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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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10 years later: How 2 Berkeley High reporters broke sex-ring scandal

Greenwell and Montauk (Examiner photo by Chris Hardy) Ten years ago, two young Berkeley High School reporters started to investigate the death of a young Indian immigrant woman. Carbon monoxide had killed Seetha Vemireddy while she slept in her Berkeley apartment, and her sister had been seriously sickened. The original incident received some cursory notice […]