Julie Holcomb of the Board of Library Trustees urges the City Council to approve the appointment of Judy Hunt. She also says an independent board is critical for the library.
Leslie Gordon was a poet, an actor and a protestor for the many causes she believed in.
Opinion: Conversation and a community effort, not politics, is needed to correct the library’s travails
Jim Novosel, a member of the library board, wants to set politics aside and start a "healing process" by convening a task force to look at some of the library's issues.
Opinion: Berkeley should only fund infrastructure projects that have a higher return than their borrowing costs.
Just because interest rates are low doesn't mean Berkeley should borrow $100M for T1. The city should only fund projects that have a higher return than its borrowing costs.
Unless the Parks and Waterfront Department gets real, the T1 bond money will be a case of pouring new wine into cracked old bottles.
We live in an age of surveillance. We can no longer afford to bury our heads in the sand and hope that benign actors in local, state or alphabet-soup federal agencies will do the right thing.
Bay Area communities can take action to make their communities greener through California’s Urban Greening Grant Program.
The Holi Festival of Colors was celebrated Sunday at Cal with music food and, most dramatically, the throwing of colored powders and water.
There are health and environmental concerns about crumb rubber, a material used for the infill turf at the Gilman Fields. Join our campaign to replace it with something safer.
Daniel Knapp and Mary Lou Van Deventer are getting ready to retire but hope that their employees can buy the business.
I hate to see any changes to the town I grew up in, but I will take high-rise apartment after high-rise apartment if it means we all still get to live here.
Because of mistrust, the Board of Library Trustees should resign or be replaced.