When the homeowner did not voluntarily repair his house, a court-appointed receiver spent around $550K to fix it. The City Council will review the situation on Tuesday.
Berkeley cited 1911 Harmon St. for code violations. When they were not corrected, the court appointed a receiver to make the repairs, which cost $600,000. The original owner has to come up with a repayment plan.
The 250-foot eucalyptus that toppled Jan. 6, killing a man, had not been flagged as posing any danger in recent years, but officials are examining everything that might have led to its fall.
The Streets Team program provides work experience to people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless with the goal that it will help them land paid employment.
That bushy tail you saw scampering away near Ohlone Greenway? Yep, it's probably a gray fox.
If state Proposition 10 passes, Berkeley's system of rent control – and the role of the Rent Board – could change dramatically.
The shutdown of the 128-year-old restaurant follows closely after the closures of longtime Berkeley institutions Brennan's and Hs Lordships.
A several-year effort to designate Campanile Way as a city landmark hit a major bump last month when the City Council reversed a decision by the Landmarks Preservation Commission to do just this.
UC Berkeley wants to upgrade the sand volleyball courts to comply with Title IX regulations, but some neighbors say that will conflict with covenants the university agreed to.
Many fires are caused by downed power lines, but while some say a new PG&E shutoff policy makes sense, others believe cutting power during an emergency puts people at greater risk.
A four-story apartment building destined to house grad students went up in four days in July, including beds, sinks, sofas, and stoves. It is slated to open this month.
A much-revised proposal for 3000 Shattuck Ave., which features dorm-like larger units, was rejected by ZAB on June 28 — its third time before the board.
Ash from a wildfire is creating hazy skies and a dusting of ash on cars, decks, and yards. Air quality officials advise that people stay indoors and shut their windows.
Like other large development proposals in Berkeley, this unusual dorm-like co-living project is testing opinions on what’s needed to best solve the city’s housing crisis.
The owners of a 1950s home on the landmarked North Berkeley common want to build a partial second-story using the original architect's plans.
The old Looking Glass Photo building will be home to a Berkeley location for the MTO Center, an international nonprofit organization that centers on teaching Sufi meditation.