A “No” vote sends the message that many Berkeley low-income residents would prefer the chance to become homeowners.
Opinion: City officials must address the dim lighting in Berkeley that has led to pedestrian accidents
This issue should move to the forefront of every City Council meeting until it is resolved.
Opinion: Berkeley could be about to unleash a disaster regarding ADUs
Council will vote tonight to give purview over the tenant/landlord relationship for ADUs to the Rent Board. This would stop ADU development being built for rentals in its tracks.
Op-ed: Why I support Isabelle Gaston for City Council
A few months ago, I joined the North East Berkeley Association (NEBA) Board of Directors at the request of President Isabelle Gaston. My limited time with the board has made me simultaneously distraught, and cautiously optimistic, about the future of Berkeley. It has made me distraught because this group of folks has an incredible grasp […]
Op-ed: Labor Commission should think carefully about $19 minimum wage
There is no one on the planet who would like to see his fellow man and woman find productive and meaningful employment at wages that allow for the complete satisfaction of every need and want more than I do. Over the arc of my life, I have spent my fair share of time thinking that the […]
Op-ed: Measure D will not reduce soda consumption
I was visiting recently with a fellow Berkeley parent while at the Washington Elementary School Fall Fair. He wanted to know if I was familiar with Measure D, and wanted to encourage me to support it. Rather than avoid the topic, I agreed to indulge him and struck up a conversation about the pros and cons […]