Berkeley City Council

22 Jan 2020

Berkeley Might Sanction a Homeless Tent Camp

By Nicholas Palmer The city of Berkeley is desperate to find shelter for homeless residents. During the Tuesday City Council meeting, members voted 7-0 to set up an “emergency shelter,” floating the idea of a 120-tent homeless camp under University Avenue bridge at Fourth Street. The city has made some

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11 Dec 2019

Berkeley BART Housing Battle Rages On

The topic of Bay Area housing development is complicated. Renters burdened by market rates lament the struggle. Communities resist aesthetic changes, especially when high-density proposals are made. Developers seek to maximize profits. Local governments battle between zoning determinations, pragmatic needs and neighborhood cultures. Although there is a sense of hope

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12 Apr 2021

Broke-Ass Stuart is Looking for a New Arts & Events Editor

Broke-Ass Stuart has been at the center of the events and arts scene in the Bay Area for over 15 years. And right now we are looking to bring on a new editor to focus on events as the world begins to open back up. This is a cool opportunity since events will be taking

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17 Jul 2019

Berkeley Bans Natural Gas Buildings

The city of Berkeley made a bold move at Tuesday’s City Council meeting by banning natural gas pipes in future building developments. The legislation makes the East Bay city the first in the state to pass such a strong anti-natural gas policy. There will of course be exceptions to the

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27 Sep 2018

This Week’s Bay News: Sideshows and Train Wrecks (of all sorts)

As we publish this week’s Bay Area news wrap, the world is watching the Senate floor, but we’ll refrain from too much of that until we know how this all shakes out. Until then, here’s your dose of local and other important stories that impact us here at home. Let’s

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26 Jul 2018

This week in Bay news: Nia Wilson, civic engagement and lunar viewing parties

This was a tough week in the Bay Area, period. We’ve chosen to leave all the national news alone for this wrap, although there is plenty to report on there, including today’s deadline for family reunifications. But there is enough for us to digest here closer to home that speaks

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