The city's new minimum wage is meant to benefit low-wage workers, but some local restaurant owners say it'll mean higher menu prices, shorter business hours and more closures.
Lori Droste made an attempt to lower the rate and postpone the increases which is why the authors support Mary Kay Lacey for District 8.
Today Berkeley ushers in a $15/hour minimum wage. How we got here is a good reminder of how we can work together on important issues instead of attacking each other on ideologies.
The council will hold a special meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, in the council chambers in Old City Hall.
The litigation comes as the Berkeley Property Owners Association is pushing for its own competing tax initiative, Measure DD.