Bates Laments Closing of Berkeley Patients Group Marijuana Dispensary

March 15, 2012 | 3:55 pm

Interview: Mayor Tom Bates Laments Closing of Berkeley Patients Group Marijuana Dispensary

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KQED News intern Dana Varinsky asked Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates today what he thought about the news that the Berkeley Patients Group, one of California’s largest marijuana dispensaries, will shut down in response to a warning letter sent to its landlord by U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag. Haag has been targeting dispensaries that in proximity to […]

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