While many gym members don’t like the idea that a major investor in the fitness facilities threw a fundraiser for Trump, they said canceling their memberships might hurt those who work there.
Public financing was used for the first time in Berkeley during the November 2018 election and the Fair Practices Campaign Commission is still dealing with violations from various races.
If you’re a Democratic candidate for president, you can certainly find someone in Berkeley who will donate to your campaign.
This week, the city secured a restraining order against Zachary RunningWolf Brown, a long-time Bay Area activist, alleging he made “credible death threats” against Mayor Jesse Arreguín and scared a member of his staff.
Influenced by a 7-year-old in Texas who raised money to help the President build his wall, a group of young friends stood up for what they think is right in Berkeley this weekend.
Participation in East Bay DSA surged during the 2016 election and after the election of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Its youth arm held its conference in Berkeley this weekend to gear up for 2020.
Long before she was a 2020 presidential contender, Kamala Harris was a resident of the Berkeley flats and a student at Thousand Oaks.
SLATE pre-dated the Free Speech and anti-Vietnam War movements. Its members protested racial discrimination by holding ‘shop-ins’ at Lucky’s supermarket on Telegraph Avenue.
Berkeley’s population is 19.7% Asian-American, according to the Census, but this is the first year since 1977 there will be Asian Americans serving on the City Council.
Voter turnout significantly eclipsed that of the last mid-term election in Berkeley. See all the results in one place.
Alameda County updates the ballot count daily, but very little is changing at this point.
Although more votes remain to be counted, it is increasingly likely that the leads established on Election Day will hold.