Many people say they’re interested in what happens at Berkeley City Council meetings, but don’t have time to go. So one man decided to try making the meetings more accessible.
The 15th District candidate says hospital closures endanger the lives of nearby residents needing emergency care. It’s one of the issues she’s emphasizing in her campaign.
There’s plenty of talk about “greedy developers” being the cause of our housing crisis but the people making out in this crazy market aren’t builders, but existing homeowners.
It may seem like the ultimate waving of a white flag for Republicans in the liberal East Bay — the only GOP candidate running for State Assembly is a college sophomore.
Andy Katz is the only candidate running for the 15th District who has represented nearly all the cities in the district, in his role as EBMUD board of directors.
Wicks is the only candidate in the race who refuses to support the repeal of the Costa Hawkins Housing Act.
The passage of Proposition 13 reduced the revenue stream to schools by half. It’s time to tweak the proposition so California schools can once again lead. Sign the initiative.
The idea of guaranteed cash from the government is a cause currently championed by just one of the 12 candidates in the district 15 race: writer and podcaster Owen Poindexter.
The Berkeley City Council is slated to vote Tuesday on whether to place a controversial police oversight charter amendment on the November ballot.
The ballot initiative to create a new police oversight commission was crafted in secret and creates an onerous bureaucracy. A new initiative is in the works. Let’s wait for that.
The push to give the PRC more authority over the police department is unneeded and unwarranted in Berkeley, which has an excellent department. Stop this misplaced zealotry.
Two PRC members circumvented fellow commissioners to put a measure on the ballot to strip oversight of BPD from the city manager.