Based on “highly threatening, hateful graffiti,” the targets and the timing, UC police believe the vandalism is associated with the plan to build housing at People’s Park.
The city may adjust its laws in order to landmark the Bancroft Way home the vice-president lived in as a child.
The university’s new long-range plan includes building 12,000 housing units for a projected larger population.
Council unanimously approved a resolution that will work toward banning single-family zoning.
The plan is to build about 110 units for teachers and staff in the parking lot of the Adult School.
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Berkeley in 1916 was the first city to enact single-family zoning, which had the effect of pushing nonwhite people to more impoverished neighborhoods in the south and west.
The city is collecting community input on affordable housing, land use, building form and public space as part of the public process around plans to build housing at BART.
Public documents strongly suggest that Jay Kelekian, the former executive director, is the person who is alleged to have retaliated against the former employee.
With echoes of People’s Park’s legacy of resistance, protesters reacted Friday to UC Berkeley taking the first steps towards developing the land for student housing.
Cal said it will offer $54,000 or more to the occupants of 1921 Walnut St. to leave so it can build a 760-bed student housing project there.
The developer will build 10 townhouses at 1915 Berryman St. after it was determined it didn’t warrant landmark status.