Berkeley is among nine cities in California that filed "non-compliant" reports with the state for 2018.
When the homeowner did not voluntarily repair his house, a court-appointed receiver spent around $550K to fix it. The City Council will review the situation on Tuesday.
Soda taxes don’t seem to work — at least not yet. More effective policies are needed to reduce the human and social costs of poor nutrition in California.
Berkeley cited 1911 Harmon St. for code violations. When they were not corrected, the court appointed a receiver to make the repairs, which cost $600,000. The original owner has to come up with a repayment plan.
While there are more people than ever on the Cal campus, water and fuel consumption have declined because of programs designed to save energy.
The father of a transgender woman who died in 2013, as police tried to arrest her, failed to provide enough evidence to prove discrimination. A judge has denied his claim.
As classes end and UC Berkeley students prepare to leave their digs, the city of Berkeley posted the following request and resource list about how to keep neighborhoods tidy.
The sister of a transgender woman who died in custody says police use excessive force against mentally ill people who could be subdued with less extreme measures.
Berkeley is approaching a major, although only dimly visible, financial crisis. To pile another $100 million of debt onto this grim situation without first reforming basic budgeting and policy practices would be irresponsible.