Wicks has hired a company that is also working to defeat a San Francisco ballot measure that would tax large companies to help pay for homeless housing and services.
A Berkeley City Council proposal to put a police oversight charter amendment on the November ballot has run out of time to be considered this fall.
Twelve of the 14 candidates for City Council are using public matching funds.
It was a vote for a candidate who supported single-payer health care, cuts in wasteful military spending, free college education, and rejection of super-PAC money.
Civilian oversight of the police is an emerging best practice. Enlightened police leaders understand that independent oversight is a critical part of fair and impartial policing.
The City Council approved a November ballot measure determining how Berkeley will respond if Costa Hawkins is repealed.
While the two candidates for District 15 share some policy positions, they diverge when it comes to one of the most polarizing issues.
Rather than constructively tackling our community's issues, Beckles has focused on ideas that can delve into conspiracy theory. She delivers venomous personal attacks and lies.
The latest from the 2018 campaign trail.
The long-time councilman made a playful announcement Thursday.
Berkeley voters are set to have a chance in November to consider a $135 million bond measure officials hope will create more affordable housing in the city to fight displacement.
Beckles has claimed the second spot, after a neck-and-neck race with Dan Kalb, who has conceded.
Those votes will determine whether Dan Kalb or Jovanka Beckles will compete against Buffy Wicks in the Assembly District 15 election.