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After years of deferred maintenance, Berkeley asks nonprofits to pay for fixes

After years of neglect, Berkeley has begun requiring nonprofit organizations renting buildings from the city to undertake and pay for long-deferred maintenance and capital improvements. About one dozen nonprofits have entered into lease negotiations with the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront department over the past few years. While a few of those leases have been signed, […]

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Spinal cord rehabilitation program opens in Berkeley

By Hanna Miller Berkeley’s SCI-FIT gym isn’t a conventional workout space. Along with the usual exercise balls and aerobic step boards, it boasts a five-part integrative exercise program, including a functional electric stimulation bike that activates nerves connecting the spinal cord to muscles in the body. The specialized equipment and high-tech approach are designed to help […]