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Multiple fires in the City of Berkeley were caused by lithium batteries left unattended while charging. Easy preventative actions reduce risks. Call 9-1-1 for battery fires from these devices.

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Renew online, in person, or by mail; existing permits expire June 30, 2023.

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Series of workshops on June 8, 15, and 22 can help better prepare artists and the organizations that support them to survive in the event of a disaster. Learn about insurance, planning, and funding.

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Our city music series starts June 3 at Virginia-McGee Totland with lively sing-alongs from Andy Z. Concerts through July 29 offer a variety of musical styles and engaging events for all ages!

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Become a part of a dynamic and innovative team dedicated to improving the lives of our community. We offer opportunities for professional growth and development, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

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Use the City’s online forum designed for civility. Weigh in by noon on June 5, 2023 to add your perspective.

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At a community meeting May 31, join the discussion and be informed about Berkeley’s new Specialized Care Unit, a mental health and substance abuse crisis response team with no law enforcement involvement.

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Tenants suffering pandemic-related hardships who are unable to pay rent in May, June, July or August 2023, may defer their rent obligations from May until September 1. Use resources to ask questions of Rent Board or apply for grants to cover shortfall.