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Mayor Jesse Arreguín said it’s the largest amount he could recall Berkeley ever having gotten from the state for affordable housing over his 16 years serving the city.
Management said affected employees are currently being quarantined and will not return to work until they test negative.
The $45 million project, scheduled to be completed in summer 2022, will redo the 3,500-seat community theater and the Florence Schwimley Little Theatre.
As many as 60 people from Berkeley will now move indoors from shelters or tents.
These students helped convince Assemblymember Shirley Weber to sponsor a bill that would overturn Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action in the state. Voters will decide on Proposition 16 Nov. 3.
An avid traveler and always engaged in the larger community, Stuart’s boundless curiosity and passion for sharing knowledge came together in many ways.