After a contentious city council meting on Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 to send a controversial sit-lie ban on the November ballot.
After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.
City leaders in Berkeley are considering Tuesday night whether to put a measure before voters this November that bans sitting on public sidewalks, a plan backed by the city’s mayor.
Berkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city’s commercial sidewalks.
A new survey on San Francisco’s streets and sidewalks shows that people have generally positive perceptions of the City’s cleanliness – although there are some gripes about cigarettes, gum and bad smells.
The city of San Francisco is cracking down on merchants who don’t keep the area in front of their businesses clean.