Using trained civilians to make most traffic stops is a critical part of reimagining public safety and advancing the movement for Black lives.
Gas-powered leaf blowers worsen the climate crisis. Electric or battery ones work just as well and pollute less.
Using unarmed enforcement officers will accomplish the twin goals of road and community safety.
It could happen if there was ministerial review and as-of-right permitting, along with increased density.
The City Council must act and also permit the construction of more multifamily housing in residential neighborhoods.
The election of Terry Taplin tipped the balance of the City Council, setting the stage for an overhaul of Berkeley's housing policies.
These 150 doctors and health care professionals, many of whom have worked on the front lines of the pandemic, urge officials to open public schools to in-person instruction.
A hotel could generate millions in annual tax revenue, which would put the marina fund comfortably in the black
Her act of nonviolent resistance should be linked to the rights of all people to high-quality public transportation run on clean energy.
Currently, landlords can deny tenants the right to choose the communications service provider that they want. The City Council may change that.
BUSD teachers should join the ranks of the thousands of other teachers across the country who have bravely returned to the classroom.