Despite clear qualms, the Berkeley City Council said yes Tuesday to a staff proposal to bring shared electric scooters to Berkeley in 2019.
Following a daylight shooting in August, the City Council agreed to install surveillance cameras in the south Berkeley park.
A recent Berkeley City Council discussion prompted allegations of racism on the dais during a debate over the look of new welcome signage at the city borders.
Ben Bartlett's traffic stop in July, where he brought up the police contract and raise he supported, wasn't his first encounter with police in the past year, new records show.
The organization is also announcing a Sept. 22 community event focused on the effects of implicit bias and intergenerational trauma on people of color.
Bartlett tried to get the police chief to intervene on his behalf during a traffic stop in July, text messages show. This week, he said "trauma and hubris" caused his behavior.
A councilman who ran a red light in July suggested the officer who pulled him over should let him off, citing a raise for police he had just backed.
About 100 people came to a community meeting Thursday to call for affordable housing development and the preservation of the Berkeley flea market.
Berkeley leaders past and present reflect on the impact of a legendary politician.
Jovanka Beckles is now in second place, as of Saturday evening.
About 50 people gathered in South Berkeley to talk about racial discrimination in housing, jobs, schools, and the community.
A "tiny house village" for homeless youth could be built at the current Ohmega Salvage site in West Berkeley.
Ben Bartlett has only been a Berkeley City Councilman for 1.5 years, but has the experience to be an Assemblyman because "a year in Berkeley is like 7 years anywhere else," he says