COVID Recovery: Half Of Eligible Berkeley Residents Fully Vaccinated, Positivity Rate Stays LowOfficials in Berkeley announced that half of the city's eligible residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, outpacing the state and nation in the vaccination rollout.
Berkeley City Council Unanimously Approves Elimination of Single Family ZoningThe Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Thursday night to start removing single-family zoning from the city and update the city’s general plan.
Berkeley Voters Overwhelmingly Approve New Police Accountability BoardThe mayor of Berkeley announced Friday that Measure II, which increases accountability for the city’s police and decreases the department’s budget, passed with an overwhelming majority of the vote.
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin Wins 65% Of Vote in Early ResultsIncumbent Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin won re-election Tuesday night in a landslide victory, according to preliminary results from the Alameda County Registrar of Voters
Berkeley Touts Lowest COVID-19 Rates Since Start Of Pandemic As Cases Surge NationwideAs much of the United States is dealing with a surge in COVID-19 cases, city officials in Berkeley announced the lowest rates of infection in the city since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Berkeley Mayor Pushes Policy To Put Renters FirstBerkeley mayor Jesse Arreguin proposed a new housing policy Thursday aimed at giving renters first dibs when a property goes up for sale
Hundreds Rally In Berkeley To Condemn ICE RaidsSaturday afternoon hundreds of people rallied at Berkeley's Civic Center Park just beyond the steps of City Hall, where the mayor condemned the raids and reaffirmed Berkeley’s status as a sanctuary city.
Gov. Newsom Outlines Fire Break Projects Where Cities, Wildlands MeetThe spectre of another destructive fire season in California and the Bay Area brought Gov. Gavin Newsom to the East Bay Tuesday to promote his fire prevention plan.