Berkeley Councilman Resigns, Suspends Mayoral Campaign Over Safety Threats

Berkeley City Councilmember Rigel Robinson has joined a growing list of public officials who are calling it quits because of

Brittany Maldonado 01/16/2024 - 10:05 AM
Berkeley Decriminalizes Psychedelics

The Berkeley City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that will “de-emphasize the use of City funds and resources” to enforce criminal laws against the possession and cultivation o

Brittany M. 07/13/2023 - 5:21 AM
Youth Voting Measures Keep Getting Passed — But Not Implemented
Frustration is growing in Alameda and Berkeley, where two youth voting measures were never implemented by the county registrar.
Brittany M. 08/11/2022 - 5:23 AM
Mike Madrid: It’s Time to End Our Sister City Relationships With Russia

"Fewer than a dozen California cities have formalized sister city relationships with Russian cities — but among them are some of the largest and most influential in the state, including Los Angeles (St. Petersburg), Long Beach (Sochi) and San Diego (Vladivostok). These cities should heed Zelensky’s call and renounce their sister city relationships with their Russian counterparts."

Brittany M. 06/09/2022 - 8:51 AM