Officials approved a new Kaiser Permanente medical center on San Pablo Avenue after property owner Wareham agreed to give four months of free rent to several of its struggling tenants who have to move.
The tax has generated about $5 million since its inception in 2015. Numerous community groups that have gotten funding met recently to talk about what they have done with the funds — and to celebrate.
One project will serve seniors. The other will serve the homeless, veterans, and low-income residents.
Meet Julie Sinai, a candidate for Berkeley School Board in the November 2018 election.
After a long lead time, ground has finally been broken for the 14,000-square-foot store, which will serve as a grocer, health care center, coffee shop and performance venue.
Berkeley owes $640M in pension obligations, which means Berkeley has to funnel funds toward that rather than fixing its parks, piers, and roads. Our leaders must address this.
The regular Berkeleyside contributor will post his photos for one week, through Wed. Feb. 21. Don't miss them!
Berkeley and a group of community organizations are working together to ensure that older residents have options to age 'well' in the city.
One of the founding members of Actors Ensemble, Bill was a patron of the arts and a kind critic who didn't have a malicious bone in his body.
Marian Cleeves Diamond was one of the founders of modern neuroscience.
Wolffe Jay Nadoolman was a man of many talents. He worked on Wall Street, was an inventor, a collector, a writer. But his work as a pediatrician brought him the most pleasure.
Residents in South and West Berkeley have greater health risks than those in other neighborhoods. The Center for Food, Faith & Justice is addressing the issue with garden, classes.