Housing bill approved by CA Legislature, awaits governor approval

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SB 8 passed through the California State Senate and the California State Assembly, and now awaits approval from Gov. Gavin Newsom. The bill will extend the duration of the Housing Crisis Act of 2019 and allow for the construction of more housing throughout California.

The California State Senate greenlighted Sen. Nancy Skinner’s SB 8 bill, which extends the duration of the Housing Crisis Act of 2019, SB 330, from 2025 to 2030 and allows for the construction of more housing throughout California.
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Berkeley police officers don LGBTQ+ Pride pins, locals disapprove

Berkeley police department, or BPD, announced in a press release on June 1 that officers can wear queer pride pins to “support” the queer community.

Berkeley Police Department, or BPD, announced in a press release June 1 that officers will be allowed to wear queer pride pins — a decision made in “commitment to, and support of,” the LGBTQ+ community.
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