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Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter to stay open until Aug. 31

In addition to maintaining the shelter for the rest of the summer, the council focused on other measures to reduce homelessness, including setting aside $11 million for the Berkeley Way project and passing an urgency ordinance authorizing the sale of bonds financing affordable housing.
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Berkeley can’t solve homelessness with arbitrary regulations

CITY ISSUES: City officials must produce constructive legislation without using dehumanizing rhetoric

If the city of Berkeley wants to create policies that foster a greater sense of community and “quality of life,” it should do so for all of its inhabitants — not just those who can afford Berkeley’s incredibly high housing costs.
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