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Cheryl Davila defeats Darryl Moore to win City Council seat

Cheryl Davila is Berkeley’s new councilwoman for District 2. Photo: Courtesy Cheryl Davila Cheryl Davila is Berkeley’s new councilwoman for District 2. Photo: Courtesy Cheryl Davila District 2 voters rejected incumbent Berkeley Councilman Darryl Moore’s bid for re-election and narrowly handed the seat to progressive challenger Cheryl Davila, according to the Alameda County Registrar of […]

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Police roust homeless camp; activists vow to return

Berkeley police arrest Nanci Armstrong-Temple on the morning of Friday, Nov. 4. Photo: Paul Kealoha-Blake Berkeley police arrest Nanci Armstrong-Temple on the morning of Friday, Nov. 4. Photo: Paul Kealoha-Blake Early Friday morning, Berkeley police dismantled an encampment that had been set up on Adeline Street to protest the way the city provides homeless services. A contingent of […]

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District 2 race focused on housing, police, accountability

From left: Cheryl Davila, Nanci Armstrong-Temple and Darryl Moore. All are running for District 2. Photo: Emilie Raguso From left: Cheryl Davila, Nanci Armstrong-Temple and Darryl Moore. All are running for District 2. Photo: Emilie Raguso As the election approaches, challengers Cheryl Davila and Nanci Armstrong-Temple are taking aim at District 2 incumbent Darryl Moore, who has […]

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Real-estate interests spend $92K to help elect candidates

The PAC for the National Association of Realtors has spent more than $60K on mailers supporting City Councilman Laurie Capitelli’s mayoral campaign. That leaves City Councilman Jesse Arreguín’s mayoral campaign at a severe monetary disadvantage. Photos: Mark Coplan The PAC for the National Association of Realtors has spent more than $60K on mailers supporting City Councilman […]

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Election 2016 Berkeley: Spotlight on District 2, District 3

Appearing in ballot order, top row from left, District 2 candidates: Cheryl Davila, Nanci Armstrong-Temple, Darryl Moore. Bottom row, from left, District 3 hopefuls: Mark Coplan, Al Murray, Deborah Matthews, Ben Bartlett. Photos: Courtesy* Berkeleyside wants to help you get to know your 2016 candidates for Berkeley City Council, School Board and Rent Stabilization Board. This […]

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Election 2016: Who is Nanci Armstrong-Temple?

Photo: Courtesy of Nanci Armstrong-Temple Name: Nanci Armstrong-Temple Age: 41 Job: Social entrepreneur, mom, teacher What office are you are running for? Berkeley City Council, District 2 What is the main reason you are running? As a community organizer in Berkeley, I have seen our streets and parks be neglected, our police out of control, and our elected officials […]

Posted inHousing & Development

Housing views show split in South, West Berkeley races

Berkeley City Council Districts 2 & 3 forum, League of Women Voters Berkeley Albany Emeryville, Berkeley Community Media, Sept. 12, 2016. Photo: Emilie Raguso Berkeley City Council candidates for South and West Berkeley took the stage Monday night to share their views on housing, diversity, homelessness, the economy and public safety, among other topics. The […]