He pushed to get cameras installed in San Pablo Park, the scene of a daytime shooting almost two years ago.
Meet Alex Sharenko, one of four District 2 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
His close involvement with D2 goings-on shows an engaged focus on our whole district that has been lacking for the past four years.
On Election Day, West Berkeley residents in District 2 will have to decide whether they are happy with Cheryl Davila’s leadership or would prefer a new council member at the helm.
She has worked with Black residents to develop anti-violence programs and has called for true restructuring and defunding of the Berkeley Police Department.
Those participating in the city’s public financing program can only get $50 from any donor, but Berkeley matches that six-to-one, or $300 per donor.
Meet your District 2 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2020 election.
There are 12 seats at play, including the mayor’s office, four City Council positions, two School Board positions and five on the Rent Stabilization Board.
A shooting in West Berkeley on Thursday night left a man wounded but expected to survive, authorities report.
The current ranked-choice calculations put Taplin solidly in first place with 63% of the vote. There are still a lot of ballots to count.
By law, independent expenditure campaigns must act independently of the candidates they are backing. They can’t communicate or even coordinate with those running for office.
The latest local election results and what happened during Election Day in Berkeley — all here on Berkeleyside.