Posts Tagged: Berkeley

Berkeley to Oppose BART Housing Bill

Berkeley to Oppose BART Housing Bill

Posted May 24, 2018 by

Berkeley City Council Mistakes Parking Lots for Paradise On May 29, the Berkeley City Council votes on whether to oppose AB 2923, which makes it easier to build housing on BART property. Sponsored by Assembly members David Chiu and Tim
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All-Star Field in East Bay D15 Assembly Race

YIMBY’s Flock to Bay Area

YIMBY’s Flock to Bay Area

Posted July 11, 2017 by

Rising Movement Holds Oakland Conference I have bad news for those who oppose new housing, support suburban sprawl, enjoy subjecting working people to long commutes, and who think preserving gas stations is more important than allowing kids to grow up
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SF Advances, Berkeley Retreats

SF Advances, Berkeley Retreats

Posted June 29, 2017 by

Cities Diverge on Housing Three recently enacted measures have transformed San Francisco into the Bay Area leader for addressing housing affordability. Meanwhile, Berkeley is in full retreat. At its June 27 meeting, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed
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Rising Rents, Green Activism Spur Pro-Housing Movement

Berkeley’s Attack on Housing

Berkeley’s Attack on Housing

Posted June 13, 2017 by

Berkeley has gotten national publicity recently over alt-right activists using the city to wage fake battles over “free speech.” Now Berkeley could get on the national map for a different reason: its city government wants to slash housing construction despite
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Has SF Lost Its Non-Conformist Spirit?

Has SF Lost Its Non-Conformist Spirit?

Posted September 29, 2015 by

Last weekend, San Francisco featured a nude march down Dolores Street, the BDSM-themed Folsom Street Fair, and an anti-eviction themed Mission block party. Does this look like a city that, as one recent article described, “is starting to resemble a
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Randy Shaw Signs and Discusses “The Tenderloin” August 5 at Books Inc. in Berkeley

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