By Jane Fong I interviewed Richie Smith as she passed by our signature-gathering table – a long time resident of Berkeley – to discover the reason why the Berkeley Community is signing petitions to rename [...]
Most people would consider Ralph Walker a model Berkeley High School alumnus. He ran track for two years when he was a student at BHS, graduating in 1971. He later worked as an assistant [...]
By Gretchen Kell, UC Berkeley News At a time when wars are winding down in Afghanistan and Iraq, UC Berkeley’s student-veterans program is expanding to accommodate an anticipated increase in the number of veterans expected [...]
After all the ferocious campaigning leading up to Election Day, opponents of Berkeley’s soda tax did not have a chance – 75.12 percent of the city’s voters went for Measure D, which taxes distributors of [...]
By Max Anderson QUESTION: Big Soda is spending millions of dollars to defeat Measure D. What is your personal connection to this issue? Long before Big Soda decided to lay siege to any community [...]
Long time residents who are supporters of Berkeley’s Measure D soda tax are upset over the tactics used by way “No on D” campaign, which is utilizing saturation advertising at the North Berkeley and Ashby [...]
Alameda County officials are reminding voters that Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4 after the county’s registrar of voters sent return envelopes that say, “Election Day is November 5, 2014” to 27,000 Berkeley voters. All [...]
Black Women Organized for Political Action (BWOPA) will hold a summit in Emeryville on November 1st at the Hilton Garden Inn, located on 1800 Powell Street.
By Vicki Alexander Just last week the nephew of my housemate died of complications from diabetes. He was just 29 years old. He was an avid soda drinker.
Bill Riley is running for re-election as a trustee for the Peralta Community College District. “I am passionate about delivering quality education to Peralta’s diverse student body. We need strong, experienced leadership to continue our [...]