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Posted inHousing & Development, Schools

View from UC Berkeley Campanile will not be landmarked

The view from the UC Berkeley Campanile looking west toward San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge is iconic, but it should not be landmarked, the Landmarks Preservation Commission decided Thursday, April 2. The 5-3 vote, with one abstention, came after almost four hours of testimony from residents who are concerned that a proposed 18-story […]

Posted inCity

Redistricting plans focus on student-majority district

Berkeley’s existing eight council districts, with incumbent councilmember homes indicated by a dark red dot. Berkeley’s existing eight council districts, with incumbent councilmember homes indicated by a dark red dot. A student-majority district in Berkeley moved a step closer with the release of redistricting plans on Thursday. Six individuals and community groups submitted redistricting plans, […]