Their effort follows a successful drive to unionize workers at a New York REI, and a national organizing push among service workers.
The city has released a draft of its Housing Element, which is likely to face close scrutiny from all sides of the housing debate.
With construction costs high, Berkeley is increasingly looking to create affordable housing by buying and fixing up older buildings.
The city’s public health officer has opted not to reinstate the requirement, citing data showing COVID cases in decline locally.
Officials say a proposed $28M per year parcel tax increase could bring the city’s roads to “good” condition in a decade.
Demonstrators called the Berkeley mayor’s trip tone-deaf because it took place soon after the killing of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.
The new camp, which welcomes families back this summer, was built to be more accessible and better protected from wildfire.
As Berkeley Tuolumne Camp reopens, the city’s cherished rustic retreats are facing growing threats from wildfires and landslides.
Downtown Berkeley, which once boasted a half-dozen movie theaters, will soon be down to one.
A proposal to build “approximately 15 stories” of new housing behind the theater’s facade cleared an early hurdle this month.
Find out how many scooters and bikes are coming to Berkeley, and how you can report illegally parked vehicles.
Some of the area’s residents and merchants vehemently opposed plans for new bike lanes that will require the removal of parking spaces.