Golden Gate Fields to stay — for now

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Following our story yesterday on the uncertain future of Golden Gate Fields, northern California’s last horse-racing track, located on the Berkeley-Albany border, the Oakland Tribune reports today that all will remain as is — at least for now — following a proposed bankruptcy settlement struck by the track’s owner.

Albany Mayor Joanne Wile said: “We will have an ongoing stream of revenue from horse racing, and we will have time to do our community planning process to decide what to do with that site.”

Read the full story here.

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