Workers have until Nov. 15 to get vaccinated, unless they can claim a medical or religious exemption from the requirement.
Frank Daar was a leader in the formation of the “April Coalition,” which made national news in 1971 by electing Loni Hancock, Ira Simmons and D’Army Bailey to the Berkeley City Council.
Plastic bags in the produce aisle and thicker bags for groceries and takeout would be banned under a proposal in its early stages.
City leaders are launching a new effort to create “objective standards” that could determine how easy it is to build in Berkeley.
What’s happening now is important because it will define the parameters for large new apartment buildings that are slated to replace what are now parking lots at the North Berkeley and Ashby BART stations.
An Alameda County judge ruled that campus must study the impacts of its growth before it expands any further.
UC Berkeley did not do an adequate analysis of the impacts of its growth on the community, the suits contend.
Berkeley mayor Jesse Arreguín said he wants the city to require its workers to receive COVID-19 vaccines, or be tested for the virus regularly.
The City Council approved deals with three of the unions representing Berkeley workers.
The resolution would apply at city facilities such as the jail, senior centers and youth programs, among other possible venues.
The university will also pay $920,000 into the city’s Housing Trust Fund as recompense for the structure.
The award-winning reporter will cover City Hall. He comes from the Mercury News where he covered more than two dozen transportation agencies.