From science policy to local issues: Reasons to vote on Nov. 6

Berkeley has a long and storied history of political activism. From the Free Speech Movement and anti-war movement of the ‘60s to the turbulent protests over the last 20 months, UC Berkeley students consistently stand at the forefront of our national political debate. Despite this, when it comes to actual
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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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BART tests ShakeAlert early warning system

The ShakeAlert system detects initial seismic P-waves, which are nondamaging, to allow BART to prepare for the damaging S-waves that follow. The system was described as a lifesaver by lawmakers and BART representatives in a press conference following Monday’s demonstration.
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