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Workers from Berkeley’s Pacific Steel go on strike

Workers on strike against Pacific Steel. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel About 470 workers at the Pacific Steel Casting plant went on strike around midnight Monday to protest what they characterized as unfair take-backs by the foundry’s management. After talks broke down between the owners of Pacific Steel and representatives from Local 164B of the Glass, Molders, […]

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Berkeley Patients Group owes $6.4 million in back taxes

Cannabis plants for sale at BPG. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel. Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the city’s largest medical marijuana dispensary, owes more than $6.4 million in back taxes and interest, according to the state’s Board of Equalization (BOE). The BOE confirmed their original assessment of taxes at its meeting in Sacramento this week. Berkeleyside revealed the […]