Oakland is the East Bay's top dog haven, according to experts, but the whole area has lots to offer for our canine friends.
New housing and the appeal of public transit is putting areas like West Oakland, Fruitvale and Millsmont into more buyers' home searches.
The two brothers who now own the 39-year-old Berkeley institution plan to keep Poulet's healthful focus, uniquely Berkeley spirit and, of course, its chicken recipes.
Secrets, and sometimes deceptive practices, are revealed when a house goes up for sale and home inspectors peer into basements, attics and behind electrical panels.
Only a tiny percentage of real estate agents in the U.S. are people of color, and the same is true in Berkeley and the East Bay despite the relative diversity of the area.
It's now possible to whip out your phone at work and fire up your crockpot, turn on the heating and re-lock your front door at home. Smart-home gadgets are in the ascendant.
Cal's undergraduate student population increased 15% in the last decade. The university is making some progress, although slow, at adding more housing.
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday night to hear what kind of housing could be built at the North Berkeley BART station. Officials vowed to be as transparent as possible.
Berkeley and BART officials are holding a meeting Thursday night to allay fears and start the discussion about what could be built. There are no current plans to build anything.
A tale of two West Berkeley projects. Both have been challenged by neighbors. So far, just one will be built
Sometimes when neighbors object to a project and work with the developers, the building gets better. Sometimes it just gets stopped.
Senior co-housing, like one such community in Oakland, is on the upswing as more aging adults look for alternatives to institutional living.
Some locals are fine with the 8-story apartment building proposed for a vacant lot on San Pablo. Others cite spoilt views and increased traffic congestion as objections.