Instead of empty lots, the land could include elongated greenspace, walking paths, dog parks, play areas and community gardens.
Three new laws will shape how Berkeley residents eat, build and influence lawmaking.
Incumbency and fundraising ability still mattered as the two sitting council members won reelection. However public financing allowed candidates to spend more time talking to constituents.
The 2015 law requires cellphone retailers to distribute warnings about radiation exposure.
Priya Sawhney has been jailed three times, faces eight felonies, and confronted Jeff Bezos in an effort to call attention to cruelty to animals. She’s not done fighting.
“This is a beginning of a process,” Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.
Last week, officials voted to spend about $11 million in tax revenue on new and existing services to address homelessness, including an RV parking program and an outdoor homeless shelter for up to 50 people.
The memorandum of understanding the City Council will sign with BART will make 35% of the housing affordable
The 40-year-old Capoeira Foundation has brought thousands to Berkeley and now hopes to own its home.
It’s that time of year again: when Berkeley officials review the budget to make sure the city’s June financial projections were on track and decide exactly how to spend — and save — its extra revenue.
Since only 5% of the homeless in Berkeley are families, the city manager is recommending the bulk of Measure P’s $3 million go to individuals. That is a mistake.
The California Restaurant Association filed a lawsuit against the city of Berkeley in federal court Thursday over its decision in July to ban natural gas in many new buildings.