A Berkeley councilwoman has put forward a proposal to add the phrases "LOVE LIFE!," "Sanctuary City," and "Ohlone Territory" to the city limit signs around town.
I was elected to carry out a social-justice platform and I have made — and will continue to make — changes in commission appointments where I see the need for change.
Concerned about low staffing, the BPA wants money to attract more recruits. But with the crime rate low, Berkeley would be safer if it redirected resources to social programs.
The emergency shelter, which is open until April, offers free Wi-Fi, plenty of places to charge phones, indoor toilets, hot breakfasts and storage.
Cheryl Davila has talked to some of her appointees about where they stand on calling for divestment from companies doing business in Israel.
Let’s come together and build affordable housing while allowing the community some voice at the beginning of a project’s approval process.
The City Council should adopt a measure that will give it and commissions oversight over the decision to acquire surveillance and spying equipment.
It would cost the city nearly $1.2 million to provide 268 shelter beds for people experiencing homelessness this winter, according to papers filed Tuesday in federal court.
As the city attempts to reopen negotiations on sharing a meeting room, records obtained by Berkeleyside and conversations with both sides shed light on why past efforts failed.
After being defeated two years ago, a group of Berkeley residents is trying once more to landmark the view from the base of Cal's Campanile.
"Let’s put forward our best proposal," said Mayor Jesse Arreguín. "If they accept it, great. If not, we’ll build this facility."
A new "pipeline report" by city planning staff offers a broad look at dozens of housing projects in the works in Berkeley. About 1,400 units, in 20 projects, are pending review.
Community members may be able to weigh in on the future of the Berkeley pier as soon as January, city staff reports.