The Alameda County Transportation Commission and Caltrans are working with officials from Berkeley and Emeryville to improve safety and traffic flow where Interstate 80 meets Ashby Avenue.
Destroyed in the 2013 Rim Fire, plans for the reconstruction of the camp near Yosemite are reaching fruition
Unlike San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond and UC Berkeley, the city of Berkeley does not have a warning siren. Its Disaster and Fire Safety Commission believes it's time that it did.
In a discussion that spanned the impact of zoning laws and climate change on communities of color, the panel agreed it was important for the East Bay to lead the nation in having frank conversations about race.
45,000 new households and 33,000 new jobs are forecast to be coming to the San Pablo corridor by 2040. Two counties, 7 cities, 12 miles and at least a dozen years: all are factors in preparing the area for that growth.
The pantry, launched during the tumultuous spring of 1969, feeds 1,700 people a month and gives away 180,000 pounds of food a year.
For 17 years, Ana da Silva has made flower arrangements from her store on Gilman Street. When neighbors learned she was shutting down, they volunteered to repair an old kiosk so she could continue to operate.
The city is shaping a vision for a new waste management facility at its current site at Second and Gilman streets. There are currently three proposals on the table.
City officials and cycling and pedestrian advocates gathered to discuss solutions after a number of automobile collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians caused concern in January and February.
In a U-turn, organizers of the Berkeley Flea Market say it will not be closed until April and will open this weekend if the weather cooperates. But even without rain, storm clouds rumble over the market's future.
Influenced by a 7-year-old in Texas who raised money to help the President build his wall, a group of young friends stood up for what they think is right in Berkeley this weekend.
Wareham Development had plans to raze the businesses to create parking for a planned Kaiser medical office facility. ZAB said that is not the best use of the land and nixed the application.