"Berkeley’s Hysterical Landmarks"

East Bay Express | September 17, 2003

In which a powerful commission packed with zealous foes of development has local builders downright hamstrung


"100 Berkeley units get green light"

SF Chronicle | March 16, 2003

“People wonder why there’s no new housing in Berkeley,” Kennedy said after the committee voted not to give the building landmark status. “Even the experts said the building has no intrinsic merit, but NIMBY (not in my back yard) obstructionist types tried to stop it.”