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Floods, outages keep Berkeley busy as storm hits

Flooding closed Ashby Avenue early Thursday evening. Authorities say it may be open by midnight. Photo: Jennifer Lazo Berkeley city workers handled more than 100 requests related to flooding, and more than 30 calls for tree-related issues, Thursday during a large storm that has been sweeping the Bay Area, authorities said. City spokesman Matthai Chakko said […]

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City Manager Christine Daniel details Berkeley’s finances

City Manager Christine Daniel speaking at a City Council meeting earlier this year. Photo: Emilie Raguso Isabelle Gaston, president of the North East Berkeley Association, recently did an email interview with Christine Daniel, Berkeley’s City Manager, about the financial health of Berkeley for NEBA’s newsletter. Gaston provided the interview for reprinting on Berkeleyside. It has […]