Acting quickly Monday in response to air quality concerns due to fires in the region, the city of Berkeley decided to open up Old City Hall as an overnight shelter for those experiencing homelessness.
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Most addresses in the city had reportedly gotten their electricity back by Monday evening, authorities reported.
The city of Berkeley has warned affected residents to prepare to be without power until Friday.
Their shared interest in sustainability brought the two East Bay food businesses together, inspiring them to collaborate on ambitious new offerings.
The Reimagine End of Life Festival, which runs through Nov. 3, confronts the taboo of death. It creates community through plays, talks, books and other art forms.
Air quality in the city has been improving steadily over the day Monday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s monitor in West Berkeley. As of noon, the rating was listed as moderate.