UC Berkeley’s administration and Police Department should prove they value free speech for those who resist hate as much as they value it for those who promote hate.
By relying on outdated information, the City Council is putting hundreds of affordable housing units and millions of dollars in funding at risk.
Berkeley voters can’t trust City Council candidate Kate Harrison to deliver affordable housing because her approach is woefully unrealistic and ultimately hostile to new housing
Berkeley voters face a choice in the upcoming Mayoral race, but not the choice we’ve been led to believe. Contrary to much of the campaign rhetoric so far, this election is not a question of who is the most or least “progressive.” People elsewhere in the country or even the Bay Area would struggle to […]
Please sign Livable Berkeley’s Housing Policy Petition at BerkeleyHousingCrisis.org to let the City Council know you support more housing for Berkeley. What does the future hold for our community? In many respects, Berkeley is getting better with each passing year. New residents, businesses, and other amenities are bringing greater vitality to neighborhoods across Berkeley. But […]
Criminalizing homelessness is not a Berkeley value, nor is turning away those who have nowhere else to go. Sadly, unless more communities come to embrace our values, Berkeley will continue to shoulder a disproportionate share of the regional and national homelessness crisis. Unable to end homelessness on our own, how can Berkeley balance being a […]
Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel There is a campaign afoot to waste Berkeleyans’ time and tax dollars. On Dec. 17, 2013, the Berkeley City Council adopted a long-awaited redistricting map that rebalances population across Berkeley’s City Council Districts. The vote came after two rounds of redistricting over the last three years, including a total of 17 community […]