Meet Sophie Hahn, one of three District 5 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
Writers can submit pieces by Oct. 7. Berkeleyside will publish up to two for each side.
There are 12 seats at play, including the mayor’s office, four City Council positions, two School Board positions and five on the Rent Stabilization Board.
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The citizens’ commission will be in charge of reviewing maps for the eight City Council districts, revised every 10 years after the census.
Wicks, who represents Berkeley and Oakland, asked to vote by proxy. Her request was denied and sparked outrage that women are expected to balance motherhood and work without much institutional support.
It’s National Poll Worker Recruitment Day and one Berkeley High student hopes to recruit other youth to join her in becoming a poll worker.
Voter rights groups warn that recent Postal Service changes could make it more difficult for voters to cast ballots in the mail this November. But Californians still have options.
What most Americans are just beginning to learn about California’s junior senator, we’ve already seen here for decades. Here are eight ways that California shaped Kamala Harris and that Harris has shaped California.
Harris often talks about her Oakland roots, but the senator was a resident of the Berkeley flats until the age of 12, attending Thousand Oaks Elementary School. Those years were “foundational” she told Berkeleyside.
There will be eight Berkeley measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. Here’s what to expect.