The fight over a plan to build a 6-story apartment building on a vacant lot illustrates a power shift driven by California’s housing crisis.
California has strong abortion protections, but 23 states may ban it if the decision becomes final.
Prompted by Berkeleyside’s investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against a Berkeley High teacher, Wicks is considering changes to the California Public Records Act and Education Code.
In a closed session Thursday, the City Council decided that a new police transparency law should apply to records pre-dating Jan. 1, 2019, when the law came into effect.
City Council voted in closed session Thursday that SB 1421 should apply “to existing [police] records pre-dating Jan. 1, 2019.” This followed a lawsuit filed by Berkeleyside and ACLU NorCal over application of the bill.
The city of Berkeley says it has no records of sexual assault or dishonesty-related police misconduct from the past five years and does not have to release use-of-force records from incidents before 2019.
A few hundred people braved the smoky air to protest Thursday evening.
Berkeley protesters joined groups around the Bay Area and the U.S. demanding the reunification of families separated at the border.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín and State Senator Nancy Skinner were among the dignitaries who ushered in a new era at Berkeley Patients Group.
A new bill would require nonprofit hospitals in California to obtain approval from the state Attorney General before closing an emergency department.
At the groundbreaking for the UC Theatre on Wednesday, March 18, 2015: (l to r) Laurie Capitelli, Susan Wengraf, Michael Caplan, Polly Armstrong, David Mayeri, Helen Meyer, Denise Pinkston, Nancy Skinner, Daryl Moore, Joseph Camacho, Calvin Fong and John Caner. Photo: Tracey Taylor By Frances Dinkelspiel and Tracey Taylor The long-shuttered UC Theatre on University Avenue […]
Tony Thurmond won the District 15 Assembly seat with 54.3% of the vote. Photo: courtesy Tony Thurmond campaign Tony Thurmond, a former Richmond city councilman, is driving up to Sacramento today to start his orientation as one of the state’s newest Assemblymen. Thurmond won a resounding victory Tuesday in the race for the District 15 […]