A new report breaks down the projected costs of each piece of the ambitious homelessness plan, and puts forth recommendations for the elements to prioritize.
While Berkeley must work to solve its pension liabilities, the city has an excellent staff with deep experience in addressing fiscal matters.
The North Berkeley landmark has been on the receiving end of soap and colored dye multiple times in the past year, and it is no easy feat to clean up the messes.
Council decided Selawsky's experience is what is needed now for the board, even though it meant rejecting the lawyer nominated by the BOLT.
Jesse Arreguín is suggesting appointing a political colleague to the Board of Library Trustees rather than the lawyer whom the board has nominated.
On the eve of the closure of Berkeley’s winter homeless shelter at 1231 Second St., the city received an anonymous $15,000 donation to keep it running for at least another month.
The Pathways Project includes short-term measures — including two new living facilities — and a long-term plan for ending homelessness in Berkeley.
Over the last two years, the city of Berkeley has been moving from an emergency services approach to homelessness to one that's focused on getting people into long-term housing.
Jim Novosel, a member of the library board, wants to set politics aside and start a "healing process" by convening a task force to look at some of the library's issues.
Kriss Worthington believes the atmosphere is so toxic at the library that the only way to improve it is to remove two library trustees.
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.
With 12-year District 5 Councilman Laurie Capitelli setting his sights on the mayor’s seat, Sophie Hahn and Stephen Murphy have gone head to head this election season to convince the community who will lead North Berkeley best.
Berkeley has a Downtown Plan. The path has not been smooth or simple, but thousands of hours, plus voter buy-in has solidly approved it.
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