Berkeley’s soda tax generated $116,000 in revenue in its first month of operation, city officials and advocates said Monday.
Emily Dugdale is a journalist and graduate student at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. She previously lived in Oakland and contributed to local news publications including Berkeleyside, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, the San Francisco Public Press, and the Marin Independent Journal. She received her B.A. in political science in 2014 from Williams College in Williamstown, MA. Follow her on Twitter at @eedugdale and see her website.
Berkeley’s Bike to Work day set for Thursday, May 14
Bike to Work Day will take place this Thursday, May 14. Pictured at a previous Bike to Work Day is Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates in front of group. Photo: Bike East Bay The wheels are set in motion for Berkeley’s annual Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 14, which is being organized in conjunction […]
Council to consider broad limits on tobacco sales
The Berkeley City Council is taking steps to prevent youth exposure to nicotine, including menthol and flavored cigarettes. Photo: Lindsay Fox Update, May 13: Council approved a pared-down proposal Tuesday night focused on electronic and flavored cigarettes. See the Berkeleyside update. Original story, May 12: The Berkeley City Council is set to adopt, on first reading, a […]