For the first time in 12 years, South Berkeley will have a new representative on the City Council.
A 6-story building set to include 50 rental units and four live-work units was approved Thursday night by Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board, though neighborhood opposition will likely mean an appeal to City Council.
Berkeleyside wants to help you get to know your 2016 candidates for Berkeley City Council, School Board and Rent Stabilization Board. This week, we plan to publish questionnaires with the candidates daily at 11 a.m.
Name: Mark Coplan
Five Berkeley mayoral candidates and a slew of contenders for City Council gathered Wednesday evening at the Freight & Salvage to discuss their commitment to funding the arts.
Berkeley City Council candidates for South and West Berkeley took the stage Monday night to share their views on housing, diversity, homelessness, the economy and public safety, among other topics.
We present a round-up of how the different candidates are doing in terms of raising campaign funds.
Update, 3 p.m. Berkeley Police said they are not investigating this as a crime.
The student who posted an inflammatory and racist statement on a Berkeley High School library computer last week was a student of color, according to a school district spokesman. But the student, a male freshman, was not black, according to a city staffer familiar with the case.
By Emilie Raguso and Lance Knobel
By Tracey Taylor, Lance Knobel and Emilie Raguso
[Editor’s Note: The following story contains graphic language and images that are disturbing.]