While recent bonds have enabled the city to create affordable housing and improve parks, streets, and other public facilities, funds have been fully committed. We need this measure to continue the progress.
Opinion: New campus agreement is an $80M win for the city
The settlement is the largest financial settlement any UC campus has paid to a host city.
Opinion: Berkeley can set a national example of how a city can grow sustainably and responsibly
The city can develop housing in order to reduce rents and displacement, make homeownership more attainable, and end epidemic levels of homelessness.
Opinion: Jovanka Beckles is the leader we need on the AC Transit Board
Jovanka Beckles has a proven track record of progressive success as an elected official, and is the only candidate with ideas bold enough for the current moment.
Opinion: Terry Taplin is the best choice for Berkeley City Council District 2
With his lifelong commitment to racial equity, economic, environmental, and gender equality, he is the kind of homegrown leader West Berkeley needs
Opinion: Why we support Berkeley Measure II for police accountability
It will create an independent agency to investigate civilian complaints and ensure effective civilian oversight of police conduct
Opinion: Berkeley mayor says, do your part to address public health risks
The city of Berkeley will help businesses and artists impacted by the coronavirus and is taking steps to help the homeless, seniors, and single parents, among others.
Opinion: A community vision for the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations
The City Council will soon enter into a memorandum of understanding with BART on how to build housing on the sites. A community advisory group will help consider zoning changes and priorities.
Opinion: 10 priorities to move Berkeley forward
From housing and homelessness to improving public safety and infrastructure, I am committed to meeting the community’s needs. These 10 projects are just some of many initiatives my office and the Council are working on.
Opinion: The I-80 corridor must have a full-service acute care hospital
The closure of Alta Bates would be devastating. That’s why, on Dec. 11, the Berkeley City Council will vote to demand Sutter Health commit to either retrofitting Alta Bates or sell it to another hospital operator.
Opinion: Berkeley’s new programs are getting the homeless rehoused. Vote ‘yes’ on Measure P to expand these initiatives
Measure P will replicate the successful soda tax to ensure funds are appropriately used. It places an additional surcharge on high real estate transactions to help those in need regain housing and rebuild their lives.
Opinion: Rigel Robinson is the progressive, consensus choice for City Council
District 7 candidate Rigel Robinson will serve as a collaborative and unifying voice for our city.