Housing and homelessness, climate change and Berkeley’s sanctuary city status were central themes in Mayor Jesse Arreguín’s first State of the City address Monday.
On a recent rainy day, City Councilman Jesse Arreguín took time from his campaign for mayor to visit a homeless encampment in South Berkeley. As water poured down on the tents and lean-tos set up in the Adeline Street median, Arreguín spoke to those camping out about their needs and wants.
Name: Jesse Arreguín
William Faulkner famously wrote “The past is not dead. Actually, it’s not even past.” That’s especially true in Berkeley, where civic issues can persist for years after they have apparently been resolved.
City Councilman Jesse Arreguín formally announced Thursday that he is running for Berkeley mayor by sending out an email statement declaring his candidacy. He will follow that up with a kick-off rally Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. in a location that will be announced later.
Berkeley City Councilman Jesse Arreguín may have inadvertently announced his candidacy for mayor Monday when he changed the name of his Facebook page from “Jesse Arreguín for City Council,” to “Jesse Arreguín for Mayor.”
While cities like Berkeley are addressing homelessness, it needs the resources and attention of the state.
The mayor of Albany has written an open letter to Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín after some recent public remarks he made about homelessness.
Stopping his talk because of a fear of violence is tantamount to giving antifa a "heckler's veto." It is the wrong approach.
The director of the Parks Recreation and Waterfront Department seems to have a strange and troubling resistance to replacing park Porta Potties with permanent bathrooms.
Berkeley Unified teachers and Cal students took to the streets on May 1 in support of immigrant and worker rights.
A legal battle will determine if UC Berkeley must let controversial speakers like Ann Coulter on campus regardless of security concerns. Milo Yiannopolous and others vow to return.
Berkeley police have attached a number of officers to protect Jesse Arreguín.