Representatives from the city and business association said there is not much they can do to address the private site.
Let’s come together and build affordable housing while allowing the community some voice at the beginning of a project’s approval process.
"Let’s put forward our best proposal," said Mayor Jesse Arreguín. "If they accept it, great. If not, we’ll build this facility."
Council says it will consider the possibility of sanctioned encampments for homeless residents in Berkeley.
Council voted Tuesday to embark on an intensive project to develop extensive new development standards to preserve the city's discretion over land use decisions.
The importance of Urban Shield in training police to respond to disasters is exaggerated. Berkeley should exit the program to rebuild good faith between police and people of color.
Downtown business owners and neighbors expressed frustration that a new center for young adults with mental illness and substance abuse problems was approved without public input.
Berkeley officials voted unanimously Tuesday night to prioritize a plan to build what was described as the city's largest ever supportive housing development for the homeless.
On a field trip to City Hall, students in a Malcolm X Elementary School class brought their ideas on homelessness to their elected officials.
Berkeleyside will be at City Hall and will broadcast the event, which starts at 3 p.m., live on Facebook.
Harrison beat Ben Gould, a UC Berkeley graduate student, by capturing 62% of the vote.
Harrison, backed by Mayor Jesse Arreguín, is highly favored to take the vacant District 4 council seat.
If you live in downtown Berkeley, and you've been waiting to cast your mail-in ballot, Tuesday, March 7, is the day.