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California Restaurant Association says Berkeley to halt ban on natural gas piping in new buildings

Mar. 26, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The city of Berkeley, California, has agreed to halt enforcement of a ban on natural gas piping in new homes and buildings that was successfully opposed in court by the California Restaurant Association, the organization said. The settlement follows the 9th...

Indigenous people rejoice after city of Berkeley votes to return sacred Native land to Ohlone

Mar. 13, 2024 19:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ohlone people and others rejoiced Wednesday over the return of sacred Native land dating back thousands of years, saying the move rights a historic wrong and restores the people who were first on land now called Berkeley, California, to their rightful place in history. ...