Tideline Marine Group began operating ferries out of the Berkeley Marina earlier this year, to some commuters' delight. Others wonder if ferries are a viable transit option.
A local resident who has regularly chronicled Cesar Chavez Park over the years produced a video about the helicopter that made an emergency landing Saturday at the Berkeley Marina.
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter made an emergency landing in Berkeley on Saturday, citing mechanical issues, authorities report.
First responders pulled two people to safety Tuesday after they spent two hours in the water holding onto their sinking boat outside the Berkeley Marina, authorities report.
A rare burrowing owl was found dead recently at Berkeley’s Cesar Chavez Park, raising some concern in the community.
By Rubi Abrams
Authorities worked to beat the tide Sunday to remove a vehicle that crashed Saturday night into the Berkeley Marina and began leaking fluids into the water.
By Dorothy Brown
The city of Berkeley has announced the closure of its historic municipal fishing pier due to “considerable structural damage” that has made the popular walkway unsafe for the public.
Berkeley celebrated Independence Day in a variety of ways — flying the flag, eating, drinking, spending time with friends and family, and enjoying a stunning fireworks display at the Marina. We’re delighted to publish some of the photographs shared by Berkeleyside readers.
FOURTH OF JULY AT THE MARINA Celebrate the Fourth of July on Saturday at the Berkeley Marina, from noon to 10 p.m. Enjoy food trucks and booths, handmade crafts, free dragon boat rowing from 12 to 5 p.m., pony rides, a petting zoo, an inflatable bouncy area, water bubble balls (pictured above) and more. The Adventure Playground will be open until 8 p.m. for children to use hammers, nails, saws and paint with parent supervision. The event culminates in fireworks over the water south of the Berkeley Pier at 9:35 p.m., presented by the City of Berkeley. The Berkeley Marina is at 201 University Ave. Parking in the Marina is $15 for the day, or you can ride your bike over the Berkeley bicycle overpass and use the free valet parking near Adventure Playground. Admission is free. Details on transportation and events at www.anotherbullwinkelshow.com. (more…)
For years, Berkeley resident Martin Nicolaus has been coming out to César Chávez Park to admire its natural beauty and take photographs — a collection of which he published in a book last December.
By Paul Kamen
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