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Berkeley: New post will oversee city's emergency readiness strategy

Berkeley, which has already devoted substantial resources to prepare for the next natural or manmade disaster, has now taken a further step by appointing Timothy Burroughs as its first chief resilience officer, a new position intended to establish a well-rounded preparedness strategy  
BERKELEY -- Tamarick Pierce rushed for four touchdowns, including a 42-yard scoring run on his first touch of the afternoon, to help lead the host St. Mary's High football team to a 39-6 win over Moreau Catholic on Saturday.  
 
Kyle Kearns threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns and the Foothill High football team's defense picked off five passes to open the season with a 30-12 win over San Leandro at Burrell Field on Friday night.  
 
At issue is the term "high-calorie, sugary drinks" in Measure D's ballot language, which could be watered down to "sugar-sweetened beverages." A ruling is expected by 5 p.m. Tuesday.  
 
At issue is the term "high-calorie, sugary drinks" in Measure D's ballot language, which could be watered down to "sugar-sweetened beverages." A ruling is expected by 5 p.m. Tuesday.  
 
Elsewhere: Hayward restores parking on Mission Boulevard.  
 
A to adopt a law that would preserve nine historic sites in civic center and guarantee that they serve the public is expected to come to the City Council for consideration on Sept. 9  
 
One person clinging to life following an attack inside an apartment on the 2000 block of Durant Avenue in Berkeley. A male was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide.  
 
Pastor Michael McBride of The Way Christian Center on University Ave. tells his congregation about his four intense days in Ferguson, Missouri where he served as an observer and peacekeeper during the highly publicized protests following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown