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Suit against zoning board’s Tregub resolved after apology

Current ZAB commissioner Igor Tregub. Photo: courtesy Igor Tregub The president of the Berkeley Property Owners Alliance has dropped a libel lawsuit against Igor Tregub, a former candidate for the Rent Stabilization Board and a current Zoning Adjustments Board commissioner, ending three years of controversy. Sid Lakireddy and Tregub resolved the lawsuit after Tregub agreed to […]

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$2,750 fine assessed after Measure S campaign violations

FCPC commissioners review papers in a May 2013 meeting. (Note: Some of these commissioners are no longer serving.) Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Update, Jan. 17: Berkeley’s Fair Campaign Practices Commission voted Thursday night to increase the fine for “Yes on S” campaign violations to $3,750, according to the East Bay Express. The campaign had failed to list the individual […]

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Landlord-backed group fined for campaign violations

The FCPC commissioners review their papers before a meeting. From left: Brad Smith, Jennifer Lombardi, Patrick O’Donnell, and Anna De Leon. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The FCPC commissioners review their papers before a meeting. From left: Brad Smith, Jennifer Lombardi, Patrick O’Donnell, and Anna De Leon. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Fair Campaign Practices Commission on Thursday […]