Twelve of the 14 candidates for City Council are using public matching funds.
Nearly a year after protesters last clashed on the streets of Berkeley, groups on the left and right returned Sunday ready for confrontation.
Hundreds of protesters marched through Berkeley streets, but police stopped them from getting to Civic Center Park on Sunday. There had been 20 arrests as of about 6 p.m.
About 100 people came to a community meeting Thursday to call for affordable housing development and the preservation of the Berkeley flea market.
Bay Area activists are gearing up for what could be a large “Stop the hate” rally and march Sunday in Berkeley. Whether anyone will show up to oppose that message is unknown.