Vote no on Measure FF

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We love our parks. So why vote no on Measure FF, the continuation of a parcel tax to fund wildfire protection and restoration of “natural habitat”? According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, this tax funds cutting trees and pesticide use. The University of California and the Claremont Canyon Conservancy
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FEMA grants BART $6.8M to boost security

BART applied for the FEMA grant in June and competed with other transit systems nationwide. It was one of 19 different systems to receive grants, and BART received one of the most substantial grants, according to BART media relations manager James Allison.
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‘The sky in the east was bright red’

Survivors reflect on the destruction and legacy of the Oakland-Berkeley Hills fire 25 years ago

Twenty-five years ago, the Oakland-Berkeley Hills fire took 25 lives, injured 150 and left 5,000 without homes, causing an estimated $1.5 billion in property damage.
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