Berkeley City Council Places Moratorium On Some Police Tactics Against Peaceful ProtestersThe Berkeley City Council voted for a moratorium on the use of tear gas, rubber bullets and over-the-shoulder baton strikes by police against non-violent protesters. In addition police will wear body cameras.
Fed Up Parents Want To Shut Down A Berkeley Pot Club Because The Neighborhood Reeks Of MarijuanaSome Berkeley parents are tired of marijuana ‘contact’ fumes wafting into their yards from a nearby pot club. They want the city to do something about the "40 Acres Collective" operating out of a building on San Pablo Avenue.
New Study Claims Bay Area Power Plant Is 2nd Most Polluting In StateA California environmental group claims that a Bay Area power plant is the second most polluting in the state according to a new study.
Phil Matier: Berkeley Considers 'No Drone Zone' ProposalThe City of Berkeley was on the brink of banning the small, unmanned aircraft commonly known as drones from hovering overhead.
Berkeley Mayor To Sit Farther Away From Rival At MeetingsA political feud between Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates and a rival city councilmember has turned into a grown-up game of musical chairs.
Berkeley's City Council To Vote On Downtown Development ProposalIt's a proposal that Mayor Tom Bates is convinced will draw businesses to the community, not to mention create opportunities for more people to live and work near public transit.
Police Union Calls For Investigation of Berkeley Chief’s ActionsThe Berkeley Police Association is calling for a formal investigation into Police Chief Michael Meehan for ordering a sergeant to make a late night visit to a reporter's house to change a news story.
Berkeley Council Votes Against Welcoming Gitmo DetaineesThe Berkeley city council has narrowly rejected a measure that would have welcomed freed Guantanamo Bay detainees to resettle.
Berkeley Council To Vote On Inviting Guantanamo DetaineesThe City of Berkeley was set to vote Tuesday night on a proposal to invite some former Guantanamo Bay detainees to resettle there.
Willard Pool in Berkeley Closes