The central part of the new pergola, or arbor, at the Berkeley Rose Garden has been rebuilt, and the curved pathway underneath is open to park visitors again. At least for now.
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.
The director of the Parks Recreation and Waterfront Department seems to have a strange and troubling resistance to replacing park Porta Potties with permanent bathrooms.
A series of workshops starting Saturday will let community members passionate about improving Berkeley's aging infrastructure share input to help guide a new influx of cash.
No, infrastructure is not “sexy”, but it is critical to our quality of life. And Berkeley has not invested adequately in it for many years. We need to change that.
As a presidential campaign colored by controversy inches ever closer, local races and campaigns struggle to be heard amid the cacophony. But Berkeley’s ballot is packed with measures that will determine the near-future of the city’s infrastructure, affordable housing stock, education budget, and campaign finance system.
By Jim Rosenau
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.
On Monday afternoon a small event was held to mark the 'groundbreaking' for Phase 1 of the Rose Garden Trellis Restoration Project.
By René Davids
The 21-year-old Fremont student was killed after he intervened in an argument or disturbance between two groups of strangers three years ago.
Affordable housing and homelessness topped the list on a survey of concerns voiced by Berkeley voters polled last week.
An innovative program to offer secure storage containers for the possessions of Berkeley’s homeless could cost nearly $350,000 a year in staffing, along with $50,000 in start-up costs.
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