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The city of Berkeley expects to spend more than $20 million in the next year on a range of ambitious infrastructure projects funded by Measure T1, a $100 million bond that won landslide support from voters in 2016.
Berkeley’s population is 19.7% Asian-American, according to the Census, but this is the first year since 1977 there will be Asian Americans serving on the City Council.
In November, most residents were switched over to the new East Bay Community Energy provider.
Owner Jamshied Basseri is a huge part of the charm of this café-specialty store that specializes in a range of dishes from throughout the Mediterranean.
The City Council has allocated $200,000 to move toward the expensive task of undergrounding power lines — which experts say can prevent fires and help with evacuation.
Overrepresentation of blacks as criminals in the media perpetuates stereotypes of blacks as criminals. Unless race is relevant, showing pictures of suspects and identifying their race is irresponsible journalism.
The devastating Northern California wildfires the past two years has Berkeley talking about accelerating its Climate Action Plan to head off the greater impacts of climate change.