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Berkeley allowed pools to reopen on Aug. 28 but it is taking time for the city to hire new staff and work out safety plans.
Plus, Standard Fare brings back lunch service; MudLab hosts a zero-waste grand opening party and lots more of the latest East Bay food news.
The LNU and CZU Lightning complex fires have caused hazardous working conditions, endangered structures and prevented harvesting on farms that sell at Berkeley’s three weekly markets.
There are a slew of fascinating documentaries in this virtual film festival, including one on an American-style suburban development in China and another on the last Blockbuster video store in the U.S.
Wicks, who represents Berkeley and Oakland, asked to vote by proxy. Her request was denied and sparked outrage that women are expected to balance motherhood and work without much institutional support.