The City Council has allocated $200,000 to move toward the expensive task of undergrounding power lines — which experts say can prevent fires and help with evacuation.
Voter turnout significantly eclipsed that of the last mid-term election in Berkeley. See all the results in one place.
Both sides said they consider the outcome a victory.
Station agents and customers say John Allen is personable, witty and kind. Cards and letters for him can be sent to an address posted on his newspaper stand.
As the City Council moves out of the property, homeless people will move in, for up to 45 nights this winter.
Karen Hemphill gave a forceful speech and Josh Daniels reflected on his tenure through a data-driven presentation.
Someone entered the campus chapel and drew a swastika inside a bible on display. A piece of paper with the words 'Adolph Hitler' scribbled on it was tacked onto a nearby bulletin board.
Renovations, which includes a major seismic retrofit, are expected to take 12-18 months.
The department is still the only one of its kind at a high school.
The Berkeley School Board took the first steps towards revocation Wednesday night, but officials said they hope to avoid following through.
A new state law requires free supplies at schools with high poverty levels, but a Berkeley policy could go further.