Library directors want to bring in an independent consultant to examine why the institution has been so troubled recently, including having three directors in just a few years.
Berkeley has been relying on its historic reputation for being liberal. But a suggestion to classify Antifa as a gang and the actions of police at the Aug. 27 rally show otherwise.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín is calling on community members to blanket the city with a newly created poster "to show the white supremacists … that Berkeley Stands United Against Hate."
I urge the Berkeley City Council to publicly adopt a non-partisan, universal resolution and statement of political non-violence.
State and local officials joined together in Berkeley on Tuesday morning to express a unified message against hate.
Berkeleyside learned Tuesday of the unexpected death Sunday of Calvin Fong, chief of staff to former Mayor Tom Bates. Bates shared remarks about the death of his longtime friend.
Six East Bay political leaders, including Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín, have announced plans to denounce racism and bigotry Tuesday morning on the steps of City Hall.
With a slated Aug. 27 Berkeley rally top of mind, the council held a special meeting and voted to allow a ban on certain items in a designated area for one day.
Cowan, described as "an amazing public servant," said he only once had to defend Berkeley on something with which he disagreed.
Why ask, as some longer term Berkeley residents and elected officials do, “housing for whom?” if the answer isn’t obviously “everyone!” as it should be?
Two years and two lawsuits after an application was lodged to build new housing in West Berkeley a judge has ruled against City Council's objection.
Although the city already prohibits collaboration with federal immigration officers, the proposed amendment spells out what employees should do if ICE comes to town.
Patrick Kennedy gave a tribute to Betty Olds at her retirement party eight years ago. Olds died on July 16, but, Kennedy says, what he said applies as much today as it did then.