As Mayor Jesse Arreguín campaigns for state Senate, three city councilmembers have joined the race to replace him.
Berkeley will pull $4.1M from its fund for worker’s comp settlements to help address the shortfall that threatened several popular projects.
The heated debate seems to be colored by broader disagreements over what kind of city Berkeley should be.
A report detailing past sexual harassment claims against Louis comes as the interim chief faces scrutiny in another scandal.
Supporters say the devices help people navigate popular Berkeley neighborhoods, while critics say bringing ads into public spaces isn’t worth the revenue the city gains.
Intended as a “starting point” for reparative work with local Indigenous people, a land acknowledgment will be displayed at every meeting and read aloud monthly.
City staff didn’t share estimates showing the project would require the removal of 60 parking spaces before a key vote last spring.
A proposed rewrite of the zoning code would speed up the approval process for small apartments throughout Berkeley. Plus: Bigger buildings could be allowed in Southside.
City could change zoning rules for Solano, College and North Shattuck to encourage construction
The new city website been lauded for its design, but links to public records have been broken, frustrating council members and activists.
As of Tuesday, BPD said, no eyewitnesses had yet come forward. Authorities have asked community members to share tips if they have them.
Nine touch-screen kiosks from IKE Smart City can be found in Berkeley today. The company wants to roll out another 17 starting next year.