Haystacks at Golden Gate Fields by Ron Rothbart. Photo taken Sept. 2, 2015

Organized labor wants its piece of the cannabis industry (SF Weekly)
Maplight launches open source campaign financing tool (Maplight)
St. Louis church that helped Chiura Obata in WWII honors him today (Dispatch)
Photos: Berkeley hosts Brazilian fair (Mercury News)
Soda tax funds raise $375k in second quarter (Daily Cal)
Berkeley Public Library nominated for national award (Daily Cal)
Video: The Elevator Pitch from companies in Skydeck (SF Business Times)
Can fiber optics light up Berkeley’s Internet access? (SF Business Times)
Court finds property owner made false claim, raised rent (CoCo Times)

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