The East Bay Regional Park District has closed Lake Anza to swimming due to high levels of toxic algae. The decision was made after tests showed the toxin Microcystin had reached dangerous levels, and the news came before the official swim season ends next Friday, Sept. 9.
For the first time since 1968, UC Berkeley has banned dog owners from walking their dogs without a leash on the Cal campus
Julie Ann Baccelli had an experience Wednesday which goes to remind you that unexpected happenings can also be good things.
Recent rains have cleared toxic algae from several East Bay lakes, including Tilden’s Lake Anza, East Bay Regional Park District officials have announced.
The East Bay Regional Park District has just closed Lake Anza, in Tilden Regional Park, to swimming due to high levels of toxic algae, which can be fatal for dogs.
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Many local restaurants have been allowing dogs to join diners outdoors, although it was illegal. That changes in January.
The solar calendar installation at César Chávez Park in Berkeley is an homage to the famous activist, a peaceful waterfront vantage point and, lately, the target of multiple acts of vandalism.
Earlier this year, the Berkeley Police Department relaunched its monthly newsletter to inform the community about notable arrests and incidents, as well as crime prevention tips and safety resources. Along with beat maps and police contacts for each neighborhood, the newsletter highlights arrests and open cases in Berkeley from the prior month. The sixth edition of the newsletter came out in June. Scroll down for highlights. (more…)
The Berkeley Police Department has issued an updated statement on the incident last Saturday which ended with a pet pit bull being shot and killed by a police officer. The police also released a photo of the gun that a member of the community witnessed being fired in the resident’s backyard — and which prompted them to alert the police.
Making a point in no uncertain terms. Sign spotted in the Claremont neighborhood.