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ELECTION 2022: Full coverage | BERKELEY POLICE: Leaked text messages

Posted inCity

Capitelli, Bates lead in campaign fundraising

A view of Berkeley’s downtown from the Skydeck. Photo: Tracey Taylor A view of Berkeley’s downtown from the Skydeck. Photo: Tracey Taylor Three months before the November election, City Councilman Laurie Capitelli has amassed the largest campaign war chest in Berkeley, with $13,015 in donations from a variety of people, including his fellow realtors and politicians. […]

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Mayor Bates defends his handling of raucous meeting

When Mayor Bates and Councilmembers Laurie Capitelli, Linda Maio, Darryl Moore, and Gordon Wozniak stepped out of the council chambers for a recess while audience members were singing, Councilmember Jesse Arreguin clapped to “We Will Not Be Moved.” Councilmembers Max Anderson and Kriss Worthington sang with the crowd. Photo: Natalie Orenstein When Mayor Bates and […]

Posted inCity, Schools

Council member’s open letter re: police force on campus

Berkeley councilmember Kriss Worthington The following is an open letter released today by Berkeley councilmember Kriss Worthington (District 7): An Open Letter To the Berkeley and University Community and Friends of Nonviolence Everywhere, The U.C. Police Department recently used violence against Berkeley students, workers, faculty and community supporters on November 9. This was unprovoked, unexpected, […]

Posted inEvents

Berkeley council members celebrate Gay Pride Day

Jesse Arreguin, left, and Kriss Worthington took part in yesterday's Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco. Photo: Anthony Sanchez City of Berkeley councilmembers Kriss Worthington and Jesse Arreguin took part in Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco, riding in an open-top Mini with Worthington’s Legal Aide Alejandro Soto-Vigil at the wheel. The party also included Soto-Vigil’s son Checho, Kriss’s […]