The ballot initiative will generate $140 million per year to enroll thousands of children ages 0 - 5 in child care and preschool and get them Kindergarten-ready.
Cooking by Ear is a project from new media startup, Studiotobe, which will also partner with Peternell on a bar and casual dining restaurant in Old Oakland.
Every city, every movement, every industry, every issue, every leading mover and shaker gets its due in this masterwork by the emeritus professor of geography at UC Berkeley.
There is a battle on all over the country between corporate Democrats and corporate-free, people-powered, locally-based candidates. It's happening here, too.
UC Berkeley wants to build housing at People's Park for the same reason it tore down housing there almost 50 years ago: to get rid of "undesirables."
Opinion: City staff must do what the council mandated: tell PG&E to tax natural gas for its pollution, not cost
Natural gas pollutes more than electricity per dollar, yet PG&E only allows cities to tax them the same. As an incentive to switch to electricity, customers should pay more for gas
On the eve of Mother's Day, we talked to four women who are balancing motherhood with working in the chaotic whirl of the East Bay food industry.
Long active in local politics, Mim lived by her strong beliefs, from being an activist PTA president to protesting injustices to running for and winning a seat on the Council.
Jovanka Beckles, a candidate for the 15th Assembly District, has a plan on how to disrupt the vicious cycle that incarcerates those with mental illness or drug addiction.
Buffy, who favors reforming, but not repealing the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, is not in public office so house parties are an opportunity to introduce herself to voters.
"She had a knack of making us all feel listened to," said a former John Muir student. Altman taught and was principal there, and was a leader of the Berkeley Public Schools Fund.
A disproportionate number of Berkeley's highest needs kids are dancers. It makes sense to engage them in something they love at a young age to help them succeed academically.