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This list contains monographic titles cataloged or recataloged within the previous 60 days.

  1. The 2014-15 budget : a review of the 2014 California five-year infrastructure plan / Mac Taylor, Legislative Analyst. --
  2. Activists push for Berkeley soda tax : the proposed November ballot measure is designed to reduce obesity and provide funding for the city's celebrated school garden and cooking programs / by Jean Tepperman. --
  3. Addressing California's key liabilities / prepared by Ryan Miller and reviewed by Jason Sisney. --
  4. Alan Cranston, senator from California : making a 'dent in the world' / Judith Robinson. -- c2008.
  5. Alternative techniques for managing growth / Irving Schiffman. -- 1999.
  6. Arts in education / by Sara Shelton. --
  7. The BART strike contest : the race for the 16th Assembly District in the East Bay has been dominated by a debate over whether transit workers should be able to strike : it's also attracted huge amounts of money / by Steven Tavares. --
  8. Breaking the chains : rival measures updating SF's formula retail control stir controversy and debate / by Steven T. Jones. --
  9. Broad voter support for posting a health warning label on sodas and sugary drinks and taxing their sale to provide funds for school nutrition and physical activity programs / by Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field. --
  10. Brown holds big early lead over Kashkari for governor / by Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field. --
  11. Burning down the house : the end of juvenile prison / Nell Bernstein. --
  12. Buy local comes of age : the national campaign to create sustainable local economies is thriving as cities increasingly realize that corporate chain stores are not the answer / by Robert Gammon. --
  13. Ca$h backward$ : ten things San Francisco should fund -- and 10 things it shouldn't -- to create a fair, equitable, and forward-thinking city budget / by Rebecca Bowe, Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, and Steven T. Jones. --
  14. Canada's origins : Liberal, Tory, or Republican? / with an introduction, concluding dialogue, and essays by Janet Ajzenstat ... [et al.] edited by Janet Ajzenstat & Peter J. Smith. -- c1997.
  15. Changing climate politics : U.S. policies and civic action / editor, Yael Wolinsky-Nahmias. --
  16. Commission approves West Oakland specific plan in angry meeting / by Martha Bridegam. --
  17. Comparative politics today : a world view / G. Bingham Powell, Russell J. Dalton, Kaare Strøm. --
  18. Congress and its members / Roger H. Davidson, University of Maryland Walter J. Oleszek, Congressional Research Service Frances E. Lee, University of Maryland Eric Schickler, University of California, Berkeley. --
  19. Congressional procedures and the policy process / Walter J. Oleszek. --
  20. Dem versus Dem in East Bay Congressional race : incumbent Eric Swalwell may have a tougher time this year because he's facing Democratic Senate Majority leader Ellen Corbett / by Steven Tavares. --
  21. A Digest summarizing California voter opinions about taxes, government spending and Proposition 13 / by Field Research Corporation. --
  22. "E" is for 'evidence' : Mayor Lee drafts a policy allowing him to delete emails deemed 'routine' / by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. --
  23. Eminent domain : twenty years of land acquisition at the East Bay Regional Park District and forty years of national trails advocacy / Hulet Hornbeck with an introduction by Robert E. Doyle interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2010. --
  24. An entrepreneur for the environment : creative leadership of the East Bay Regional Park District and four decades in California's local park and recreation agencies, 1968-2008 / Pat O'Brien with an introduction by Doug McConnell interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2008-2009. --
  25. Examining California voter views about taxes, government spending and Proposition 13 / by Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field. --
  26. The failure of Berkeley's living wage law : the company that manages three public parking garages has underpaid its employees -- and city officials, who have known about this for at least a year, have done little about it / by Sam Levin. --
  27. Federal laws and State of Washington laws concerning resource conservation. -- [1975]
  28. Field goals : four decades of leadership at the East Bay Regional Park District and shaping the emerging profession of regional park management, 1962-2003 / Jerry D. Kent with an introduction by Beverly Lane interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2010. --
  29. Film and television production : overview of motion picture industry and state tax credits / prepared by Brian Weatherford and reviewed by Marianne O'Malley. --
  30. Food for peace act of 1966 report to accompany H.R. 14929. -- 1966.
  31. For the first time since 2007 more California voters say they are financially better off than they were during the prior year : yet, more still describe the state as being in economic bad times than good times / by Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field. --
  32. Gay-rights activists tackle death certificates / by Greg Lucas. --
  33. The growing use of transportation public-private partnerships / by James B. Reed. --
  34. Guardian endorsements : Campos for Assembly, Yes on Props. B and 42, re-elect Gov. Jerry Brown -- our recommendations for the June 2014 primary election. --
  35. The hydraulics of homelessness : stormwater challenges are linked to encampments in San Jose / by Martha Bridegam. --
  36. In service to others : two decades on the board of directors of the East Bay Regional Park District, and a lifetime of service to church and community in the San Francisco Bay Area, California / Douglas L. Siden with an introduction by Robert E. Doyle interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2013. --
  37. Income gap : dueling SF minimum wage increase measures headed for November ballot unless labor and business leaders can compromise on one / by Brian McMahon. --
  38. Invisible no more : the East Bay's recycling workers have had enough / by David Bacon. --
  39. Left out : progressive candidates for governor have a hard time amplifying their calls for economic justice / by Steven T. Jones. --
  40. A life in motion : two decades on the board of directors of the East Bay Regional Park District and a lifetime teaching in and shaping the field of recreation and leisure studies in the San Francisco Bay Area, California / Carol M. Severin with an introduction by Pat O'Brien interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2012. --
  41. Majority of California voters supports expanding pre-school to all four-year-olds despite its additional costs and regardless of parents' incomes / by Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field. --
  42. No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state / Glenn Greenwald. --
  43. Notice of preparation of an environmental impact report and community plan exemption checklist : [800 Indiana Street Project]. -- 2014.
