A council majority voted late Tuesday, after more than three hours of public comment, to outlaw overnight RV parking after creating an RV permit system and trying to help "priority populations" find stable housing.
The council will hold a second reading of an RV overnight-parking ban Tuesday. Opponents and proponents of the ban are both expected to show up.
The state of our public commons, from streets in West Berkeley to the University and Gilman underpasses, is unacceptable. We need to clean them up while being mindful of those who are struggling with no place to live.
Two Berkeley measures have brought in more than $400,000.
The race is close and no candidate is expected to capture the seat at first. Ranked-choice voting and voters' No. 2 choices will play a large role in selecting the next council member.
Rashi not only understands the work of government, but she’s also already doing it as a Berkeley commissioner and as a finance manager for a $900M agency in San Francisco.
Meet your District 1 City Council candidates in Berkeley's November 2018 election.
Meet Rashi Kesarwani, one of four District 1 City Council candidates in Berkeley's November 2018 election.
Candidates each had one minute to answer questions on a range of topics, from housing and crime to homelessness and their vision for Berkeley.
Twelve of the 14 candidates for City Council are using public matching funds.