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Documents reveal judge declared Police Review Commission’s findings in death of Kayla Moore ‘unfounded,’ siding with Berkeley police

In 2014, Berkeley’s Police Review Commission found that one officer involved in the 2013 in-custody death of Kayla Moore exercised improper police procedure. But documents recently obtained by The Daily Californian through a Public Records Act request show that a judge disagreed with the commission’s findings months later, calling its logic “fallacious.”
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Berkeley sparks discourse over cannabis at town hall

The interest groups met to address future opportunities and remaining shortcomings of Berkeley’s cannabis regulation, such as the competitiveness of legally licensed businesses with the black market. Other concerns persist over public safety, youth access to marijuana and the hurdles cannabis distributors and cultivators face in setting up shop in the city.
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