In a new graphic novel, ‘Unrig: How to Fix Our Broken Democracy,’ Daniel Newman, founder of Maplight, says people can be the change.
One major landlord appears to have been misinterpreting emergency laws intended to protect tenants. The City Council added some clarifying language to the law.
Cal is buying 1921 Walnut St. and may tear it down to make way for a student housing complex that can hold 850 to 1,000 students.
A state appeals court overturned a lower court ruling tossing out the case. UC Berkeley says it will appeal to the California Supreme Court.
The payment is part of a class-action lawsuit that Berkeley took a lead on.
Public health workers are going to senior living and skilled nursing facilities.
The bulk of the proposed expenditure will go for an “internal personnel issue.”The rent board is examining alleged harassment of an employee, although officials have not confirmed the detail
University Press Books has struggled financially for years despite trying many different approaches to stay in business.
The Oaklandside is the first launch for Cityside, the newly formed nonprofit that is also parent to Berkeleyside.
They are angered and disturbed by Police Chief Andy Greenwood’s comment that if police had no more access to tear gas, they might have to use firearms to respond to violent protesters.
After suffering severe financial losses because of COVID-19 shutdowns, The Gardener filed a claim for business interruption insurance. It was denied. Now the company is suing.
Berkeley lags behind other cities in the number of people getting tested. Officials say the new site will help change that.
There were at least five separate rallies Saturday in Berkeley, coming in the wake of a few last week. More are slated to happen over the next few days.
Groups of up to 12 people must collectively agree to limit their social activities to only each other for at least three weeks.
The fund has paid for rent from March through June for about 214 people. Most of the payments went directly to Berkeley landlords.
The Rent Board wants voters to adopt those and other changes to the rent control ordinance. The City Council must decide whether to put the changes on the Nov. 3 ballot.