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Catching up with Berkeley

A review of the major Berkeley summer news

Minimum wage to reach $15 The minimum wage for UC employees who work at least 20 hours per week will increase to $15 in 2017 after increasing to $13 by October and to $14 in 2016. The new policy, announced by UC President Janet Napolitano at a UC Board of
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Protesters rally against contentious Downtown Berkeley development

After Berkeley community members and residents rallied outside Berkeley City Council chambers over the possible construction of a contentious construction project, at a study session Thursday, the city’s Zoning Adjustments Board reviewed updates and discussed concerns about construction at 2211 Harold Way.
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