In recent months, the city and campus community have worked together to improve fire safety in large group homes, in particular, before special events or parties.
Neighbors have twice appealed a family's plan to build an addition onto their home in the hills.
Officials have voted to move ahead with plans to open a new "pop-up" homeless shelter at Second and Cedar — despite many unknowns about financing, staffing and logistics.
City Council voted to install a rectangular rapid flashing beacon, thinking it would make the intersection safer for bicyclists. But a four-way stop would be more effective.
Creating and using a public bank rather than using a corporate one could help Berkeley earn millions that could help pay for city programs.
Berkeley allows men to show their nipples. The city should change the law so women can, too.
A naked activist unleashed a 5-minute tirade in a mostly empty City Council chamber in Berkeley on Tuesday night. (The following story contains nudity and profanity.)
Two years and two lawsuits after an application was made to build new housing in southwest Berkeley, City Council has approved the project after a judge ruled it had to.
Library directors want to bring in an independent consultant to examine why the institution has been so troubled recently, including having three directors in just a few years.
Berkeley has been relying on its historic reputation for being liberal. But a suggestion to classify Antifa as a gang and the actions of police at the Aug. 27 rally show otherwise.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín is calling on community members to blanket the city with a newly created poster "to show the white supremacists … that Berkeley Stands United Against Hate."
I urge the Berkeley City Council to publicly adopt a non-partisan, universal resolution and statement of political non-violence.
State and local officials joined together in Berkeley on Tuesday morning to express a unified message against hate.