By Harry Brill On Oct. 1, the Berkeley minimum wage increased to $11 an hour. But unfortunately, for the majority of workers the raise is fictional. The City of Berkeley has notified the [...]
D’Army Bailey, a civil rights activist, judge, attorney, author and actor who founded the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, has died. He served on the Berkeley City Council from 1971 until 1973.
The City of Berkeley announced this week that it collected $116,000 for the month of March from Measure D, the sugar-sweetened beverage tax that voters passed overwhelmingly last November.
The Berkeley Board of Library Trustees will make a decision on renaming the South Branch Library after Tarea Hall Pittman at this month’s meeting, determining the outcome of a three-year-long, grassroots campaign. The effort to [...]
Two months after Berkeley police injured peaceful protesters with batons, tear gas and projectiles, some 150 activists led by Berkeley High, Berkeley City College and UC Berkeley Black student unions, took the Black Lives Matter [...]
By Judith Scherr More than 100 people came to a raucous Berkeley City Council meeting Tuesday to vent their anger at what they said was police use of excessive force at Dec. 6 protests against [...]
By Harry Brill On Tuesday, June 10, the Berkeley City Council voted unanimously to enact Berkeley’s first minimum wage law that covers the vast majority of employees who work in city.