As part of our continuing coverage of the Berkeley 2012 elections, we kicked off the week by reporting that the city was on course for a quarter million election; we revealed that the existence of two campaign billboards for mayoral candidate Kriss Worthington came as something of a surprise to him; and we published an overview of the District 5 race. But it was an opinion piece by Elisa Della-Piana, arguing against sidewalk sitting ban Measure S, that drew the most comments — more than 200 so far.
Visit Voters Edge Berkeley, Berkeleyside’s non-partisan voting guide to the ten measures on the Berkeley ballot and see Berkeleyside’s Election 2012 section to see all our coverage in the run-up to November 6.
Our always popular Shop Talk column, in which we round up local business news, had readers discussing the second reinvention of Fellini’s restaurant on University Avenue; a roving mountain lion had Berkeley Lab on alert; and the damage of a redwood tree at the construction site of the new west branch library had many dismayed. … Continue reading »