The sooner Berkeley rejects Urban Shield’s message by ending its participation, the sooner better training modalities which reflect our values will come into being.
Under the guise of “fighting terrorism” we’ve been tricked into another overreaction and Urban Shield is not needed by the Berkeley Police department.
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.
Much of the Adeline Corridor looks like a suburban freeway off-ramp. Adding some new streets could transform the character of the neighborhood for the good.
After spending the day talking to pro-Trump supporters, Jill Smo believes that conversation, not confrontation, is needed to better understand one another.
With the elections over, REAL Berkeley believes it is time for the City Council to address the city's housing crisis, which is not the same as the homelessness crisis.
Participation in a program that ensures the highest level of training is acquired by our first responders is a no-brainer, but there are some parts to skip.
Berkeley leaders, police, the community, anti-fascist activists and UC Berkeley need to engage in urgent deliberations about how to respond to the violence in our city.
Martha Nicoloff led the creation of Ohlone Park and Berkeley's Neighborhood Preservation ordinance. Growing up as her daughter was quite an experience
Legislative efforts to legalize the sale of homemade meals should be supported, but it's important to ensure profits and control remains with cooks, not third-party middlemen
Accruing revenue for Berkeley's Housing Trust Fund and working with nonprofit developers to build below market-rate units is one of the best ways to support low-income residents.
Tuolumne camp is a positive, often transformative, experience but it must serve a more diverse population.
Berkeley has banned the sale of fur. Now it must continue to work until all animals are protected from harm.
There are at least six reasons the proposed development at 2902 Adeline should be sent back to Berkeley's Zoning Adjustments Board.
Two of the Board of Library Trustees are tone deaf to the concerns of the community and should be replaced.