The Berkeley City Council put many minds at ease Tuesday night by voting to allow existing trees and some vegetation to remain in place in traffic circles around town.
Cyclists may eventually be able to roll through stop signs if there is no other traffic nearby.
Consumers should reduce and reuse — before recycling. Also, avoid “wish-cycling” low-quality items in hopes they’ll be processed abroad.
Advocates say the proposed ordinance would give all tenants a “fair chance,” but landlords say they’re entitled to information about applicants.
The Speyside Fund and Speyside Equity, among others, should return the $14.5 million it took in distributions so the money can go to pay worker pension funds and other debts, a legal filing contends.
Frustrated with the official handling, some people in the disability community organized their own emergency response efforts during recent blackouts.
The city is conducting a study and holding public meetings to evaluate current conditions and future needs.
Bacteria levels in the water at Aquatic Park have been within normal limits for the past two weeks, prompting city staff to tell the community Friday evening that it’s all right to go back in the water.
Update: A “mechanical issue” caused a Union Pacific train to make an emergency stop in Berkeley late Thursday afternoon, Union Pacific told Berkeleyside.
Neighbors are pleased a Finnish tech entrepreneur-turned-artist is improving the site, but some are worried about continued public access.
Mendonca sits on the Housing Advisory Commission, has been homeless herself and currently resides in Section 8 housing.
Acting quickly Monday in response to air quality concerns due to fires in the region, the city of Berkeley decided to open up Old City Hall as an overnight shelter for those experiencing homelessness.