Berkeley lags behind other cities in the number of people getting tested. Officials say the new site will help change that.
There were at least five separate rallies Saturday in Berkeley, coming in the wake of a few last week. More are slated to happen over the next few days.
Groups of up to 12 people must collectively agree to limit their social activities to only each other for at least three weeks.
The fund has paid for rent from March through June for about 214 people. Most of the payments went directly to Berkeley landlords.
The Rent Board wants voters to adopt those and other changes to the rent control ordinance. The City Council must decide whether to put the changes on the Nov. 3 ballot.
Caravans of cars carrying 30 to 40 people vandalized Farmacy Berkeley and other stores this weekend.
Patrons will be able to return checked-out books starting today.
Jay Kelekian is retiring in the middle of an investigation that appears to be examining alleged harassment of an employee.
The proposed changes to the rent control ordinance would take away an exemption first allowed 40 years ago.
Berkeleyside reporter Orenstein joining the Oakland newsroom brings the total number of staff there to seven.
Restaurants have been hard hit by COVID-19. Letting them set up tables outdoors would boost business while maintaining social distancing.
Retailers are allowed to deliver as long as they only deliver goods that were in their inventory at the start of the shutdown.
Some florists are reopening for curbside delivery Friday, just in time for Mother’s Day. Many think they have permission to do so.
The four-story apartment complex on Walnut Street sits on land that might become part of a new 850-bed student housing project known as the Gateway.
James “Jay” Kelekian, one of the city’s more highly paid employees, has been Executive Director of the Rent Stabilization Board for 18 years.
Small businesses got an average grant of $2,744, arts organizations $16,818. Restaurants and food service businesses made up the largest category of grantees.