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  1. Berkeley Group to Petition for Minimum Wage Ballot InitiativeRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Our group, Berkeley Citizens for a Fair Minimum Wage, will deliver a notice to the Berkeley City Clerk at 10 AM Thursday, May 15th.

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  2. Opera Review: Cherubini's Medee: a Rare Operatic Gem Performed in BerkeleyRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    As a part-time opera critic and full-time opera lover, I have attended some 750 opera performances throughout the world.

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  3. Union Files Safety Complaint About UC Berkeley Worker's DeathRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Union leaders said today that they've filed a complaint with the state Division of Occupational Safety and Health about the death of a custodian at the University of California at Berkeley on April 7. Leaders of American Federation of State Local and Municipal Employees Local 3299, which represents 22,000 service and patient care technical workers ... (more)

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  4. Berkeley Police Rescued Two Men in FireRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Three Berkeley police officers made a daring rescue of two men who were trapped by a fire near the University Avenue off-ramp to Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley Wednesday afternoon, the Berkeley Police Association said.

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  5. Car Plows Through Apple Store Window on Berkeley's 4th Street; Merchandise StolenRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A suspect drove through the glass windows of an Apple store in Berkeley early this morning and made off with store merchandise, police said.

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  6. Berkeley City Council Votes for a Flawed Minimum Wage OrdinanceRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In the year 2000, the Berkeley City Council voted for a living wage law that benefits workers employed by businesses contracting with the city or on Berkeley owned property.

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  7. Sign Up Now for Berkeley Ballot Measures, or Forever Hold Your PeaceRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    All right, the initiative petitions for measures to be placed on the November ballot are down to the wire.

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  8. Berkeley's Green Downtown & Public Commons InitiativeRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    In November of 2010 Berkeley's citizens approved a "Green Vision" for the Downtown that promised preservation of historic and cultural resources; green buildings and environmental features; affordable and family housing; safe, lively and enhanced public space; good jobs; enhanced public transit; public parking and more.

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  9. Tax the Rich to House the PoorRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The most exciting and innovative campaign this year in Berkeley is reaching its first milestone.

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  10. Ground-Breaking Berkeley Wage Ordinance on Tonight's AgendaRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    On Tuesday May 6 at 7 PM, the Berkeley City Council will entertain an ordinance that, if passed, would raise Berkeley's minimum wage to the highest in the state.

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  11. Berkeley Mayor Uses Official Newsletter and Public Resources to...Read the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates has used his official online newsletter, the "Bates Update", to oppose the "Green Downtown" initiative petitions which are now being circulated in advance of the November election, and Councilmember Jesse Arreguin, who supports the measure, has cried foul.

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  12. Video Replay: City Council 29 April, 2014Read the original story

    May 5, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Let's get the most important thing out of the way first. A bit of levity. Mayor Bates wanted you to know that if we had the redistricting referendum vote in June, it would have cost $300,000.

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  13. Campers are Evicted from the Albany BulbRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    Albany has taken another step in the long and agonizing process of turning the parkland at the end of Buchanan Street over to the East Bay Regional Park district .

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  14. Berkeley's Council Majority Has It Sewed Up Again, Thanks to Tax-Paid LawyeringRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    As of the time of writing it appears that proponents of submitting the Berkeley City Council majority's redistricting plan to the voters will not appeal a judge's decision to allow the disputed council district boundaries to be used for the November city council elections, which will choose councilmembers for new four year terms.

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  15. Berkeley Flexible Work Time Initiative Submits SignaturesRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    This morning, the Flexible Work Time Initiative submitted 4,604 signatures to the Berkeley City Clerk, well over the 2638 valid signatures needed to get the initiative on the November ballot.

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  16. The Public Calls for a No Drone Zone: The City Council DithersRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    It was supposed to be a night to "Ground the Drones" but, as Berkeley Peace and Justice Commissioner Bob Meola put it, "it was more like the movie, Groundhog Day " - an experience of being trapped in a maddening rerun of past events and unable to move forward.

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  17. A Bad Day in CourtRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The odds were good, but the outcome looks bad. Yesterday the Court proceedings over redistricting in Berkeley took place before Judge Evelio Grillo at the Oakland Post Office chambers of Alameda Superior Court.

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  18. Berkeley Man's Murder Conviction Dismissed by JudgeRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    A judge today dismissed a Berkeley man's second-degree murder conviction for fatally stabbing a University of California at Berkeley student near campus six years ago, ruling that his trial lawyer failed to provide him with effective assistance of counsel.

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  19. Arrest in Berkeley Baseball Bat AttackRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    An Oakland man is allegedly responsible for an assault with a baseball bat in Berkeley early Sunday that sent two people to the hospital, police said today.

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  20. Berkeley City Council tonight: No-Drone Zone legislation, and Racial Discrimination in BerkeleyRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2014 | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The City Council will hold--at long last--a Worksession on Drone Policy, tonight.

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