Friends, neighbors, it’s good to see all of you. I know you, you know me, and just seeing all of your faces at this city council meeting reminds m...
Diego Aguilar-C."let’s make a list of public programs that have directly benefitted me. Those are good. Now let’s make a list of public programs that benefit other people. Those are bad. That’s what small government means, after all"
<p>A 63-unit apartment complex with 15 affordable housing units was rejected because it would cast shade on a popular SoMa park.</p>
Diego Aguilar-C.let me save us all some time and recap how the discourse goes
A: wait, it has 25% affordable housing
B: [in bad faith] affordable for whomst?
A: [cites income bracket higher than person B's platonic ideal of poverty, but lower than median]
As major infrastructure projects and overlapping agencies leave relatively minor safety proposals in the lurch, cyclists have been mobilizing to demand action on life-saving street improvements.
Diego Aguilar-C.It's true that bike advocacy is mostly a movement of strapping white male hunks like @brezina and @mateosfo, but as a lesser-abled pedestrian, I really appreciate them laying their exquisitely ripped bodies on the line for the rest of us!
Berkeley is on track to fail on its most urgent climate policy imperative: reducing pollution from cars.
Diego Aguilar-C."There are a disturbingly large number of Berkeley residents who seem to feel that the climate crisis is someone else’s problem, and that what we really need is to preserve our downtown parking for gasoline vehicles." - @mateosfo