By voting against Prop. 10, Californians failed themselves

STATE ISSUES: Blanket rent control policy will never work in this state. In the next election, voters must do better

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California is in a serious housing crisis — and yet, California voters failed to pass Proposition 10 to repeal Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and allow for much needed rent control.
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Here’s who you should vote for in the Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board election

CITY AFFAIRS: In the upcoming November election, Berkeley voters will elect new commissioners to the Rent Stabilization Board. Here's our take.

Berkeley is in the midst of a dire housing crisis, and now more than ever, the city’s Rent Stabilization Board has an incredibly important role to play in regulating rents and protecting tenants’ rights. This November, Berkeley voters have the opportunity to elect five new commissioners to the board. Berkeley needs commissioners who are going to fight for tenants’ rights. And those candidates are Alpert, Chang, Laverde, Poblet and Selawsky.
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Here’s how you should vote on the 11 state propositions on Berkeley’s ballot

STATE ISSUES: This November, state propositions address key issues ranging from housing to health care. Here’s our take.

November’s midterm elections are fast approaching, and Berkeley voters should be preparing to take on active roles in determining California’s future. There are 11 state propositions on this year’s ballot. These measures cover a range of key issues, from veteran housing to funding for children’s hospitals. Proposition 10 repeals the
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