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.
A council majority approved a slightly revised version of the mayor’s proposal on arrest information at the end of Tuesday night’s meeting.
Two council members and the mayor are asking the city to limit the amount and type of arrest information released to the public. First Amendment experts say it’s a slippery slope.
Cheryl Davila nominated a controversial professor to serve as her emergency proxy. Tuesday, several people blasted the choice and others came to the professor’s defense.
With questions raised over whether city officials can legally make decisions about police training, Mayor Jesse Arreguín pulled his support from a recent vote on Urban Shield.
About 50 people gathered in South Berkeley to talk about racial discrimination in housing, jobs, schools, and the community.
The Berkeley Municipal Code makes it clear that one’s political beliefs cannot be a consideration for the appointment to any city government position.
Davila had every right to replace a transportation commissioner who wouldn’t reveal his attitude about divestment in Israel with someone who supported her views on that issue.
A Berkeley councilwoman has put forward a proposal to add the phrases “LOVE LIFE!,” “Sanctuary City,” and “Ohlone Territory” to the city limit signs around town.
I was elected to carry out a social-justice platform and I have made — and will continue to make — changes in commission appointments where I see the need for change.
Cheryl Davila has talked to some of her appointees about where they stand on calling for divestment from companies doing business in Israel.
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.