Thousands of Berkeley high school students and community members organized protests in response to George Floyd’s killing last summer.
No residents or firefighters were injured but several people were displaced from the home, which is no longer fit to live in.
The BESS ran from November to April this year, and remained open 24 hours a day with reduced capacity.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has less than a one in a million chance of severe side effects, but the city is pausing its administration out of an abundance of caution.
This makes the fourth reported armed robbery of a bike in the hills in recent weeks, in addition to at least one other attempted armed robbery.
The man was found unresponsive and later determined to be dead by the Berkeley Fire Department.
The man was found dead on Saturday morning and has not yet been identified by the Alameda County coroner’s office.
While the accessory dwelling unit is legal, these South Berkeley tenants are upset they were not informed it was coming.
Free rides for South Berkeley residents are available through the South Berkeley Mutual Aid Project and fully vaccinated drivers are encouraged to volunteer.
Nearly half of all Berkeley residents have gotten at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 30% of the city’s population is fully vaccinated.
Religious institutions are offering COVID-19 vaccines to their communities in familiar settings.
California is expected to announce Tuesday that Alameda County can move into the orange tier, meaning Berkeley could open bars and expand several other business operations.
The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to everyone in Berkeley except children in the next two weeks.
The unanimous vote kickstarts a 2-year-long process which would see about 9,000 more housing units at various income levels built over the next several years.
The Berkeley Rent Stablization Board’s seminars offer help to landlords and tenants with security deposits, registering rental properties, the newly-approved Measure MM and more.
Our pandemic timeline plots the pivotal moments of the past 12 months, from the first COVID-19 case in Berkeley to the arrival of vaccinations and the lifting of restrictions.