They are the High-Achieving Progressive Professionals buying the $1 million+ homes in the flats. They are well-off and progressive and Berkeley residents should engage their skills, as well as challenge them.
Harris was raised in Berkeley, steeped in the values of the Free Speech and Civil Rights movement. As both a Jamaican American and Indian American, she has lived in many cultures, making her a strong candidate.
He has spent 15 years as an elected official, environmentalist, housing official and more. He is a tireless progressive activist
William Faulkner famously wrote “The past is not dead. Actually, it’s not even past.” That’s especially true in Berkeley, where civic issues can persist for years after they have apparently been resolved. Take the case of “development,” a topic of local controversy that refuses to die. Two ballot measures addressing downtown development over the past […]
Berkeley west of Sixth Street has long supported a vibrant community of small manufacturers, artists, artisans and local-serving businesses. Yet much of the rest of the district has been contributing little to the city, holding abandoned former manufacturing sites and sleepy warehouses that can’t be better used because of current zoning. The status quo has […]