The city of Berkeley will no longer allow natural gas pipes in many new buildings starting Jan. 1, 2020. It's the first city in California to pass such a law, officials said.
The property has hosted everything from a mattress store to an overflowing artist warehouse. Now, as its owners prepare to sell the site, its future is in question.
A 12-story, 156-unit project downtown won praise and nearly unanimous approval Thursday from the city's zoning board. Speakers called it a home run for union labor and the "gold standard" for development.
The new system will allow Berkeleyans to purchase and renew permits, as well as pay fines instantly via the internet.
You won't find sushi or bento boxes at Asuka Uchida and Yoshika Hedberg's upcoming Berkeley restaurant. Instead, they will serve modern "New Japanese" cuisine.
A block of Shattuck Avenue in downtown Berkeley could see major changes in the next few years with the construction of an eight-story, 209-unit housing complex between Channing Way and Durant Avenue.
The City Council unanimously voted to work with BART on the planning process, and established Berkeley's broad vision for the site.
There's a way to make BART better, faster and different for under $3 billion.
Building on its success in downtown Berkeley, the California-Oaxacan restaurant will open a new outpost in the former Barlago space.
More than 20 restaurants opened, 17 closed in the East Bay. This month's list includes several noteworthy spots in San Leandro, El Cerrito and beyond.
Existing office space in Berkeley can be old and funky while the demand is for modern and open-plan. And, compared to San Francisco and Oakland, the economics of building new here don't pencil out, say experts.
45,000 new households and 33,000 new jobs are forecast to be coming to the San Pablo corridor by 2040. Two counties, 7 cities, 12 miles and at least a dozen years: all are factors in preparing the area for that growth.