It’s not enough to do the bare minimum required by state law. Berkeley needs bold action on housing and climate.
Opinion: Berkeley neighbors call for housing and climate action
The group is seeking action to dramatically reduce transportation emissions and improve affordability, through revisions to Berkeley’s housing policy.
Opinion: What I saw at Urban Shield changed my mind
Berkeley may decide to prohibit our Special Response Team from participating in Urban Shield trainings at a special Council meeting on July 23. Doing so would be a mistake.
Op-ed: Councilman Arreguín can’t greenwash his anti-housing policies
Councilman Jesse Arreguín has put forward two items on Tuesday’s City Council agenda which impose infeasible requirements for new housing construction while making one-acre farms the easiest thing to build in Berkeley. While they’re presented as necessary to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, looking through the nearly 50 pages of recommendations, it’s pretty clear that these […]
Op-ed: Harold Way deserves better than Berkeley
Harold Way could be one of the best streets in Downtown Berkeley. It’s a quiet, narrow, low-traffic, shady street with some beautiful architecture from the Dharma College buildings. It’s highly accessible – with a parking garage next door, in direct proximity to both Shattuck and Milvia (and the bike station on Shattuck), and just a […]