Top Berkeley news: Horse dies after race, prompting outcry; disposable cup law now in effect; more

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Horse dies at Golden Gate Fields, prompting more cries for end of horse racing

A horse was euthanized Sunday after an injury in a race at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley, another California horseracing death following a number of deaths last year in Southern California.

Read the full story on KPIX CBS San Francisco Bay Area.

DoubleTree restaurant supervisor charged with raping, drugging woman in Berkeley

A restaurant supervisor at the DoubleTree Hotel in Berkeley has been charged for raping a woman in June, according to the Berkeley Police Department.

Read the full story on KRON 4 News.

Berkeley's new disposable cup law is now in effect, but here's why you might not realize it yet

The Single Use Disposable Foodware and Litter Reduction Ordinance went into effect on Jan. 1, but many restaurants and cafés are not in compliance with the new law.

Read the full story on Berkeleyside.

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