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.
After being defeated two years ago, a group of Berkeley residents is trying once more to landmark the view from the base of Cal's Campanile.
Berkeley's watchdog campaign committee will hold a hearing to see if a property owners group violated election filing laws in 2016.
In recent months, the city and campus community have worked together to improve fire safety in large group homes, in particular, before special events or parties.
A new documentary about California Typewriter, a store on San Pablo Avenue, opens Friday. To celebrate that and typewriters, in general, the store held a typing gathering.
A group of Berkeley firefighters are among those assisting with the rescue and cleanup efforts post-Hurricane Irma.