The citizens of Berkeley have a critical choice to make concerning our Downtown Area Plan. The direction that the city takes with this plan will determine if we can confront the problems this city faces and maintain our commitment to sustainability and social equity, or if we will continue a slow retreat towards an increasingly insular and homogeneous community. We are at a crossroads.
Thursday night, Berkeley's zoning board approved an 18-story mixed-use building at the downtown Walgreens site, set to bring 274 new apartments to the city.
The renovated plaza will have café tables and chairs, new trees, a sculpture, a sound installation, and a stage for the dozen of live performances planned each month.
The units will have "chic amenities" and the complex will include a gym and parking garage. The project should be finished by mid-2020.
Nearly a year after protesters last clashed on the streets of Berkeley, groups on the left and right returned Sunday ready for confrontation.
The bunker-like building on Bancroft Way that has sat empty for four years, ever since BAMPFA left for shiny new digs downtown, may one day be a life sciences hub.
The hotel only went forward after the Council twice agreed to defer fees owed by the developer. That lowered the developers' upfront costs and increased profit margins.
The developers are targeting people who live and work in Berkeley, families and people who want to downsize, and professionals who want to be able to take public transit.
Kareah Mendoza had been living on the streets of Berkeley for a few years. He had lost touch with his family in recent years.
[Sponsored] In advance of her appearance at the Bay Area Book Festival, Katherine Applegate talks about her new book, 'Wishtree,' and the craft of writing for a younger audience.
The three-hour tour makes stops at six restaurants, where you'll get a healthy helping of eats, drinks and even a little history along the way.
The popular vegan fast-casual chain to open its second East Bay location and other East Bay food news.