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Potential new candidate, endorsements shake up race for District 4 City Council seat

William “Three Hundred” Caldeira — a native of Berkeley and a regular at City Council meetings — filed for candidacy last month after former candidate and UC Berkeley student Brianna Rogers dropped out of the race to focus on her studies. Additionally, the Alameda County Democratic Party, the Sierra Club and the Alameda County Labor Council announced their endorsements of candidate Kate Harrison this winter.
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Environmental activists fire up in protest to protect non-native trees

“Stationed in front of the Sierra Club’s local chapter office in Berkeley, a group of about 70 demonstrators gathered in protest of the club’s support of non-native tree removal in the East Bay Hills. “Protesters defended non-native trees, including the Eucalyptus, in local urban forests from being removed, but the
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