Video story: Unsheltered people living on Caltrans property near the Seabreeze Market by University Avenue and Interstate 80 are grappling with the trash that has accumulated. The city recently installed a dumpster in the area.
Three new laws will shape how Berkeley residents eat, build and influence lawmaking.
Library officials want people to fill out a survey so they can figure out which kitchen items to offer.
Incumbency and fundraising ability still mattered as the two sitting council members won reelection. However public financing allowed candidates to spend more time talking to constituents.
On Monday, four years after the Berkeley City Council approved plans for a new high-rise on Harold Way, the project team submitted its building permit application to the city of Berkeley.
A six-story, 101-unit project proposed in Berkeley at San Pablo and Hearst avenues won near-unanimous approval Thursday night from the zoning board.
The 2015 law requires cellphone retailers to distribute warnings about radiation exposure.
The change is part of a $10.3 million effort to reconfigure Shattuck and improve safety and traffic flow.
“This is a beginning of a process,” Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.
Last week, officials voted to spend about $11 million in tax revenue on new and existing services to address homelessness, including an RV parking program and an outdoor homeless shelter for up to 50 people.
Owners of a 13-unit property have evicted all their tenants in order to sell the property. Community groups are trying to put pressure on the landlords so they sell it to the tenants.
Two people have been killed in 2019 while crossing the street; about 89 have been injured.