There is a humanitarian crisis on our streets. I deeply believe that the best way to honor the legacy of People’s Park is to invest in the resources necessary to turn the tide on that crisis.
Cal should build student housing on a less historically-significant site like the nearby Ellsworth garage.
We strongly support the environmentally superior option of putting the maximum legally-feasible amount of mixed-income housing at Berkeley BART stations.
It’s not enough to do the bare minimum required by state law. Berkeley needs bold action on housing and climate.
We implore the City Council to adopt the staff recommended zoning and move toward building an affordable, green project that enhances the city.
Cal should be modeling development that preserves the environment, not destroying it with concrete.
The disruption to the neighborhood ... is not worth the build-it-and-they-will-come gamble that the bike coalitions want to take.
The building has a handsome art deco facade, but if only the facade is kept, an irreplaceable resource of public exhibition space will be lost.
There are real needs for maintenance and improvement in the park but the city's plan in its current iteration will not solve those financial problems.
The Pulitzer Prize winning author was disinvited to the Bay Area Book Festival for her endorsement of a controversial author, who espouses antisemitic conspiracy rhetoric.
The structural deficit has been reported to the city council and the waterfront commission since the early 2000s.
Problem-oriented policing is precisely what District 2 Councilmember Terry Taplin’s plan for a Flex Team is intended to achieve.