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Posted inCity

Berkeley commission shortlists 3 for cannabis dispensary

More than 50 people crowded into a room at City Hall on Feb. 4 to listen as the Medical Cannabis Commission selected three finalists for the fourth dispensary. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Berkeley’s Medical Cannabis Commission selected three finalists for the city’s coveted fourth dispensary opportunity Thursday. This despite the fact that a number of the commission’s members […]

Posted inFire

Friday’s fire ‘another hit in the face’ for Telegraph Avenue

Firefighters battling the fire that engulfed the Sequoia Apartments building on Haste and Telegraph Friday. Photo: Pete Rosos The city of Berkeley and the merchants of Telegraph Avenue are encouraging the community to shop on Berkeley’s most famous street this holiday season after a devastating fire left many people homeless on Friday and closed down […]