Sophie Hahn announces run for Berkeley City Council

If elected to the Berkeley City Council this fall, Sophie Hahn would like to be a voice for the community in city council in order to provide positive change to address the city’s basic needs. Hahn, a current member of the city’s Zoning Adjustments Board, announced on April 28 that she will be
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Council holds hearing for third phase of West Berkeley Project

The Berkeley City Council held a public hearing at its meeting Tuesday night to discuss the third phase of the West Berkeley Project, an existing long-term plan that encourages new business growth by easing the city’s permit application process. At the hearing, mixed feelings were voiced by both city residents
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Mayor Bates announces re-election bid for November

Ten-year incumbent Mayor Tom Bates announced Thursday that he intends to seek another term for Berkeley mayor come this November. If re-elected, this will be Bates’ fourth term as mayor. Despite criticism that his long tenure discourages new blood from taking a hold of the reins, Bates maintains that his
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City of Berkeley could move funds out of Wells Fargo

Distrust of big banks became a common theme of the Occupy movement and inspired thousands across the nation to move their money to smaller credit unions. Now, the city of Berkeley may follow suit. At its Tuesday meeting, the Berkeley City Council will consider a proposal to move Berkeley’s assets
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Council members consider possibility of postponing redistricting decision

UC Berkeley student government leaders presented their redistricting proposal to the Berkeley City Council during a public hearing on the matter Tuesday night, garnering some support from certain council members who are considering delaying action on the proposals until after the 2012 election. By postponing a redistricting decision, the council
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