Candidates each had one minute to answer questions on a range of topics, from housing and crime to homelessness and animal rights.
Her behavior in Richmond shows she cannot work with those with whom she's not in complete agreement, and she will therefore be unable to build the coalitions needed in Sacramento.
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The status quo is unsustainable and inhumane. Berkeley residents should support these measures to help those in need.
I am running for city auditor with the intention of taking ownership of the two biggest problems in Berkeley: housing and homelessness.
The League of Women Voters, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Gray Panthers all have public forums coming up where candidates will discuss issues facing Berkeley.
Policy positions are not the only criteria on which someone should be elected. Personal attributes such as humility, open-mindedness, and a respect for facts are also important.
Beckles says she is part of a national movement to return government to serving the needs of real people.
Greg wants to help families come out of poverty by building housing all along the economic spectrum. Ensuring that Berkeley remains a welcoming place for all is his priority.
She got into grassroots politics because of her outrage over the lack of health care in this country. She has organized for unions. She worked to elect Barack Obama.
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.