The Berkeley City Council shifted more than $9 million out of the police department budget Tuesday night to help pay for a range of reforms called for by community members and city officials alike in recent weeks.
“We’re watching a future disparity in the making,” said one doctor pushing for more transparency.
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and persistent calls to reform policing, officials pledged Tuesday night to remake the city budget as a “moral document” that better reflects Berkeley values.
Public health workers are going to senior living and skilled nursing facilities.
As more movement happens, people should still limit activities and contacts and wear face coverings
The university will offer optional in-person classes for smaller discussion sections for large lectures and other activities.
University Press Books has struggled financially for years despite trying many different approaches to stay in business.
Residents must continue to limit contact with people outside their social bubble, maintain physical distance and wear face coverings.
After suffering severe financial losses because of COVID-19 shutdowns, The Gardener filed a claim for business interruption insurance. It was denied. Now the company is suing.
About 2 miles of Berkeley streets will be barricaded off on one side to slow traffic and encourage walking and bicycling.
The market temporarily closed to test the diagnosed employee’s team members, and reopened Wednesday.
Berkeley lags behind other cities in the number of people getting tested. Officials say the new site will help change that.