What I heard at a Berkeley Neighborhoods Council meeting — cursing and bullying what was already happening but offering no solution to what was seen as a problem — reminded me of the current Republican party.
Berkeley is approaching a major, although only dimly visible, financial crisis. To pile another $100 million of debt onto this grim situation without first reforming basic budgeting and policy practices would be irresponsible.
Laura Jadwin was an accomplished landscaper but could not escape the clutches of alcoholism, her sister says.
Op-ed: Concerned about health risks posed by Berkeley’s Pacific Steel Casting? Deadline for voicing them is Jan. 19
The facility emits "tens of tons of harmful air pollutants each year, including sulphur oxide, nitrogen oxide, carbon monoxide, and particulate matter, commonly known as soot."
Government cannot be allowed to tell the poor how to live or where to live. It cannot be allowed to tell the poor that they cannot use tents and tarps to shelter themselves when they have no other options that work for them.
Loren Dean Linnard, who died on Dec. 4, 2016 taught us to follow our passions, work hard and show up on time, to stop at every lemonade stand, to listen, and to always make decisions based on what will make your life and the lives of others simpler and better.
Op-ed: Pablo Gomez Jr. is suspected of homicide, but they deserve to be known by the gender pronoun they prefer
There has been a lot of discussion in the past year over people using gender-neutral pronouns, specifically the use of “they/them” instead of “he” and “she.”
Op-ed: Shooters, stabbers, carjackers and tent occupants – one of these things is not like the others
Op-ed: Berkeley police should be spending their time chasing murderers and carjackers, not evicting people from the tents they use for shelter.
A North Berkeley library event celebrates punk, coinciding with The Lookouting, a four-day festival celebrating the 30th anniversary of 924 Gilman.
Ever noticed how the sound at Zellerbach is rich, resonant — heroic, even? It's thanks to a system called Constellation created by Berkeley's Meyer Sound.
The Hub – Berkeley’s new model for offering services to people experiencing homelessness – is celebrating its one-year anniversary today.
A year ago on Jan. 5, 2016, Berkeley Food & Housing Project, in partnership with the City of Berkeley and in response to a sweeping change in national homeless policy, launched a new model to provide services to the men and women and children of our community who are experiencing homelessness.
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