  44. Notice of preparation of environmental impact report, public scoping meeting and community plan exemption checklist : [1601 Mariposa Street mixed use project]. -- 2014.
  45. Obama maintains favorable job ratings among voters in California : Congress continues to be viewed poorly : majority still believes country is on the wrong track / by Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field. --
  46. Obesity : progress and challenges / by Amy Winterfeld and Richard Cauchi. --
  47. Online casino gambling / by Jonathan Griffin. --
  48. Online learning and student outcomes in California's community colleges / Hans Johnson, Marisol Cueller Mejia. -- 2014.
  49. Parcel taxes for education in California / Eric McGhee and Margaret Weston, with research support from Daniel Krimm. --
  50. Parks and politics : two decades on the board of directors of the East Bay Regional Park District, a career as attorney, Oakland City councilman, and superior court judge, and a lifetime of advocacy in the San Francisco Bay Area, California / John H. Sutter with an introduction by Thomas Schneider interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2013. --
  51. Pathways to fluency : examining the link between language reclassification policies and student success / Laura E. Hill ... [et al.] -- 2014.
  52. Politics and preservation : three decades on the board of directors of the East Bay Regional Park District, 1979-2010, and a lifetime teaching politics and shaping environmental advocacy in Contra Costa County and the San Francisco Bay Area, California / Ted Radke with an introduction by Bob Doyle interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2009-2010. --
  53. The Port of Oakland's fight for living wages : the owners of fast-food franchises at Oakland International Airport argue that they should be exempt from the city's living wage law : will the courts ultimately agree? / by Sam Levin. --
  54. Property tax reductions to diminish as housing market improves / prepared by Chas Alamo, and reviewed by Jason Sisney. --
  55. Proud of the whistleblowers : Glenn Greenwald's San Francisco appearance and Julian Assange's plea from exile crystallize a year of surveillance state revelations / by Rebecca Bowe. --
  56. Public affairs leader at East Bay Regional Park District, executive director of the Regional Parks Foundation, and a career in California's local governments / Rosemary L. Cameron interviews conducted by Laura McCreery in 2011. --
  57. Pumping up awareness : campaign to put climate change warnings at gas stations gains traction in Berkeley and San Francisco / by Holly McDede. --
  58. Renting isn't sharing : Share conference outlines possibilities and pitfalls for an economy at the crossroads / by Steven T. Jones. --
  59. A review of regulations to prevent heat illness and deaths : are current efforts sufficient to protect outdoor workers in the fields? : joint oversight hearing / California Legislature, Senate Food & Agriculture Committee and Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee. -- [2010]
  60. The rise of pot arrests at People's Park : park-goers facing felony weed charges, including medical patients, say UC Berkeley are falsely accusing them of selling drugs as a way to force them out of the park / by Sam Levin. --
  61. The rise of the corporate Democrats : East Bay Assembly candidate Steve Glazer is the classic pro-business politician : he also worked for a group that tried to defeat liberals and elect Republicans / by Robert Gammon. --
  62. The Riverside-San Bernardino Metropolitan Area : outlook to 1991 / by Willard F. Sprague. -- [1987]
  63. A rush for the 15th : although the East Bay's 15th Assembly District features eight candidates, the contest appears to be shaping up as a battle between Elizabeth Echols and Tony Thurmond / by John Geluardi. --
  64. Scoring points : politicians, activists, and the lower Federal Court appointment process / Nancy Scherer. -- 2005.
  65. The Serial set : its make-up and content / lead author and editor, Andrea Sevetson chapter authors, Mary Lou Cumberpatch [and 17 others]. --
  66. The streets of San Francisco : policing and the creation of a cosmopolitan liberal politics, 1950-1972 / Christopher Lowen Agee. --
  67. The strike force that never struck : despite pledging to crack down on foreclosure scam artists three years ago, Attorney General Kamala Harris has allowed an industry of fraud to flourish / by Darwin BondGraham. --
  68. There is no such thing as a child prostitute : Kate Walker and other youth advocates say it's wrong to lock up sexually exploited kids : and new state funding could soon help young victims : but it's only a start / by Lynsey Clark. --
  69. Two views of the waterfront : controversial developments proposed for Port of San Francisco property trigger public debate about who should control the city's valuable edge / by Rebecca Bowe. --
  70. The ugly campaign : the battle for the East Bay's 10th State Senate district maybe the most negative local contest in recent memory / by Steven Tavares. --
  71. Very partisan views of the direction of the state and the job performance of the legislature / by Mark DiCamillo and Mervin Field. --
  72. Waiting for transit : people with disabilities find it increasingly difficult to catch a train, bus, or taxi / by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez. --
  73. The water tunnel boondoggle : experts say the eye-popping costs of Governor Brown's plan to build two giant water tunnels far outweigh the financial benefits : and taxpayers may be left holding the bag / by Joaquin Palomino. --
  74. Welfare reform in California : state and county implementation of CalWORKs in the first year, executive summary / Gail L. Zellman [and others]. -- 1999.
  75. What's poisoning the bees : toxic pesticides are killing honeybees and other pollinators -- and our food supply stands to suffer / by Sam Levin. --
  76. The who, what, and where of America : understanding the American Community Survey / edited by Deirdre A. Gaquin, Gwenavere W. Dunn. --
  77. Will November races excite liberal voters? : less than one-quarter of registered voters in Alameda County cast ballots in the June 3, primary, as Republican candidates scored a series of upsets / by Steven Tavares. --
  78. Will small modular reactors transform the nuclear industry / by Kristy Hartman and Lauren Rodman. --
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