Henry Ramsey Jr., a former Berkeley councilman and Alameda County Superior Court judge, was instrumental in bringing more city resources to seniors.
Council decided Selawsky's experience is what is needed now for the board, even though it meant rejecting the lawyer nominated by the BOLT.
In a late-night move that sparked ire in the crowd, council announced it would postpone its vote on whether to continue to participate in the controversial Urban Shield program.
The Berkeley Art Center has put on many provocative shows in its 50-year history but now faces challenges about how to pay for its building.
Jesse Arreguín is suggesting appointing a political colleague to the Board of Library Trustees rather than the lawyer whom the board has nominated.
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.
Don't miss our guide to May 16 council highlights: federal funding and an armored van for police that's been disputed by activists, infrastructure updates, the Library Board, more.
It was touch-and-go for a while there, but a council majority voted in favor Tuesday night of 50 new units on Adeline Street.
Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council unanimously approved, in concept, a 20-year vision to improve the city's bicycling infrastructure.
The city will contribute $3.3 million to the $54 million it will cost to rebuild the popular family camp.
The Pathways Project includes short-term measures — including two new living facilities — and a long-term plan for ending homelessness in Berkeley.
Described as a "homegrown leader" with a deep grasp of Berkeley values, "native son" Andrew Greenwood was appointed to the role of police chief Tuesday night.
The City Council on Tuesday removed the president and vice president of the Board of Library Trustees.