The City Council will soon enter into a memorandum of understanding with BART on how to build housing on the sites. A community advisory group will help consider zoning changes and priorities.
It is outrageous that UC Berkeley students cannot go and listen to someone like Ann Coulter without fear of being intimidated and attacked.
The lifelong Berkeleyan made it her mission to advocate on behalf of others.
Berkeley Home Match placed just nine students this year but plans to place 100 students in the coming years.
Since only 5% of the homeless in Berkeley are families, the city manager is recommending the bulk of Measure P's $3 million go to individuals. That is a mistake.
New worry for parents: Study by Berkeley science institute finds toxic substances in preschool carpets
The director of Step One Preschool replaced rugs after a study by the Green Science Policy Institute found worrisome chemicals in the carpets of that school and 17 others.
Asian Americans make up 20% of the city, but you would never know it if you saw the names on our streets, parks and schools. The renaming of a tiny downtown street presents the opportunity to start to change that.
What started out as a home experiment to emulate her favorite childhood bagel has become a full-fledged business for Emily Winston, whose bagel shop opens Nov. 29.
She led a life of enthusiasm and integrity of purpose.
I am grateful that after hearing complaints, a playwright with a show at the Marsh Berkeley took out a racial epithet — that has been used derogatorily to refer to Japanese Americans — from the name of his play.
Cyclists may eventually be able to roll through stop signs if there is no other traffic nearby.
There is no problem with RVs There are no piles of trash outside of them. Their inhabitants don’t behave menacingly. The people who live in RVs and other vehicles in West Berkeley don’t disrupt daily life.
When the City Council approved an expansion of the program in 2017, members were assured they would only be used for traffic-related purposes. A new measure allows police to use them in criminal investigations.
There is real pleasure working one-on-one with a student. The program is looking for more volunteers.
After going on 40 years, the bakery's owners say they are "getting too old for the excitement of successive five-year leases" and would like to secure a long-term future. They've bought a building on the same block.
After being homeless for over five years, I am no longer surprised by shabby treatment at shelters. The Berkeley Community Resource Center is a happy exception.