Beckles was buoyed on Monday by an endorsement from Sen. Bernie Sanders. The Richmond councilwoman has staked out positions on the left of the Democratic spectrum.
If state Proposition 10 passes, Berkeley’s system of rent control – and the role of the Rent Board – could change dramatically.
This advisory measure will help the city establish priorities for infrastructure work and responses to climate change.
The independent senator from Vermont did not endorse AD15 Candidate Jovanka Beckles, although she was one of the few politicians to sit on the stage behind him.
Two D8 candidates have been tripped up by the new public campaign financing laws. Students who had hoped to vote aren’t getting that right just yet. And a very popular senator is coming to get out the vote.
He has spent 15 years as an elected official, environmentalist, housing official and more. He is a tireless progressive activist
By Nov. 6, the Wicks campaign and its 500 volunteers plan to have knocked on 100,000 doors, part of the candidate’s strategy to connect with voters.
She has been a successful attorney, giving her the skill set to balance being be a fierce advocate and a collaborative partner with City Council colleagues.
Berkeley should use a prefabricated metal building like those used for aircraft hangars to construct a shelter. Land isn’t a problem — the building can be put up on a little-used portion of a street.
I’m joining the Democratic Party, East Bay Times, East Bay Express, the Sierra Club and many others in supporting Lori Droste because she is an incredible advocate for the issues that matter the most to me.
The first woman of color to be president of the League of Women Voters for Berkeley, Albany and Emeryville, which offers nonpartisan election resources and organizes candidate debates, is also the youngest.
There are many things Berkeley has to do, but existing taxpayer pockets are limited. It’s time to build new homes and grow the tax base.