A full-scale campus exercise is planned to practice and evaluate the campus’s response to a magnitude 6.8 earthquake on the Hayward Fault.
A quake whose epicenter was Kensington, just north of Berkeley shook the city Wednesday at noon.
What lies beneath the Spenger’s parking lot has been hotly debated in recent months as discussions proceed about what might one day be developed there.
A magnitude-3.5 earthquake startled Berkeley and other East Bay residents early Tuesday morning. Its epicenter was near the Warren Freeway, State Route 13, near Joaquin Miller Road, the USGS reports. The earthquake was recorded at 12:50 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Service, with a depth of 2.98 miles. A number of reports came in on Twitter from […]
Employees with offices under the bleachers have been ordered to vacate by Thursday after chunks of concrete the size of sneakers came loose at the facility.
We all know what to expect from a Michael Moore film: snark. Though politically pointed and frequently hilarious, Moore’s bad attitude has been offending viewers ever since his groundbreaking boob tube series ‘TV Nation’ aired for a single season in 1994 (who can ever forget the Serbo-Croatian peace process pizza party?). Now comes Moore’s latest […]
An earthquake in neighboring Oakland jolted Berkeley awake just before 6:50 a.m. Monday. The US Geological Survey (USGS) initially registered the quake as a magnitude 4.2, but soon downgraded it to a magnitude 4.0. Its epicenter was two-thirds of a mile north of Piedmont (3.2 miles southeast of Berkeley). It struck at 6:49 a.m. BART held trains while it undertook a system-wide check. […]
Numerous Berkeley residents woke up just after 2:40 a.m. Tuesday due to a 4.0-magnitude earthquake reported north of Fremont. At least eight aftershocks had been reported, following the original incident, as of 3:20 a.m. According to the U.S. Geological Service, a 4.0-magnitude quake was reported at 2:41 a.m. 2 miles north of Fremont, about 30 miles from […]
Hosing down your driveway, watering your yard more than twice a week, or washing your car with a hose without a shutoff nozzle are forbidden in Berkeley, as the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) faces its worst water supply in nearly 40 years. These are a few of the new mandatory conservation restrictions announced […]
For more than a month, residents around Berkeley have wondered online about a recurring nighttime boom that has woken babies, freaked out pets and set off car alarms. The sound, which has become known on Twitter as the #BerkeleyBoom, has been heard around the city, though it has been concentrated primarily in the southern part of town. On […]
Berkeley born Chris Lamb fans his way to Cal League record (MILB) Eight-story Stonefire development slated for approval this week (SocketSite) West Berkeley pharma company may add 80,000 sq ft product testing facility (Daily Cal) UC Berkeley closes access to popular University Falls (Sac Bee) Op-ed: Berkeley women: it’s time to lead the next revolution […]
Unbeknownst to some, the magnitude 6 Napa County earthquake that woke many people up in Berkeley at 3:20 a.m. on Sunday morning was “predicted” by scientists in our very city with a 10-second warning about the trembler. The alert was issued by the UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory’s ShakeAlert earthquake early-warning project. The demonstration warning system provided 10 […]
A magnitude 6 earthquake shook many people awake in Berkeley at 03:20:44 a.m. on Sunday Aug. 24. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the shaker was 4 miles north-west of American Canyon, California, and registered a depth of 6.7 miles. American Canyon is north of Vallejo and about 28 miles north of Berkeley. People took […]