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Posted inCity, Community, Housing & Development

Lawsuit yields money for historic preservation in Berkeley

Berkeley residents may soon see the fruits of a legal settlement between the city and a group that sued over plans to tear down and rebuild two branch libraries. The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced Wednesday that it will award $87,000 in grant money to historic places in South and West Berkeley. The money […]

Posted inBusiness, City, Community, Events

Rally planned to draw attention to library lawsuit

Dozens of church leaders, community activists, students, and library supporters plan to stage a rally outside city hall on Tuesday to call attention to a lawsuit they believe could stop construction of new libraries in the southern and western parts of Berkeley. The group, which is calling itself New Libraries Now, plans to hoist pickets […]