Berkeley's Minimum Wage Increases To $10 Starting Wednesday Minimum wage in the city of Berkeley was raised to $10 per hour Wednesday, the first in a gradual rise to more than $12 an hour in two years.
Berkeley Mayor’s Proposal For Regional Minimum Wage Hike Gains Traction A plan by Berkeley's Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.
Berkeley Residents Fuming Over Asphalt Plant’s Alleged Fog Of Toxins West Berkeley residents allege an asphalt and cement mixing plant is violating terms of settlement made in 1999 and claim they are inhaling toxic fumes on a daily basis.
USPS Puts Berkeley’s Landmark Post Office Up For SaleThe U.S. Postal Service put Berkeley's landmarked main post office on the market on Tuesday despite major objections from city officials and long struggle with community activists.
Berkeley Considering Big Boost To Minimum WageHow does a 30% wage hike sound to you? It could become a reality, for thousands of minimum wage workers in Berkeley.
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 Voters Narrowly Reject Sit-Lie BanBerkeley voters have narrowly defeated a controversial measure that would have banned sitting on sidewalks in the city's commercial areas.
Voters To Decide On Berkeley Sit-Lie BanAfter 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.
Berkeley Council Approves Public Vote On Sit-Lie Ban 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.
Berkeley Council Considers Putting Sidewalk Sitting Ban On BallotCity 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 Mayor Wants To Ban Sitting On SidewalksBerkeley voters may be asked this November to consider a measure that would ban sitting on the city's commercial sidewalks.