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

Posted inHousing & Development

6 candidates compete for 4 slots on Berkeley Rent Board

Six candidates are vying for four open seats on Berkeley’s Rent Stabilization Board, in a race that has seen one slate of decidedly pro-tenant candidates boast numerous endorsements and a large war chest, while their landlord-leaning opponents lag — both in terms of endorsements and cash. It’s an important, if not widely covered race: Established […]

Posted inCity

Election 2016: Who is Leah Simon-Weisberg?

Photo: Courtesy of Leah Simon-Weisberg Name: Leah Simon-Weisberg Age: 45 Job: Tenants rights attorney What office are you are running for? Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner What is the main reason you are running? I am running for Berkeley Rent Board Commissioner because I feel strongly that all rent boards must be accountable to the people — there is no better […]