Destroying the park by building student housing is an attempt to kill the voices that have criticized UC Berkeley since the 1960s.
Cleaning out the tide tubes that provide tidal circulation to the lagoon was among 42 projects that were part of the first phase of the funds.
The mayor and City Council have secretly agreed to a deal that will bring irreversible and long-term harm to us all, two Berkeley residents write.
The new ridesharing tax approved by voters is estimated to bring in around $910,000 annually and could pay for the free bus service.
The zoning bill is a one-size-fits-all state-mandated policy that will put Berkeley at risk.
About 600 park workers are voting this weekend on whether to authorize a strike, the first in nearly 50 years.
"It’s time for California to legalize neighborhoods that work for all kinds of people throughout the state," Travis Close and Venessa Boehm write.
The settlement is the largest financial settlement any UC campus has paid to a host city.
The Cesar Chavez Park Conservancy wants Berkeley's parks department to restore the Native Plant Area.
Cal proposes expanding without providing for housing for its present or future student population.
By evicting tenants from a rent-controlled building, UC Berkeley is acting like a corporation rather than a community partner.
In 2005, city officials worked out a back-room deal with Cal. That can't happen again.