The city will work to create a new transportation department with a “racial justice lens” and a Specialized Care Unit staffed by a “network of crisis responders” to respond to non-criminal calls, among other changes.
A Berkeley City Council majority voted yes Tuesday night to the idea of a sanctioned homeless camp pilot program, location to be determined, and have asked city staff to figure out the details and report back.
Officials have put forward a proposal for a homeless camp, for up to 120 tents, that could be located below the University Avenue overpass. Council is set to vote Tuesday and the city has asked for public input.
PG&E says the amount of time the power could be out has “been hard for a lot of people to accept.” The city is taking steps to prepare. Have you?
The Berkeley City Council approved an ordinance that will eliminate masculine and feminine pronouns from the city’s municipal code, changing gender-specific language to gender-neutral language.
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.
Rigel Robinson, Aidan Hill and Ces Rosales all aim to represent the “student supermajority” District 7.
Election Day is four weeks away, but early voting has already begun in Alameda County. If you live in Southside Berkeley, do you know who’s running to represent you?
Meet your District 7 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2018 election.
Meet Rigel Robinson, one of three District 7 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2018 election.
Six weeks remain until the November election. Some races have already gotten ugly.
Twelve of the 14 candidates for City Council are using public matching funds.