Berkeley’s decision to incorporate blockchain into microbond financing program sparks controversy

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After Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín announced the city's plans to incorporate blockchain into the municipal bond system, several residents expressed their concerns, particularly regarding the technology's security and environmental impact.

Residents expressed concerns following an announcement by Mayor Arreguín sharing the city’s plans to incorporate blockchain into the municipal bond system. 
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Berkeley receives $5M grant to establish new park

The city of Berkeley applied for the grant earlier this year in order to fund a new park in the undeveloped areas of the Santa Fe Right of Way, a 3.5-mile area formerly used as an industrial railroad, according to Mayor Jesse Arreguín in a press release.
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