The peregrine falcons that have made their nest atop Cal’s Campanile for the past three years are back — and they have laid three eggs so far.
Instead of empty lots, the land could include elongated greenspace, walking paths, dog parks, play areas and community gardens.
Photographer Chris Polydoroff has been following — and documenting — a pack of five or six coyotes in Tilden Park.
Over 250 bird lovers fanned out through Berkeley, Oakland and adjacent cities on Sunday as part of the count, the longest-running community science initiative in the world.
Staff says “almost all” of the affected addresses provided by PG&E to the city appear to be outside city limits. But Berkeley Hills residents should still be ready to evacuate with a red flag warning in effect.
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.
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.
Most addresses in the city had reportedly gotten their electricity back by Monday evening, authorities reported.
The city of Berkeley has warned affected residents to prepare to be without power until Friday.
Air quality in the city has been improving steadily over the day Monday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s monitor in West Berkeley. As of noon, the rating was listed as moderate.
More than 7,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley remained without power Sunday night and relief may still be days away. A new blackout is set to begin Tuesday in Alameda County. Details are limited.
Several trees and tree limbs have come down as forceful gusts hit Berkeley. Some brought power lines down with them.