Huge swaths of debris, including reeds and clumps of water hyacinth, have been spotted floating on the surface of the waters of the East Bay shoreline.
Damaged tide tubes mean water doesn't drain quickly from Aquatic Park, and that leads to flooding.
The cause of the outage was a tree making contact with a power line in El Cerrito, said PG&E.
This weekend's sunny forecast in Berkeley makes recent storms and rain feel like a distant memory. But some of the impacts from the weather remain, including downed trees around town.
Multiple readers shared video of two hailstorms that hit Berkeley on Monday afternoon. If you got any cool shots or videos, feel free to let us know.
Readers were impressed by a dazzling rainbow over Berkeley that showed up around 3:20 p.m. Friday. A number of them shared their images with Berkeleyside.
Berkeley’s creeks are currently running hard and fast, as photos and videos shared by our readers demonstrate. The rain is expected to continue through Thursday.
It was a chilly 38 degrees in Berkeley on Friday morning, but the cold snap is nothing compared to what is coming.
Local resident John Holland captured dramatic photographs and video of a 50-foot tree that fell down Monday at College and Alcatraz avenues in Berkeley, apparently due to wind.
What’s life like aboard a scientific research vessel plying the California coast deploying robots to unlock important data about climate change?
Update, 3:30 p.m. North Berkeley water repairs are taking longer than planned and won’t be working again until after 10 p.m. Friday, EBMUD has announced. Full restoration may even last into early Saturday morning, according to an advisory released just after 3 p.m.
EBMUD has suspended its 25% drought surcharge for all customers, as well as mandatory restrictions on water use, after reservoirs have filled up and efforts by East Bay residents to conserve water conservation have yielded impressive results.
Never one to shirk a challenge, the city of Berkeley has come up with an ambitious plan designed to take on everything from racial and social inequity to the impacts of climate change and natural disasters.
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