District 3 candidates: From right to left, Ben Bartlett, Deborah Matthews, Al Murray and Mark Coplan. Photo: Emilie Raguso For the first time in 12 years, South Berkeley will have a new representative on the City Council. Four people are vying for the seat to be vacated by Max Anderson: Anderson’s pick, Ben Bartlett, is an attorney who […]
Election 2016 Berkeley: Spotlight on District 2, District 3
Appearing in ballot order, top row from left, District 2 candidates: Cheryl Davila, Nanci Armstrong-Temple, Darryl Moore. Bottom row, from left, District 3 hopefuls: Mark Coplan, Al Murray, Deborah Matthews, Ben Bartlett. Photos: Courtesy* Berkeleyside wants to help you get to know your 2016 candidates for Berkeley City Council, School Board and Rent Stabilization Board. This […]
Election 2016: Who is Al Murray?
Photo: Courtesy of Al Murray Name: Al Murray Age: 67 Job: Retired from US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 What office are you are running for? Berkeley City Council, District 3 What is the main reason you are running? There are three theme in which I am running for office: 1. Resiliency to implement low to Moderate Housing Strategy for […]
Housing views show split in South, West Berkeley races
Berkeley City Council Districts 2 & 3 forum, League of Women Voters Berkeley Albany Emeryville, Berkeley Community Media, Sept. 12, 2016. Photo: Emilie Raguso Berkeley City Council candidates for South and West Berkeley took the stage Monday night to share their views on housing, diversity, homelessness, the economy and public safety, among other topics. The […]
2 open Berkeley City Council races draw significant cash
We present a round-up of how the different candidates are doing in terms of raising campaign funds.
Landlord-backed group fined for campaign violations
The FCPC commissioners review their papers before a meeting. From left: Brad Smith, Jennifer Lombardi, Patrick O’Donnell, and Anna De Leon. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The FCPC commissioners review their papers before a meeting. From left: Brad Smith, Jennifer Lombardi, Patrick O’Donnell, and Anna De Leon. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel The Fair Campaign Practices Commission on Thursday […]
Roster of 2012 Berkeley candidates firms up
Acting City Clerk Mark Numainville reviews Mayor Tom Bates’ papers for the mayoral race in City Hall on Thursday, Aug. 10. Nils Moe, one of the mayor’s aides, is in the rear. Photo: Frances Dinkelspiel Acting City Clerk Mark Numainville reviews Mayor Tom Bates’ papers for the mayoral race in City Hall on Thursday, Aug. […]