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Supervisor Keith Carson calls for community input on district boundaries

Alameda County Supervisor Keith Carson, who represents Berkeley, is calling for community input into how to re-draw county district lines. County officials adjust the boundaries of the supervisorial districts every 10 years after census results are released. Carson represents the Fifth District, which includes Berkeley, Albany, Emeryville, Piedmont, and parts of Oakland. The population in […]

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Berkeley to move cautiously on marijuana grow facilities

Marijuana plants for sale at Berkeley Patients Group. By John C. Osborn As Berkeley prepares to form a new medical marijuana commission to draw up rules governing the growth of cannabis, it must decide whether recent threats of legal retribution by the Alameda County District Attorney will nix plans for large-scale cultivation facilities. In December, District […]