One leading candidate to represent Southeast Berkeley says he wants to carry on outgoing Councilmember Lori Droste’s work. The other would move in a different direction.
Planning Commission chair Elisa Mikiten and holistic health advocate Tamar Michai Freeman are challenging incumbent Rashi Kesarwani for the Northwest Berkeley seat.
A proposed rewrite of the zoning code would speed up the approval process for small apartments throughout Berkeley. Plus: Bigger buildings could be allowed in Southside.
The storm won’t snuff out the threat of wildfire, but it could help reduce risk at the most dangerous time of year.
What’s next for old city hall and Civic Center Park? The next few months could be pivotal.
Builders of apartments and other large projects could be required to provide apprenticeships and health care coverage for workers under a new proposal.
Who’s spending the most on the city’s elections? How does Berkeley’s public matching fund program work? And other campaign finance essentials.
City could change zoning rules for Solano, College and North Shattuck to encourage construction
There are two contested races for Berkeley City Council in 2022, while two members are cruising unopposed to re-election.
Downtown’s last commercial movie theater, the Regal UA Berkeley, could soon close.
The new city website been lauded for its design, but links to public records have been broken, frustrating council members and activists.
The largest bond measure in the city’s history and a tax on vacant houses and apartments will be on the 2022 ballot.