renewable sources bill passes the Utilities and Energy Committee

Posted on July 6, 2018 in League News | comments

122 supporters returned to the State Capitol July 3 for the Assembly’s Utilities and Energy Committee Hearing for SB100 to quicken the pace to 100% electricity from renewable sources of energy by 2045. Thanks to recent...

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Whirlwind June – Prop 13 Reform, Climate, & Voter Registration

Posted on July 1, 2018 in League News | comments

A whirlwind of activist energy was unleashed in June as the Prop. 13 Reform Team gathered the most signatures of all local Leagues in the state on behalf of the ballot measure “Schools and Communities First!” Besides...

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Defunding Hate

Posted on June 23, 2018 in League News | comments

The League joined nearly 300 organizations calling on members of Congress to reduce funding for detentions and deportations and provide zero funding for an unnecessary border wall. Read all about it on the League’s...

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Berkeley Climate Action

Posted on June 6, 2018 in League News | comments

Local energy is finally here! Thursday June 14 at 6pm at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis Street, Berkeley, near Ashby BART. View Map Come to our next Berkeley Climate Action Convening event focused on E...

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ORGANIZING FOR PROP 13 REFORM

Posted on June 5, 2018 in League News | comments

The June 30th deadline to collect signatures to put the Prop. 13 reform measure “Schools and Communities First” on the ballot is a few weeks away! Please mail your completed petitions to the LWVBAE office (2530 San P...

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Vote with the League on June 5!

Posted on May 31, 2018 in League News | comments

Our recommendations on the propositions: Prop68 – YES Water and parks for all Prop69 – YES Car fees and taxes Prop70 – NO Greenhouse gas reduction fund Prop71 – YES Date of Initiative Prop72 ̵...

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West Berkeley Historic Ohlone Site

Posted on May 24, 2018 in League News | comments

Ohlone Campaign to Save West Berkeley Historic Shellmound Site Ohlone Indian leader Corrina Gould and author-publisher Malcolm Margolin discussed preservation of the West Berkeley Shellmound for Environmental Concerns...

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BAECast the League’s New Podcast

Posted on May 23, 2018 in League News | comments

At the Annual Spring meeting May 2018 Garrick Smalley and Garrett Bowers-Dodd introduced the League’s new Podcast. You can find Episode 1 at https://www.lwvbae.org/baecast/. The button is under ‘League News&#...

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We have Videos of Forums, Candidates and Measure 3

Posted on May 20, 2018 in League News | comments

Candidates for State Assembly District 15, Alameda County District Attorney, and A Discussion of Measure 3. The April 5th Forum for State Assembly District 15 Candidates. Forum for Alameda County District Attorney May 9,...

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Our Action Coordinator writes an OpEd

Posted on May 17, 2018 in League News | comments

Preston Jordan, a member of our Board of Directors and Coordinator of our Action Team, has an OpEd published currently on Berkeleyside, a great example of local media. His OpEd  discusses the difference in pollution bet...

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