A man riding an electric scooter on a sidewalk during a rainy day.

UC Berkeley study finds electric scooter market divide

With electric scooter ride-sharing on the rise and a Berkeley pilot program on its way to the city and the UC Berkeley campus, a recent study conducted by the Haas School of Business revealed that nearly half the market may prefer owning to renting electric scooters.
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Cal students holding a banner that reads "More affordable student housing" in front of Berkeley City Hall

Berkeley must remember that more housing is not the same as affordable housing

CITY AFFAIRS: Berkeley’s housing crisis has reached intolerable levels. Community members must actively advocate for affordability

Berkeley City Council approved the creation of a housing complex in Downtown Berkeley entirely at market-rate. Community members have blindly rallied around increased housing, without pushing for the affordability of those developments. What’s the point of building more housing if the people who need it the most can’t afford it?
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Berkeley City Council to discuss foodware, sugary beverage consumption

Berkeley City Council will convene Tuesday for its first regular meeting this year to consider a number of items, including an ordinance aimed at reducing single-use disposable foodware, such as single-use plates and utensils, and an item regarding the allocation of more than $4 million to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages.
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