Ellsberg, who has lived near Berkeley for more than 40 years, said he plans to continue his advocacy work for as long as he can.
Berkeley labor leader launches state Senate campaign
In her first attempt at running for public office, Kathryn Lybarger, president of the California Labor Federation and AFSCME Local 3299, wants to replace the termed-out Nancy Skinner.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín launches state Senate campaign
Arreguín’s campaign announcement positioned him as a regional progressive leader fit to replace termed-out Sen. Nancy Skinner.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín files for state Senate run
Campaign finance records show Arreguín has filed to run in 2024 for termed-out state Sen. Nancy Skinner’s seat in Sacramento.
Map: Have your Berkeley neighbors voted?
Our interactive map includes ballots issued and return rates by Berkeley City Council district.
Remembering Ying Lee, WWII refugee who became Berkeley’s first Asian American councilmember
Lee, a refugee from Shanghai, hung out with Maya Angelou and was crowned Miss Chinatown before winning a 1973 City Council election.
Berkeley could vote on 2 measures to build affordable housing, pave streets
Officials say a proposed $28M per year parcel tax increase could bring the city’s roads to “good” condition in a decade.
Ukrainian diaspora in Berkeley watches in horror as Russia invades Ukraine￼
“I hope I’ll have a country to come back to,” said Nataliia Goshylyk, who is visiting Berkeley for the year from Ukraine.
Berkeley infrastructure, housing measure could top $500M
Street paving, affordable housing at BART could see surge of new funding — if voters back largest-ever ballot measure.
Berkeley eyeing a big ballot measure in 2022 for streets, affordable housing
Mayor Jesse Arreguín and others are making the case for a new measure raising hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and housing.
Gavin Newsom’s recall defense heats up in Berkeley
Democrats are ramping up their defense against the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom with a barrage of text messages and campus canvassing.
Cheryl Davila says goodbye to the ‘hostile territory’ of public office
Her colleagues commended Cheryl Davila for her “unbridled passion” and commitment to the environment and the unhoused. Then she told them what she really thought of them.