“I hope I’ll have a country to come back to,” said Nataliia Goshylyk, who is visiting Berkeley for the year from Ukraine.
Street paving, affordable housing at BART could see surge of new funding — if voters back largest-ever ballot measure.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín and others are making the case for a new measure raising hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and housing.
Democrats are ramping up their defense against the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom with a barrage of text messages and campus canvassing.
Civil rights attorney Pamela Price and San Francisco Police Officer JoAnn Walker said they’ll offer voters a “progressive ticket for justice transformation.”
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.
Davila’s attorney told Berkeleyside on Tuesday that “any accusations of misconduct or hostile work environment are untrue and unfounded.”
Election monitors found that over 100 ballots were lost at an East Oakland voting center, and say language access laws weren’t followed at others.
The joy was palpable Saturday morning as people honked car horns, danced, yelled and clapped in celebration.
Berkeley’s diversity and progressive values helped shape a leader who stands for equality, empowerment and justice, said Mayor Jesse Arreguín.
Moore left Berkeley to be closer to his eight grandchildren, but couldn’t resist the lure of local politics.
The salaries of the mayor and City Council members will increase by 75%, thanks to the apparent passage of Measure JJ.