I believe building market-rate housing will not solve the affordability crisis, that Berkeley must seek higher percentages of affordable housing and that state law should not nullify local zoning.
Two former Berkeley mayors and seven current and former City Council members believe Droste is the best qualified candidate.
Lori Droste made an attempt to lower the rate and postpone the increases which is why the authors support Mary Kay Lacey for District 8.
Lacey has been showing Elmwood residents a map that exaggerates where “high-rises” would be permitted with a new state law and is saying (falsely) that Droste supports it.
Meet your District 8 City Council candidates in Berkeley's November 2018 election.
Meet Lori Droste, one of four District 8 City Council candidates in Berkeley's November 2018 election.
Twelve of the 14 candidates for City Council are using public matching funds.
"Let’s put forward our best proposal," said Mayor Jesse Arreguín. "If they accept it, great. If not, we’ll build this facility."
A Street Spirit vendor was struck in the face Saturday after he intervened to stop a hate incident between a lesbian family and a man described by police as a "nomad" on College.
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.
Council voted Tuesday night to ramp up parking enforcement by adding 15 automated license plate readers to the small pilot program it launched last year.