Berkeley debates comprehensive cannabis regulation

At its special meeting Tuesday, Berkeley City Council debated a number of issues including potentially developing an equity program for cannabis business owners, in which formerly incarcerated individuals or their family members are given preference for cannabis licenses.
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Berkeley far from ready for next big hills fire

CITY AFFAIRS: As California grapples with wildfire month, Berkeley must take steps to implement better fire prevention.

A hundred thousand subject to evacuation, dozens missing and more than 40 dead. The destruction seems overwhelming and senseless.
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