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Last week, officials voted to spend about $11 million in tax revenue on new and existing services to address homelessness, including an RV parking program and an outdoor homeless shelter for up to 50 people.
The new restaurant will feature creative, house-made vegan pizzas, fresh pastas, salads and more. Expect it to open early next year.
The city must make sure the development is appropriate for Berkeley and is not just a vehicle to maximize BART’s revenues.
Owners of a 13-unit property have evicted all their tenants in order to sell the property. Community groups are trying to put pressure on the landlords so they sell it to the tenants.
The new Oakland journalism platform will be headed by Tasneem Raja, a trailblazer in nonprofit and community-led journalism. The effort has secured initial funding of $3.1 million.