Op-Ed-Linda Maio: Berkeley votes its values (Mercury News)
Faces of Berkeley: Mitch Celaya, UCPD chief (Daily Cal)
An Express endorsements cheat sheet (East Bay Express)
Cal Dems, Berkeley College Republicans host “great debate” (Daily Cal)
Berkeley resident a double winner at Marin triathlon (MIJ)
Races put longtime candidates to the test (WSJ)
Bill Gates, Peter Thiel invest in Berkeley’s LightSail Energy (Gigaom)
Mayoral candidates differ in campaign spending tactics (Daily Cal)
Photos: BUSD Elementary flag football game (BUSD)
Let’s face it: ballot measures can be dry. And boring. And difficult to understand, often leading people just to vote “no,” because a measure is too complicated.
November 5, 2012, noon… With just hours to go until election day 2012, Berkeley’s Obama-Romney cookie war rages on, with sales of the Obama sugar cookies continuing to outsell the Romney cookies by a margin of three-to-one, and then some.
Over the last several months, Berkeleyside has run many dozens of articles on Berkeley’s mayoral election, council seat races, the school board contest, the rival rent board slates and most of the 10 city measures on the ballot tomorrow. On top of that, our collaboration with MapLight on Voter’s Edge Berkeley provides a handy one-stop site for information about the ballot measures. And our Opinionator op-ed section has overflowed with rival views about various election issues.
If you noticed an unusual number of young people engaged in some serious manual labor in Berkeley on Saturday, Nov. 3, chances are you came across a group engaged in work for The Berkeley Project, an annual event which sees UC Berkeley students working in the community.
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