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.
The Berkeley City Council has finally set criteria for the medical cannabis grow houses voters approved in 2010.
Betty Olds was known for her humor, her independence and her "Bettyisms,' which reflected her Midwestern roots.
Housing and homelessness, climate change and Berkeley’s sanctuary city status were central themes in Mayor Jesse Arreguín’s first State of the City address Monday.
By rejecting this housing development, Berkeley loses out on the economic benefit of housing construction and long-term environmental gains. It wastes financial resources, too.
Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern discussed how his office interacts with ICE at the June 30 event. The city of Berkeley has been working to strengthen its sanctuary policies.