The city is conducting a study and holding public meetings to evaluate current conditions and future needs.
Mendonca sits on the Housing Advisory Commission, has been homeless herself and currently resides in Section 8 housing.
From housing and homelessness to improving public safety and infrastructure, I am committed to meeting the community's needs. These 10 projects are just some of many initiatives my office and the Council are working on.
Berkeley should revise the Adeline Plan and Draft EIR to include a two-lane option on Adeline Street and more housing along the corridor and at Ashby BART.
The longest running Juneteenth festival in Northern California was back in South Berkeley on Sunday.
The festival, inaugurated to celebrate the abolition of slavery in the United States, promises live music, dancing, food, health screenings, activities for kids and more.
People care a lot about what happens in South Berkeley — and they shared those views during the first full meeting on the brand new Adeline corridor plan draft.
The new proposal could result in hundreds of housing units on the Ashby BART parking lot, narrower tree-lined streets, and new intersections. Learn more at a community meeting tonight.
Asphalt and car lanes would be replaced with grass, playgrounds, seating and eating areas — transforming what is now concrete into a pedestrian and bicycle pathway.
For many, an over-the-counter zoning certificate may be all that's needed now, rather than going through public hearings and paying thousands of dollars.
In a U-turn, organizers of the Berkeley Flea Market say it will not be closed until April and will open this weekend if the weather cooperates. But even without rain, storm clouds rumble over the market's future.
The 46-year-old market will be closed in February and March due to financial struggles, but should reopen in April. The hiatus will give organizers time to regroup and strategize to attract more customers.