By relying on outdated information, the City Council is putting hundreds of affordable housing units and millions of dollars in funding at risk.
Berkeley has hired 73 new employees in the past three years. Before it adds any more, officials must understand and reveal what the long term costs will be.
Can a workshop impart skills that could help defuse the next Berkeley extremist standoff? My answer is a qualified yes.
Jacquelyn McCormick's response to my opinion piece about homelessness in Berkeley offers itself as a counterpoint to my remarks. In fact, it misses the point entirely.
Assembly Bill AB 1506 ( which has been withdrawn) was sponsored by Assembly persons from Santa Monica. This article was written before it was withdrawn but I thought the information would be useful to those interested in the effects of rent control without Costa Hawkins.
The district appears to have taken the first step in killing the bilingual program at Thousand Oaks, with no prior outreach to the community.
Janet Napolitano is under fire for findings in the recent performance audit of her President's Office. Maybe UC should take a leaf out of Berkeley's auditing practices?
We would be appalled if a restaurant opened that drew inspiration from the terrorist who killed so many in Manchester. Yet Reem's Bakery is suggesting a terrorist is a role mode.
A recent opinion piece written by Robert Krumme, published by Berkeleyside, demonstrates little understanding of the personal and social determinates of homelessness.
Berkeley should emulate what the Victorians did — redirect all homeless aid to private sector control, such as the Salvation Army, Catholic Charities or Richmond Rescue.
West Berkeley should be rezoned to its original R-4 zoning. It's hard enough to find housing so it makes no sense to miss an opportunity to add more housing of the affordable kind.
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.