Starting as early as 11 a.m. Sunday, 1,500 PG&E customers in Berkeley could have their power cut as part of a planned power outage, the city reports.
By law, independent expenditure campaigns must act independently of the candidates they are backing. They can’t communicate or even coordinate with those running for office.
The Alameda County registrar of voters mailed ballots to 78,000 Berkeley residents in early October, but some have not been delivered yet.
Critical information about who is paying for campaign materials is missing, the complaints state.
South Berkeley voters will have to decide whether they are happy with the leadership of four-year incumbent Ben Bartlett, or whether they want something new.
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.
The East Bay Regional Park District closed 10 of its parks until Friday in response to a red flag warning and high fire danger.