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Op-ed: Jesse Arreguín, Sophie Hahn and the 2 Measure Rs

William Faulkner famously wrote “The past is not dead. Actually, it’s not even past.” That’s especially true in Berkeley, where civic issues can persist for years after they have apparently been resolved. Take the case of “development,” a topic of local controversy that refuses to die. Two ballot measures addressing downtown development over the past […]

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Measure T is a new chapter in the West Berkeley story

Berkeley west of Sixth Street has long supported a vibrant community of small manufacturers, artists, artisans and local-serving businesses. Yet much of the rest of the district has been contributing little to the city, holding abandoned former manufacturing sites and sleepy warehouses that can’t be better used because of current zoning. The status quo has […]