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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Potential new candidate, endorsements shake up race for District 4 City Council seat

William “Three Hundred” Caldeira — a native of Berkeley and a regular at City Council meetings — filed for candidacy last month after former candidate and UC Berkeley student Brianna Rogers dropped out of the race to focus on her studies. Additionally, the Alameda County Democratic Party, the Sierra Club and the Alameda County Labor Council announced their endorsements of candidate Kate Harrison this winter.
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