In the latest Berkeley crime roundup: charges have been filed in a new sexual battery series, an attempted reptile theft, a violent attack and robbery in a parking garage, and more.
Starting this fall, some unhoused people in Berkeley could spend every day and night in one downtown Berkeley basement without missing a meal, a shower or a full night's sleep.
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.
She can no longer afford the rents in Berkeley so she is moving to Vallejo.
The Berkeley City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a two-year budget that focuses on public safety, housing affordability, sustainability and diversity, according to the mayor.
As the city starts telling people to clear out their stuff, some homeless residents are avoiding enforcement by packing up their items daily.
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.
Getting them into permanent shelter could cost $43 million more each year.
Berkeleyside has pored over city records and done our own reporting to bring you a robust roundup of recent and forthcoming housing developments around the city. This report was updated in August.
The city is shaping a vision for a new waste management facility at its current site at Second and Gilman streets. There are currently three proposals on the table.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night in favor of a public planning process that could one day bring San Francisco Bay Ferry service to Berkeley.
Wareham Development had plans to raze the businesses to create parking for a planned Kaiser medical office facility. ZAB said that is not the best use of the land and nixed the application.