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Capitelli, Bates lead in campaign fundraising

A view of Berkeley’s downtown from the Skydeck. Photo: Tracey Taylor A view of Berkeley’s downtown from the Skydeck. Photo: Tracey Taylor Three months before the November election, City Councilman Laurie Capitelli has amassed the largest campaign war chest in Berkeley, with $13,015 in donations from a variety of people, including his fellow realtors and politicians. […]

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More than $100M needed for parks, rec and waterfront

Some of the parks and recreation issues shown on Tuesday night: closed stairs at Remillard Park, drainage problems at Ohlone dog park, inaccessible restrooms at the Marina, and deteriorating basketball courts at San Pablo Park At a special session of the Berkeley City Council Tuesday night, the Parks, Recreation and Waterfront department presented $100.5 million […]