We live in an age of surveillance. We can no longer afford to bury our heads in the sand and hope that benign actors in local, state or alphabet-soup federal agencies will do the right thing.
A tent-cabin village and a pet-friendly shelter are included in Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Councilwoman Sophie Hahn's plan to address Berkeley's growing homeless population.
A new bill would require nonprofit hospitals in California to obtain approval from the state Attorney General before closing an emergency department.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín and Councilman Ben Bartlett have promised to increase police staffing and revive a recently disbanded specialized crime suppression unit to help address concerns about safety.
Berkeley Honda provides living wages and union jobs to 50+ employees. By voting not to allow it to move into new premises, Berkeley's mayor is failing middle-class workers.
Berkeley police have attached a number of officers to protect Jesse Arreguín.
Early voting began Monday, Feb. 6, for downtown Berkeley residents who want a say in who will represent them on the City Council. See how the candidates compare.
An estimated 200 neighbors came out in force Sunday to San Pablo Park's auditorium to share their worries and ideas following a spate of recent incidents involving gunfire.
What I heard at a Berkeley Neighborhoods Council meeting — cursing and bullying what was already happening but offering no solution to what was seen as a problem — reminded me of the current Republican party.
Despite the new calendar year, “Election 2016” is not quite over in Berkeley. Downtown residents will have another chance to cast a ballot, beginning Feb. 6, to choose the next City Council representative for the district.
In one of his first acts as mayor, Jesse Arreguín is proposing to overhaul the way Berkeley addresses homelessness, including rescinding the law restricting people to only occupying a small section of the sidewalk.
A large and enthusiastic crowd gathered at Berkeley’s Old City Hall Thursday at 10 a.m. to watch Jesse Arreguín and three new council members — Cheryl Davila (District 2), Ben Bartlett (District 3) and Sophie Hahn (District 5) — be sworn in to office.
The race to replace City Councilman Jesse Arreguín formally began Wednesday when Kate Harrison held a press conference in front of old City Hall to announce her candidacy for the District 4 seat. She was surrounded by a group of officials and activists who had helped elect Arreguín to the mayor’s office, a move that ushered in a more liberal City Council.
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