Logan Park, an eight-story, 204-unit mixed-use housing project slated for downtown Berkeley, is one step closer to breaking ground after the zoning board approved its use permit Thursday night.
City Councilwoman Lori Droste pays $750 for campaign finance violations
Public financing was used for the first time in Berkeley during the November 2018 election and the Fair Practices Campaign Commission is still dealing with violations from various races.
Civility reigns in the four-way race in Berkeley’s District 1 to replace Linda Maio
The race is close and no candidate is expected to capture the seat at first. Ranked-choice voting and voters’ No. 2 choices will play a large role in selecting the next council member.
Big money is flowing in to support and oppose measures O and P, AD15 race
Companies that build affordable housing are pouring funds into support of the O and P measures, Realtors are opposing the proposed property transfer tax hike and Wicks is outspending Beckles in the AD15 race.
Election 2018 Berkeley: District 1 candidates answer Berkeleyside questions
Meet your District 1 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2018 election.
Election 2018: Who is Mary Behm-Steinberg?
Meet Mary Behm-Steinberg, one of four District 1 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2018 election.
Election 2018: Who is Igor Tregub?
Meet Igor Tregub, one of four District 1 City Council candidates in Berkeley’s November 2018 election.
Four City Council candidates look to replace Linda Maio in Berkeley’s District 1 offer their views at community forum
Candidates each had one minute to answer questions on a range of topics, from housing and crime to homelessness and their vision for Berkeley.
Public financing is being used for 1st time in Berkeley election; how’s it going so far?
Twelve of the 14 candidates for City Council are using public matching funds.
Berkeley zoning board says latest 2701 Shattuck proposal is ‘still excessive’
A proposal for a five-story, 57-unit building in South Berkeley has come back in its latest iteration after a failed attempt in 2013 to get city approval.
Opinion: Don’t require underground parking at Berkeley’s ambitious housing project for the homeless
Putting underground parking below Berkeley planned housing for the homeless is not only costly and short-sighted, but it will reduce the number of units that can be built.
New housing OK’d in Berkeley as ‘YIMBYs’ win the night
A rendering of the proposed view of 2902 Adeline, looking southwest from Adeline and Russell streets. Image: Trachtenberg Architects A 6-story building set to include 50 rental units and four live-work units was approved Thursday night by Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board, though neighborhood opposition will likely mean an appeal to City Council. Nearly 300 people have […]