Less dogma and more dogs is the mantra at an eclectic Christian community in Berkeley where pets are as welcome in the pews as parishioners.
The developers behind Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin project near Jack London Square say the major residential development of 3,100 new homes is starting to take shape.
San Francisco already has the highest minimum wage in the country but voters on Tuesday pushed it even higher. Now, low-wage earners in both San Francisco and Oakland will be getting raises.
Berkeley’s Measure D Passes Making It First City in U.S. To Tax Soda; San Francisco’s Similar Proposition E Failed
Soda drinkers in Berkeley will soon have to pay an extra cent per ounce to consume their sugary drinks as a majority of voters supported Measure D. It will become the nation’s first tax on soda. Meanwhile, a similar soda-tax measure, Proposition E in San Francisco, failed to pass.
Waste Management recycling workers are returning to work Friday after a weeklong strike left a mountain of recycling piling up outside a San Leandro facility.
Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.
Oakland City Council Approves Tenant Protection Ordinance After Increasing Complaints About Landlord Harassment
Oakland renters will soon have a new list of protections against harassment and evictions as the Oakland City Council night approved a tenant protection ordinance on Tuesday night.
Alameda County officials want to remind voters that Election Day is Nov. 4 after the county’s registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, “Election Day is November 5, 2014” to 27,000 Berkeley voters.
A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany is set to buried in Oakland.
Police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday in connection with a home invasion and severe beating of an elderly couple in El Cerrito last month.