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Posted inCity, Schools

12 Berkeley measures will determine city’s infrastructure, education budget, campaign financing and more

As a presidential campaign colored by controversy inches ever closer, local races and campaigns struggle to be heard amid the cacophony. But Berkeley’s ballot is packed with measures that will determine the near-future of the city’s infrastructure, affordable housing stock, education budget, and campaign finance system. We’ve rounded up the 12 measures that will be […]

Posted inCrime & Safety

‘Double-roundabouts’ approved at Berkeley’s Gilman interchange; can’t happen without Measure BB money

After many months of analysis, and about a decade in development, Caltrans has said the city can move ahead with plans for proposed double-roundabouts in the problematic I-80 and Gilman Street interchange in West Berkeley. It’s the first time the transportation agency has approved a concept for double-roundabouts in the region, according to city of Berkeley transportation chief Farid Javandel. In […]