Berkeley Copwatch is an all-volunteer organization with the goal to reduce police violence through direct observation and holding police accountable for their actions. Formed in 1990, they seek to educate the public about their rights, police conduct in the Berkeley community and issues related to the role of police in our society at large. For more information visit www.berkeleycopwatch.org.
Berkeley provides garbage pickup to some homeless encampments, but this process is often disruptive and ends in residents losing important possessions. It doesn't have to be this way.
Berkeley Copwatch writes a response correcting the misinformation in a recent letter by the Berkeley City Manager.
The City of Berkeley passed a one-year budget on the evening of Tuesday, June 30. Here are some of the implications.