A huge increase in E. coli bacteria at the north end of Aquatic Park has caused the city to urge community members to minimize activities that require contact with the water. Warning signs are being posted.
The site, known for its mid-century homes, isn’t under protective status, but current residents hope the new owner will “be respectful and honor the Common.”
The silver metal circles starting popping up on Berkeley sidewalks this summer, but no one seems to know who the creator is.
One store is new, and two others are closing.
Getting the Northbrae playground back up and running is complicated by several factors: insurance, code and the fact that the park is not city property.