Officials hope building more will make it easier for first-time buyers and those looking to downsize.
Northern California cities are racing to meet a January deadline to adopt their Housing Elements, which are facing close scrutiny from state regulators.
A report detailing past sexual harassment claims against Louis comes as the interim chief faces scrutiny in another scandal.
Supporters say the devices help people navigate popular Berkeley neighborhoods, while critics say bringing ads into public spaces isn’t worth the revenue the city gains.
Councilmember Ben Bartlett thinks picking symbols that capture Berkeley could spark civic pride after pandemic isolation.
A councilmember wants to hold a contest to pick the city’s civic symbols — but first, we want to hear from you!
TOPA would provide tenants an opportunity to remain in their homes, build generational wealth, and keep Berkeley diverse and vibrant.
While other cities have softened restrictions on psychedelics, Berkeley would be the first to decriminalize the synthetic hallucinogen.
The ordinance requires certain businesses to give employees two weeks’ notice of their work schedules, and extra pay for changes.
Kesarwani had 53% of the ranked-choice votes to defeat challengers Elisa Mikiten and Tamar Michai Freeman.
Interim Police Chief Jen Louis has said she was not aware of derogatory text messages that were leaked this month.
Several cities across the country are rethinking right on red amid an increase in serious traffic crashes.