Moms 4 housing co-founder Dominique Walker is running for the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board. Street Spirit caught up with Walker to talk about how she transitioned from leading the renowned Moms 4 Housing movement to running for local office.
In the November 2018 election, San Francisco voters approved Prop C, which authorizes the City to tex wealthy corporations to fund homelessness programs, mental health, and substance use treatment programs, and eviction defense efforts. The proposition has finally made it through several challenges in court.
As the air quality climbed into the “very unhealthy” range on Friday, both Berkeley and Oakland opened clean air respite centers for unsheltered people and others who need a break from the toxic wildfire smoke. Here's what we know about where they are and how to utilize them.