Arts & Events

The Berkeley Activist's Calendar, Jan. 13-20

Kelly Hammargren, Sustainable Berkeley Alliance
Saturday January 12, 2019 - 10:22:00 AM

Women’s Marches in Oakland and San Francisco are Saturday January 19

Berkeley City Council Work Session on Tuesday, January 15 includes Future Development of North Berkeley BART and recommendations

January 22 City Council meeting agenda is available for comment 

January 24 Zoning Adjustment Board agenda available for comment includes 1050 Parker 

January 26 Assembly District 15 Democratic Party Elections of 14 delegates and one executive board member is 9:45 am – 12:30 pm 

The deadline for Commissions and the community to comment on the Local Hazard Mitigation plan draft (the Plan for preparing for natural disasters and reducing the impacts) is February 28. 

Please note new locations of Commission meetings. The North Berkeley Senior Center is closed for renovation until mid 2020. 

Sunday, January 13, 2019 

No city meetings or events found 

Monday, January 14, 2019  

Children, Youth and Recreation Commission, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 2800 Park St, Frances Albrier Community Center at San Pablo Park, Agenda: Special meeting Community Agency Grant RFP Process 

Police Review Commission Lexipol Policies Subcommittee, 6:00 pm, 2939 Ellis St, South Berkeley Senior Center 

Youth Commission, 6:30 pm, 1730 Oregon St, Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Services Center, Agenda: Gender Neutral Bathrooms, Homelessness among Youth 

Tax the Rich Rally, Mon, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Rain Cancels Top of Solano in front of the closed Oaks theater (soon to be a climbing gym), 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 

Berkeley City Council, Tuesday, 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm, 1231 Addison Street, BUSD Board Room, Agenda: Measure O Implementation, Measure P Funding, North Berkeley BART Zoning and Future Development, North Berkeley Site Recommendations 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 

Ad-Hoc Subcommittee on Climate Emergency, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, 2180 Milvia, 6th Floor, Redwood Room Agenda: EBCE (East Bay Community Energy), Presentation on Resiliency Hubs & BUSD Sustainability Project, Town Halls and Partnership with UCB 

Animal Care Commission, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 1 Bolivar Drive, Berkeley Animal Shelter, Agenda: Revisit Commission recommendations on number of dogs (from 4 to 8) walked by a single person and referred by Council to Parks & Waterfront Commission 

Commission on Aging, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 2939 Ellis St, South Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: Presentations on Plans for West Berkeley Service Center, Paratransit, Aging Services Manager 

Commission on Labor, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 2939 Ellis, South Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: Homeless Youth Policy subcommittee, Fair Workweek Requirements, Paid Family Leave, Minimum wage ordinance, UCB management anti-union stance regarding student labor solidarity 

Human Welfare & Community Action Commission, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 2939 Ellis St, South Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: Community Agency Applications for FY 2020-2023 Funding, By-Laws, Program & Financial reports Through the Looking Glass – Berkeley Parenting and Disability Project, Hazard Mitigation Plan, Shelter Plus Care Clients, W. Berkeley Air Quality, Areas of Poverty in Berkeley 

Planning Commission, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 1947 Center Street, Basement Multipurpose Room, Agenda: Public Hearing Tentative tract 2747 San Pablo, encouraging Student Housing in Southside, Local hazard Mitigation Plan, election of officers 

Thursday, January 17, 2019 

Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board, 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm, 1231 Addison, 

Design Review Committee, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 1947 Center St, Multi-purpose Room Basement, 2072 Addison St – demolish 1-story commercial building, construct 7-story mixed use building, commercial 1st floor, 66 dwelling units – Preliminary Review Majority Recommendations 2198 San Pablo – demolish 1-story commercial building, construct 6-story mixed use, with 3 live-work, 56 dwellings, 20 stacked parking spaces, 44 bicycle spaces – Advisory comments, 

Joint Subcommittee for the Implementation of State Housing Laws, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, 2180 Milvia, 6th Floor Redwood Room, Agenda: Work Plan, Calendar, Elections, Democratized Planning, 

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Product Panel of Experts, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm, 2939 Ellis St, South Berkeley Senior Center, Agenda: Local Hazard Mitigation Plan 

Transportation Commission, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 1326 Allston Way, Corp Yard, Agenda: T1, Pedestrian Plan, Election Officers, 

Friday, January 18, 2019 

Cheryl Davila Open Office Hours, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, 1122 University Ave, Algorithm Coffee Company, 

Saturday, January 19, 2019 

Women’s March Oakland, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Lake Merritt Amphitheater, 

Women’s March San Francisco, 11:30 am Rally Civic Center, 1:30 pm March Civic Center to Embarcadero 1.7 mi, 



Sunday, January 20, 2019 

No city meetings or events found 




Saturday, January 26, 2019
Assembly District 15 ADEM Elections, 9:45am-12:30pm, Emeryville Center for Community Life (ECCL) gym, 47th Street and San Pablo Ave

The California Democratic Party's Assembly District Election Meetings (ADEMs) are held every 2 years. Each assembly district elects 14 delegates and one executive board member. They join other party members at statewide conventions to vote on candidate, ballot measure, and policy endorsements, and also elect California Democratic Party officers. 

There is a Progressive Labor Slate running, led by Wendy Bloom. 

Wendy Bloom (Executive Board candidate), Andrea Mullarkey, Mabel Lam, Ada Recinos, Kate Harrison, Courtney Welch, Bobbi Lopez
Keane Chukwuneta, Soli Alpert, Alfred Twu, Kacey Carpenter, Sam Davis, Devin Murphy, Xavier Johnson

To vote in this election, you must be a registered Democrat in Assembly District 15. Same-day voter registration will be available at the event 


The meeting list is also posted on the Sustainable Berkeley Coalition website. 


When notices of meetings are found that are posted after Friday 5:00 pm they are added to the website schedule and preceded by LATE ENTRY