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Berkeley City Council Debates Sit-Lie in Raucous Meeting

Berkeley residents may vote this November on a proposed ordinance that would put restrictions on the ability to sit and lie on city streets. City Council took steps to put the ordinance on the November ballot at a raucous council meeting June 12.


  1. A group of people on Telegraph Avenue, long a destination for travelers and transient people. Photo: Nancy Rubin/Berkeleyside
  2. You can learn more about the proposed ordinance in the articles linked at the bottom of this Storify. What follows are Tweets from those who attended the June 12 meeting, including The Daily Clog, a blog from the University of California at Berkeley's student newspaper.
  3. Before reading the Tweets, it might be helpful to familiarize yourself with the names of Berkeley city officials.