The university may build 700 units for students, as well as 100 units for people experiencing homelessness. There would still be a park, although it would be smaller.
Berkeley is on track to fail on its most urgent climate policy imperative: reducing pollution from cars.
More than two years after officials voted to regulate street behavior and limit the use of public space, council voted Thursday to revise those rules and, eventually, enforce them.
Officials voted Tuesday night to create a new yearlong task force to study racial disparities in police stops in Berkeley to consider whether changes should be made.
The shelter on Ninth Street, which can accommodate 90 people a night, had been slated to close April 15.
The plan to help the unhoused falls short because there is no mechanism to place people in long-term housing and the city is not building any low-income housing to help them.
Around 90 people have been sleeping each night at the Berkeley Emergency Storm Shelter. But it is slated to close on April 15.
The push to give the PRC more authority over the police department is unneeded and unwarranted in Berkeley, which has an excellent department. Stop this misplaced zealotry.
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday night to hear what kind of housing could be built at the North Berkeley BART station. Officials vowed to be as transparent as possible.
Berkeley and BART officials are holding a meeting Thursday night to allay fears and start the discussion about what could be built. There are no current plans to build anything.
Berkeley should let the entire community develop a positive vision of what we want on the site.
While cities like Berkeley are addressing homelessness, it needs the resources and attention of the state.
Only a few weeks after the start of recreational cannabis sales, Berkeley decided to lower the business tax