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The three candidates align on many issues, like affordable housing and public transit, but have different methods to accomplish these goals.
Incumbent Susan Wengraf and challenger Richard Illgen both have decades of experience, but differ on the best approaches to address Berkeley’s challenges.
Plus, an update on Nick’s Pizza; new izakaya spot in Temescal; La Cocina’s Voices from the Kitchen goes virtual.
Restaurants can reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity beginning Oct. 26 under a new orange tier designation for the county in the state’s COVID-19 reopening guidelines.
Update: District extends closure of 11 East Bay parks to Wednesday at 8 a.m. as forecast shows continuing high winds and therefore a high fire risk.
The Juilliard-trained flutist makes her virtual Berkeley debut on Oct. 14 as a headliner in Cal Performances pandemic-accommodating At Home series.
The rent board needs balance. It’s time to elect some property owners.
She was once homeless, has lived below the poverty line, and recognizes the importance of a right to decent, safe, secure and affordable housing.
Increasing the salaries of the mayor and city council members would make it possible for more Berkeley residents, regardless of their wealth, to serve as elected officials.
It will allow the use of affirmative action to remedy some longstanding injustices.