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ELECTION 2022: What to know | WILDFIRES: Prepare | COVID: Get a booster | IDEA MAKERS EVENT: Jay Caspian Kang + Khiara Bridges

Posted inCity, Community, Nature

Willard pool reopening on agenda for park bond measure

After two failures to secure a pools bond measure, advocates for the reopening of Willard Pool turned out in force at Tuesday night’s Berkeley City Council meeting. Pool supporters called for including Willard in a likely parks bond measure on the November ballot. “This is a winning coalition,” said Robert Collier, one of the leaders […]

Posted inCity, Housing & Development

Berkeley council rejects settlement over nuisance house

The Berkeley City Council roundly rebuffed a proposed settlement Tuesday night aimed to address problems at a “loud, unruly” party house south of the Cal campus that’s been described in testimony by neighbors as a “mini-dorm.” Neighbors described issues with noise, drunken partiers, nudity and trash. Problems with the property, at 2133 Parker St., have […]

Posted inCity

Capitelli, Bates lead in campaign fundraising

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. Mayor Tom Bates, who is running for his fourth term, came in next, with $11,770 in donations, according to campaign expenditure reports […]

Posted inCity, Community

Election 2010 results: Berkeley winners

Berkeleyside’s Lance Knobel was stationed at Alameda’s Registrar of Voters offices from 8pm last night live-blogging the election results until the wee hours. He posted the last results at 1.35am this morning. Here is the summary for those too busy to relive the step-by-step drama. City Council Incumbent City Councilmembers all held their seats (although Worthington […]