The fees to help maintain and improve Berkeley's stormwater and lighting systems have not been increased in decades. Berkeley is seeking funds to modernize its infrastructure.
Approved ADU projects quadrupled last year in Berkeley, and the Council hopes new measures will increase the numbers.
The owner, Ken Sarachan, has enlisted a developer and a sign announcing construction has gone up on the property at Telegraph Avenue and Haste Street.
Every city, every movement, every industry, every issue, every leading mover and shaker gets its due in this masterwork by the emeritus professor of geography at UC Berkeley.
The City Council acted legally when it created a Civic Center overlay in 2014, restricting 9 buildings, including the post office, for civic or nonprofit use, a judge ruled Monday.
A week after announcing plans to build 1K student units in People’s Park, Carol Christ said she will push to build on 9 other sites too, and released renderings of the park plans.
Youth Spirit Artworks will look for a new site for its tiny houses for homeless youth, after the Ohmega owner decided to sell the lot instead of renting it to the organization.
Some people who spend time in the storied Berkeley park acknowledge the need for housing but worry about the park’s future; others say the plan should not go ahead, period.