Smart, specifically affordable infill development has been Kate’s focus. She has gotten developers to raise the fees they pay the city and increase the number of affordable units they build.
Opinion: Mental illness, the criminal justice system, and the homelessness crisis
Jovanka Beckles, a candidate for the 15th Assembly District, has a plan on how to disrupt the vicious cycle that incarcerates those with mental illness or drug addiction.
Op-ed: Don’t let developers buy Berkeley’s election
In Berkeley, it’s sometimes easy to feel like our local politics are immune to the kind of cronyism and monied influence that afflicts most localities. After all, we like to think of ourselves as a well-informed, progressive city. We opposed Citizen’s United. We want money out of politics . . . Bernie Sanders did very […]